FSG Master Tradesperson 2 (MSD Electrician)
HII FLEET SUPPORT GROUP (0480)
External Job Description
The selected candidate will be supporting our Marine Services Division working on the deck plates performing modifications, inspections and upgrades to electrical systems to assist with alterations and installs for fleet modernization on various contracts such as NUWC, SPAWAR and NSWCP. Selected candidate will be required to travel to shipyards and military bases located around the country when not assigned to a local task. Per diem available based on location when on travel, travel and lodging expenses are covered by the company. There is potential to work up to 20 hours overtime a week.
Position Specifics: Candidates must have the following to qualify for the position.
• Must have experience installing, repairing, and troubleshooting electrical distribution systems in a marine and/or industrial setting.
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret clearance and base access/credentials.
• Must be able to travel 50% of the time.
Installs, operates, maintains, repairs and modifies equipment. Performs a variety of maintenance and technical support on products such as equipment, integrated systems and subsystems, and software at customer and/or field locations. Analyzes and evaluates products and related performance. Troubleshoots and diagnoses malfunctions to eliminate problem in minimum time. Installs, upgrades and removes products ensuring coordinative engineering field change. Maintains effective customer communications and relations. May provide onsite training of customer support personnel. Applies understanding of production and processes to assignments. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. May assist in the development and use technical documents including controlled work packages, formal work processes and procedures, test documents, reports and task or trip reports. 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.
**$1,500 Sign on bonus available for candidates that hold a NAVSEA STD 009-123 Fiber Optic Certification upon successful transference of credentials.
114 - FSG MMTS - 11407 - HM&E
US Citizenship Required for this Position
No relocation assistance available
High School Diploma/GED
Yes, 50% of the time
HS education or Trade School + 2 years of related experience. Prefer technical/professional certifications. Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.
• Candidates that hold a NAVSEA STD 009-123 Fiber Optic Certification and/or NAVSEA STD 009-073 Multi-pin Copper Certification are highly desired.
• Prior Alteration and installation experience on surface ships and/or submarines is a plus
• Experience in various contracts such as NUWC, SPAWAR, and NSWCP is preferred.
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.
Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled Welcome. U.S. citizenship required for most positions.
Category: Skilled and Entry Level Shipyard Labor
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
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.
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.