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FSG Master Tradesperson 4 (27678BR)

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HII Fleet Support Group
5200 W. Mercury Boulevard Suite 250
Newport News, VA 23605
Phone: 757-896-5205

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5200 W. Mercury Boulevard Suite 250
Newport News, VA 23605
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FSG Master Tradesperson 4 HII FLEET SUPPORT GROUP (0480) Virginia Beach-Virginia-United States 27678BR External Job Description Position Specifics: *This position requires a SECRET level security clearance. The selected candidate must have 3 consecutive years of experience repairing and troubleshooting hull damage to rails, hull structure, cabin tops and any other metal areas relating to CESE and boats. Extensive knowledge of technical requirements is a must. Candidate must be able to demonstrate ability to identify complex problems and solutions as well as supervise lower level employees. Prior experience with MIG/TIG welding service in accordance with Naval Ships’ Technical Manual Chapter 074 Volume 1 Welding and Allied Processes is required. The selected candidate will be required to perform service in accordance with NAVSEA T0300-AU-SPN-010 Fabrication, Welding and Inspection of Small Boats and Craft, Aluminum Hulls. Required certifications: Certified in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG), Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) and Gas Metal Arc Welding Pulse (GMAW-P) using 5356 filler wire per NAVSEA T0300-AU-SPN-010, page 72, Table 23 applicable OEM tech manuals. 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 manage 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. Department/Cost Center 113 - FSG MMTS - 11302 - TECHNICAL SUPPORT 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, 25% 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. Preferred Qualifications 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. 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.