Tech Subject Matter Expert - Marine Welder - 3482
Location: Virginia Beach, VA, US, 23462
Company: HII's TSD
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 welding to assist with alterations and installations for fleet modernization on various contracts such as Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Naval Information 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
*Candidate must be able to demonstrate welding ability on needed processes through qualification testing and pass with a satisfactory grade from our Quality Assurance Team with in three weeks of start date for continued employment.
**This position requires business travel. HII policy requires that all employees must be complete with their COVID vaccination to engage in business travel.
What you will do
Considered subject matter expert in technical specialty. May work directly with customer or customer representatives, attend meetings and deploy for special projects. Ability to manage, oversee, schedule and assign tasks to one or more multiple jobs. Installs, operates, maintains, repairs and modifies equipment. Performs a variety of maintenance and technical support on products such as equipment, integrated systems and subsystems, and software at customer and/or field locations. Analyzes and evaluates products and related performance. Troubleshoots and diagnoses malfunctions to eliminate problem in minimum time. Installs, upgrades and removes products ensuring coordinative engineering field change. Maintains effective customer communications and relations. May provide onsite training of customer support personnel.
What you must have
Must have High School diploma or equivalent and 4 years of related experience.
•Must have current or prior certified steel stick welding (SMAW) certificate applicable with MIL-STD-248.
•Must have formal weld and/or brazing training
•Must be able to travel 50% - 75% of the time.
•Must be able to obtain a DoD secret clearance and maintain throughout employment.
•Must be able to obtain base access/credentials with in the first 60 days of hire and maintain throughout employment.
•Must be able to provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.
•Must be a U.S. citizen.
Preferred: Bonus points for...
Prior experience welding on shipboard systems preferred.
•Prior C4I experience preferred.
•Candidates who have graduated from and/or completed a vocational school or a skilled trades certificate program are preferred.
•Candidates with combination piping and plate welding experience and/or qualifications preferred.
•OSHA 10 Maritime Certification a plus.
•Current Shipyard Competent Person Certification preferred.
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 50 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.
A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries
This opportunity resides with Defense & Federal Solutions, a business group within Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division, helps solve tough national security challenges for the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies. Our expert capabilities include intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), and cyber; secure enterprise IT engineering and operations; military training and simulation; logistics management and integrated product support; and fleet maintenance, modernization, repair and sustainment.
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 supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit: www.huntingtoningalls.com.
Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.