Marine Welder - 4895 in National City, CA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 1/12/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Who We Are

For over a century, HII has built and maintained the U.S. Navy’s most powerful warships. Join us as we continue to maintain the Navy’s readiness!

We are seeking shipboard Senior Marine Welders for fleet modernization. The selected Marine Welder will be supporting our Systems Integrations department working on active class submarines, surface ships, and shore based communication facilities using various 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.

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. Must be fully COVID-19 immunized.  *TL



What You Will Do

Applies appropriate welding processes to join, surface, fabricate, or repair parts of metal or other weld-able materials.  Works from blueprints, engineering sketches, charts or work orders. Lays out and marks points on parts or subassemblies using rule, square, scribe or templates. Positions pieces to be welded into jigs, holding fixtures, guides and steps using measuring instruments and hand tools. May inspect completed work for conformance to specifications Make recommendations for improvements or modifications to correct problems. Provide operation/maintenance instruction to customer personnel. Assist engineering staff in determining and solving equipment design problems. Perform preventative maintenance. May provide work leadership to less-experienced technicians. 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. May perform simple repairs on machinery or minor repairs to buildings. Transports materials, tools, and equipment to and within work sites as required. Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned. Participate in special projects as required. 



What You Must Have

  • Must have an Active DoD Secret clearance.

  • Must have current or prior certified Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)/Stick, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)/TIG, Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)/MIG qualification certificates applicable with MIL-STD-248.

  • Must have experience mirror welding.

  • Must have formal weld and/or brazing training and/or combination piping and plate welding qualifications.

  • Must be able to work from blueprints, engineering sketches, charts or work orders as well as written and verbal instruction.

  • Must be capable of using various electrical/electronic measuring instruments.

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

  • Must have a High School education, or Trade School or equivalent, and 6 years of related experience.

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

  • Must be fully COVID-19 immunized.



Bonus Points For...

  • Current welding qualification certificates applicable with MIL-STD-248 is preferred.

  • Current OSHA 10 Maritime Certificate preferred.

  • Current Shipyard Competent Person Certification preferred.

  • Prefer technical/professional certifications.

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

  • Prior Submarine Radio Room & C4I experience preferred.

  • Candidates possessing a current U.S. Travel passport are preferred.



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.

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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