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FSG Master Tradesperson 4 - Work Authorization Form (WAF) Coordinator (27289BR)

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Fleet Support Group
5200 W. Mercury Blvd. Suite 250
Newport News, VA 23605
Phone: 7578965556

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5200 W. Mercury Blvd. Suite 250
Newport News, VA 23605
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External Job Description Position Specifics: Selected candidates must meet the following requirements: • Must have experience as a WAF Coordinator and with tag out procedures. • Must possess a minimum of 6 years’ experience in additional trade specialty (i.e. electronic technician, electrician, mechanic, etc.) • Must have experience with Microsoft Excel and have good computer & typing skills. • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret clearance and DBIDS badge. • Must be able to travel 50% of the time. The selected candidate will be responsible for developing technical documents including work control packages, formal work processes and procedures, test documents and reports as required. Assists in scheduling, reporting, verifying objective quality evidence documentation and disposition procedures for quality assurance documents. Responsible for updating and maintaining production database and incorporate applicable drawings changes as required. Interfaces with necessary Government, shipyard and ship's force personnel to assist with the generation and routing of technical work authorization documents as necessary. Performs installation and repair duties related to trade specialty when not acting as WAF coordinator. Candidate will be required to travel up to 50% of the time when not assigned to local work. Possibility of working up to 10-15 hours overtime a week. Master understanding of production and processes. Responsible for interfacing with customers, managing subcontractors and ability to provide work direction to others. May provide direction and lead others. May manages one or more multiple jobs. Completes comprehension of specialty trades functions and tools. Performs a variety of complicated and non routine tasks. Develops and uses technical documents including controlled work packages, formal work processes and procedures, test documents, reports and task or trip reports. Schedules, reports and briefs customers and senior management. May perform quality inspections on finished product. Performs duties outside of specialty in order to complete installation or work assignment. Must be able to lift, carry and transport heavy equipment and boxes. The exact weight requirements will be determined by the specific job, but no less than 30 lbs. Able to work on and climb ladders, work in extreme temperature environments, aboard ships, in shipyards, under industrial conditions and in confined spaces. Able to perform other duties as required which may involve high heat, humidity, noise and dirty conditions, working aloft or over the sides of vessels. May ride ships at sea for extended periods. May require wearing a respirator. Travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States. Department/Cost Center 114 - FSG MMTS - 11400 - SYST INTEGRATION PMO US Citizenship Required for this Position Yes Relocation Assistance No relocation assistance available Clearance Type Secret Minimum Education High School Diploma/GED Shift 1st Schedule Full-time Travel Yes, 50% of the time Basic Qualifications HS education or Trade School + 6 years of related experience. Prefer technical/professional certifications. Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty. Company Statement Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Integrated Missions Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs nearly 37,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. EEO Statement Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled Welcome. U.S. citizenship required for most positions.

Category: Skilled and Entry Level Shipyard Labor


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NOTE: The following description is a GENERAL Overview of this career and not a description of a particular job posting.

The path to a shipyard career often begins with a position as a Firewatch, Trade Helper or Apprentice. Apprentice programs are rigorous and workers are often more successful if they begin in an entry-level position forst to obtain some key critical skills and knowledge such as:
- Learning the words and terms used in shipyards that aren't used in oher workplaces
- Learning about basic tools and their proper use
- Learning about the variety of trades jobs available so the worker can choose a position best suited to their interests
Education
These occupations usually require a high school diploma.

Job Training: Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Qualifications
Candidates must have 6-8 years of experience in their trade for first class tradesmen positions.

Entry-level jobs require a minimum of 6-12 months experience working in a shipyard environment.