Marine Welders 3 - 9000 in Virginia Beach at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 9/21/2022

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Job Description

 Requisition Number: 9000 

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

At HII we build and maintain U.S. Navy readiness every day. 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 currently seeking Alteration Installation Team (AIT) Marine Welders in the Hampton Roads Virginia area for fleet modernization.

The selected candidates 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. *TL

Selected candidates may be required to travel to various shipyards and military bases located around the Hampton Roads Virginia area. Does that sound like an interesting way to make a great living? Then a rewarding career as an marine Welder at Mission Technologies, “Mission Ready - All Domain,” and Virginia’s largest private employer is waiting for you.

Benefits include: Travel per diem, 401k plan, Medical, Dental, Vision, Tuition reimbursement, unlimited referral bonus opportunities and much more...

What You Will Do

Applies comprehensive understanding of production and processes toward completion of assignments. Responsible for interfacing with customers, managing subcontractors and ability to provide work direction to others. Performs a variety of complicated and non routine tasks. Develops and uses technical documents including controlled work packages, formal work processes and procedures, test documents, reports and task or trip reports. Schedules, reports and briefs customers and senior management. Performs duties outside of specialty in order to complete installation or work assignment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School education, or Trade School or equivalent, and 4 years of related experience.

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

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.

  • Current or prior certified steel stick welding (SMAW) certificate applicable with MIL-STD-248.

  • Formal weld and/or brazing training and/or combination piping and plate welding qualifications.

  • Level-2 Visual Test Certification.

  • Current OSHA 10 Maritime Certificate.

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

  • Capable of using various electrical/electronic measuring instruments.

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

Preferred Bonus ...

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

  • Current Shipyard Competent Person Certification preferred.

  • Prefer technical/professional certifications.

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

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


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

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