Marine Mechanic 2 - 7044 in Norfolk at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 9/20/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

 Requisition Number: 7044 

Required Travel: 51 - 75% 

Employment Type: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain 

Level of Experience: Mid 

Who We Are

Are you looking to join a team of professionals for a long term secure and rewarding employment opportunity? Then join our System Integration (SI) team whose accomplishments make a positive impact supporting the U.S. Navy and national defense!  We are seeking  shipboard alteration installers Marine Mechanics for fleet modernization in the Norfolk/Virginia Beach Virginia area. The selected candidate will be supporting our Systems Integrations Organization working on active class submarines and surface ships installing, repairing, and troubleshooting mechanical tools to install, upgrade and remove industrial equipment 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.  Does that sound like an interesting way to make a great living? Then a rewarding career as a Marine Ship Pipefitter at Mission Technologies, “Mission Ready. All Domain.” and the largest private employer HII is waiting for you.  *TL

What You Will Do

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. Applies understanding of production and processes to assignments. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. May assist in the development and use technical documents including controlled work packages, formal work processes and procedures, test documents, reports and task or trip reports. Performs duties outside of specialty in order to complete installation or work assignment. 

*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 the company covers lodging expenses.

What You Must Have

  • Must have a H.S. Diploma or T. school or equivalent (GED) and two (2) to four (4) years prior experience supporting shipboard mechanical installation and/or maintenance teams.

  • Must have experience with the mechanical installation of equipment including junction boxes.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DBIDS/CAC badge and a DoD Security Clearance.

  • Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.

Preferred Bonus ...

  • Prior AIT or active duty experience on current active class surface ships and submarines is preferred.

  • Experience supporting the installation and assembly of electronic equipment cabinets associated with C5ISR/ C4ISR is a plus.

  • Experience in the performance of preventative maintenance is a plus.

  • Familiarity with NAVSEA approved Quality Assurance Programs is a plus. 

  • Current OSHA 10 Maritime Certificate is a plus.

  • Technical/Professional Certifications are a plus.

  • Possession of a current U.S. Travel passport is 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. Travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States.

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit:


HII’s Mission Technologies division develops integrated solutions that enable today’s connected, all-domain force. Capabilities include C5ISR systems and operations; the application of AI and machine learning to battlefield decisions; defensive and offensive cyberspace strategies and EW; unmanned, autonomous systems; LVC solutions; platform modernization; and critical nuclear operations. Together, HII's domain expertise and advanced technologies support mission partners anywhere around the globe. For more information, visit


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

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