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FSG Master Tradesperson 3 (MSD Electrician) (28569BR)

FSG Master Tradesperson 3 (MSD Electrician) HII FLEET SUPPORT GROUP (0480) Chesapeake-Virginia-United States 28569BR 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 setting. • Must have experience reading technical drawings or schematics. • Must be able to travel 50% of the time. Applies comprehensive understanding of production and processes toward completion of assignments. Responsible for interfacing with customers, managing subcontractors and ability to provide work direction to others. 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. 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. **$2,500 Sign on bonus available for candidates that hold a NAVSEA STD 009-123 Fiber Optic Certification upon successful transference of credentials. Department/Cost Center 115 - FSG MMTS Busn Unit - 11500 - Marine Services Ops US Citizenship Required for this Position Yes Relocation Assistance No relocation assistance available Clearance Type None Minimum Education High School Diploma/GED Shift 1st Schedule Full-time Travel Yes, 25%-50% of the time Basic Qualifications HS education or Trade School + 4 years of related experience. Prefer technical/professional certifications. Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty. Preferred Qualifications • 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. 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 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, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 40,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. EEO Statement Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled Welcome. U.S. citizenship required for most positions. Job Expires 13-Feb-2020

Category: Marine Electrician


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

Marine Electricians are typically responsible for assembling, installing, testing, and maintaining electrical wiring and equipment, as well as inspecting electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, or necessary repairs. Marine Electricians may also prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring or equipment while ensuring compliance with safety codes
Education
Typically a High school diploma or GED is required, along with technical or post-secondary electrician's degree and license.
Qualifications
Typically, employers require:
- Minimum of five years verifiable work experience in the ship repair industry
- Basic trade specific knowledge, such as n understanding of power tools and their usage
- Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in the testing and repair of electrical components
- Reliability and dependability
- Ability to obtain a security clearance

Company Information

HII Fleet Support Group LLC
5200 W. Mercury Blvd. Suite 250
Newport News, VA 23605
Phone: 757-896-5556

Application Information

5200 W. Mercury Blvd. Suite 250
Newport News, VA 23605
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