Army Watercraft Maintenance Tradesperson 1 - 1746
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.
Work will be performed at Joint Base Langley Eustis in support of the 7th TBX Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) providing Army watercraft Field Level Maintenance and Repair to ensure the fleet is maintained within the Army's maintenance standards. Candidate will provide comprehensive watercraft maintenance and repair services using various tools to ensure that proper and timely maintenance is conducted. Maintenance shall include Preventative Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) as well as other emergent mechanical repairs. The selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain base access credentials.
Essential Job Responsibilities
Under direction, performs routine work technical trades duties to include support of Preventative Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS), 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.
•Candidate must have skills equivalent to Army 88L10 through 88L20 certification or have a minimum of one (1) year experience working on or around Maritime Machinery, Vessles (US Army Vessel Experience Preferred) or equivalent, conducting maritime machinery maintenance and repairs is required.
•Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance and base access credentials.
•Must have a valid driver's license.
•Must be a US citizen
•High School education, or Trade School or equivalent, and 1 year of related experience.
•Prior repair experience on Army watercraft mechanical systems is 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.