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Mechanical Engineer (Experienced)

Niskayuna, NY

  • Niskayuna, NY, 12309, US
  • West Mifflin, PA, 15122, US
  • 2022-05-05 22:20:02
  • Engineering/Science
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Job Description

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory’s Future Power Plants organization in Future Development Programs is responsible for driving new technology development and determining notional concepts for mechanical systems for a new submarine.  This position will provide an opportunity for the successful candidate to contribute significantly to the technical approach and delivery strategy for the next submarine design.  This position will require extensive contact with design partners at the design shipyards, program vendors, and Naval Reactors.  The engineers in this area are working on advanced technology and concepts which will be implemented into future submarines and will be an enduring part of the defense of our nation.

The successful candidate for this position will be a foundational part of a growing team responsible for developing the fluid systems, structures and arrangements, and propulsion systems for the future submarine by using their technical knowledge of the design, testing, and operation of shipboard systems as well as the application of NR program principles and established design methods. 

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute their design and operations knowledge in the areas of fluid system and/or propulsion system design as well as mentoring less experienced engineers in these areas.

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