Tradesperson 1 (Shipboard Alteration Installer Asst.) - 1175
Location: Virginia Beach, VA, US, 23462
Company: HII's TSD
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 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.
Seeking shipboard alteration installers for fleet modernization. The selected candidate will be supporting our Systems Integrations department working on active class submarines and surface ships using various mechanical tools to install and remove industrial equipment to assist with alterations and installations for fleet modernization on various contracts such as Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Space & Naval Warfare Systems Command and Naval Surface Warfare Center. Selected candidate will be required to travel to shipyards and military bases located around or out of 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. #LI-MJ1
Essential Job Responsibilities
Under direction, performs routine work technical trades duties to include support of technical repairs and installations. Work from blueprints and tech manuals. Work assigned is typical of standard work assignments common to specialty trades. Applies job skills and company policies to complete a wide range of tasks that vary based on job, contract, customer requirements, specifications, etc. Performs semi-skilled and unskilled laboring duties related to the installation, maintenance and repair of a wide variety of systems and equipment.
•Must have experience working in a shipboard or associated industrial field.
•Must have experience with basic mechanic tools and the ability to provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.
•Must have experience working in a team environment.
•Must be able to travel, averaging 50-75%, to shipyards and military bases located around or out of the country when not assigned to a local task. Per Diem paid per day based on travel assignment.
•Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance.
•Must be able to obtain and maintain a DBIDS/CAC badge for base access/credentials within 60 days of start date.
•Must have a valid driver’s license.
•Must have High School Diploma or equivalent or Trade School with at least 1 year of related work experience.
•Maintenance and repair experience preferred.
•Ability to read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings and/or technical manuals preferred.
•Shipboard experience desired.
•Trade school and/or experience in a related trades specialty desired (i.e. mechanical, electrical, welding, HVAC, fitting).
•Prior firewatch training or experience a plus.
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.
Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.