Alteration Installation Tradesperson (Tradesperson 1) - 4831 in Chesapeake, VA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 1/6/2022

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Job Description



Summary

When a U.S. Navy ship needs repairs, they call us. Join our Marine Services Operation (MSO) as we keep the most powerful Navy the world has known afloat and ready to serve. MSO trades teams provide expert solutions on shipboard alterations & installations for fleet modernization. The selected candidate will be supporting MSO by performing general labor, skilled/unskilled tasks and work closely with higher level employees on specialized assignments to assist with alteration and installation for fleet modernization. When not assigned to local tasking the trades teams travel to shipyards and military bases located around country and out of the continental United States to complete contracted work. Per diem available based on location when on travel, travel and lodging expenses are covered by the company. #LI-MJ1 *TL



What you will do

  • Assists workers in the skilled maintenance trades.
  • Perform a variety of general manual labor tasks including, but not limited to, lifting and moving materials, loading and unloading vehicles, digging and refilling holes, and other activities in a helping or assisting mode.
  • Perform simple repairs on machinery or minor repairs to buildings.
  • Transports materials, tools, and equipment to and within work sites as required.
  • Participates in special projects as required.



What you must have

  • Must have High School education or equivalent, and 1 year of related experience or a Trade School Diploma/Equivalent. 
  • Must have knowledge or experience in a trades specialty/general labor role related to the maintenance & repair field(i.e. mechanical, electrical, welding, HVAC, fitting).
  • Must have experience working in a team environment.
  • Must have ability to follow safety protocols and procedures.
  • Must be able to provide own hand tools.
  • 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.
  • Must be willing to travel when not assigned to a local tasking.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.



Preferred: Bonus points for...

  • Candidates who are currently enrolled or have graduated from and/or completed a vocational school or skilled trades certificate program within the last two years are highly desired.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in a shipboard trades specialty (i.e. mechanical, electrical, welding, HVAC, fitting) preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, technical manuals and/or related technical documents a plus
  • Knowledge/ability of using various mechanical industrial tools such as precision measuring instruments, minor rigging equipment, portable power units and mechanical fastening devices or equivalent a plus.
  • OSHA 10 Maritime Certification a plus 



Physical Requirements

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.

Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries provides mission-critical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising nearly 6,000 professionals in 45 states and 16 countries, our unique national security services portfolio includes unmanned systems, defense and federal solutions, and nuclear and environmental services. For more information, visit tsd.huntingtoningalls.com.

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.

Federal Executive Order 14042 requires that covered contractor employees who work on, or in connection with, covered Federal contracts or at covered contractor workplaces may be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and comply with other requirements. Covered contractor employees also must comply with agency COVID-19 workplace safety requirements while in Federal workplaces. Applicant agrees to comply with said requirements to the extent they apply to the applied-for position.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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