FSG Tradesperson 1 (Welder)
HII FLEET SUPPORT GROUP (0480)
External Job Description
Position Specifics: This is a Full-time position with an opportunity to gain on the job experience in the Fleet Modernization field, with the possibility for overtime depending on contract and workload. The Tradesperson 1 will primarily support the Fabrication Shop in Chesapeake, VA. Occasional travel to local and non-local shipyards and military bases may be required.
Candidate must have the following experience to qualify:
• Ability to obtain and maintain a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) ID card and at a minimum, a DoD CONFIDENTIAL security clearance.
• Ability to travel locally or out of area up to 25% of the time. Current passport and out of country travel possible for tasking as required.
• Experience reading and interpreting blue prints
• Experience working in a team environment.
• Experience with SMAW, GMAW and GTAW
• Ability to provide own basic hand tools.
Assists workers in the skilled maintenance trades. Performs specific or general duties of lesser skill, such as supplying or holding materials and tools; cleaning working area, machine, and equipment; and performing other unskilled tasks as directed. Tasks vary. Position may perform specialized machine operations. Performs maintenance and minor repairs to various machines under supervision. May make local pick up and deliveries of supplies and company equipment and material, paint, lag, surface preparation and minor facilities maintenance. Check and return tools from tool room. Assists in receipt and inventory of material, tools and equipment.
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. Most work is performed aboard ships or in industrial conditions. Travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States.
115 - FSG MMTS Busn Unit - 11500 - Marine Services Ops
US Citizenship Required for this Position
No relocation assistance available
High School Diploma/GED
Yes, 25%-50% of the time
High School education or Trade School or equivalent + 1 year of related experience. Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.
• Candidates that have completed a welding program and/or obtain welding certifications 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 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.
Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled Welcome. U.S. citizenship required for most positions.