FSG Master Tradesperson 4
HII FLEET SUPPORT GROUP (0480)
Virginia Beach-Virginia-United States
External Job Description
This position is Located in JEB Little Creek. The Welding position provides support to Coastal Riverine Group Two in their efforts to maintain their Fleet of primarily Aluminum hulled small craft. The selected candidate will be required to perform welding, fabrication and inspection of small boats and craft, and aluminum hulls in accordance with NAVSEA standards.
• Must have prior experience with Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW/MIG) and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW/TIG) in accordance with Navy technical manuals and/or NAVSEA standards.
• Must have past or current certifications in: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG), Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) and Gas Metal Arc Welding Pulse (GMAW-P).
• Must have experience repairing and troubleshooting hull damage to rails, hull structure, cabin tops and other metal areas relating to civil engineering support equipment (CESE) and watercraft.
• Must have extensive knowledge of technical requirements and be able to interpret technical drawings, blueprints and manuals.
• Must have ability to identify complex problems and solutions as well as supervise lower level employees.
• Must be able to obtain/maintain a DoD secret security clearance and base access credentials.
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
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 require wearing a respirator. Travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States.
*Candidate must be able to demonstrate welding ability on multiple processes through qualification testing and pass with a satisfactory grade from our Quality Assurance Team within 30 days of hire for continued employment.
113 - FSG MMTS Busn Unit - 11302 - Technical Support
US Citizenship Required for this Position
No relocation assistance available
High School Diploma/GED
Yes, 10%-25% of the time
HS education or Trade School + 6 years of related experience. Prefer technical/professional certifications. Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.
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.
Category: Master Tradesperson
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.
High School Diploma/GED
HS education or Trade School + 4 years of related experience. Prefer technical/professional certifications. Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.