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Electrical Designer - Military Veterans

at General Dynamics

Responsibilities for this Position

Electrical Designer


Job ID: 2023-11580
Type: Full-Time
# of Openings: 20
Category: Drafting/Design
EB Groton Shipyard


There is presently a need for highly-motivated Designers with the ability to produce design deliverables from design sketches, layouts and/or concepts to support manufacture, assembly and test. We are looking for candidates with the desire to develop skills through on-the-job experience and continued education to advance in the design profession.



  • High School diploma/GED or Vocational High School diploma
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in drafting (portfolio) with Computer Aided Design (CAD)

  • 2 year Technical School/College
  • Knowledge of Microsoft products, familiarity with design practices/rules and CAD tools, ability to perform design related math functions, ability to read and interpret written instructions and drawings (blueprints), and the desire to develop skills through on-the-job experience and continued education to advance in the design profession.
  • Familiarity with Electrical Design Systems, Cableways and Components a plus.
  • Familiarity with Design Standards, Military Specifications, Manufacturing Processes, Design for Six Sigma, Lean Design/Manufacturing is a plus.
  • Experience with Autocad/CATIA/NX


Groton, CT

General Dynamics

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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