Mechanic (Mastertradesperson 3) - 4132 in Newport News, VA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 5/18/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries 

Who We Are

We have an exciting oppotunity to join our growing team at the Newport News Shipyard! As an experience Mechanic, you will apply comprehensive understanding of production and processes toward completion of assignments. Be Responsible for interfacing with customers, managing subcontractors and ability to provide work direction to others. Perform a variety of complicated and non routine tasks. Develop and use technical documents including controlled work packages, formal work processes and procedures, test documents, reports and task or trip reports. Schedule, report and brief customers and senior management and prerform duties outside of specialty in order to complete installation or work assignment.

What You Will Do

  • Install, operate, maintain, repair and modify equipment.
  • Perform a variety of maintenance and technical support on products such as equipment, integrated systems and subsystems, and software at customer and/or field locations.
  • Analyze and evaluates products and related performance.
  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses malfunctions to eliminate problem in minimum time.
  • Install, upgrade and remove products ensuring coordinative engineering field change.
  • Maintain effective customer communications and relations.
  • May provide onsite training of customer support personnel.
  • Apply understanding of production and processes to assignments.
  • Perform 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.
  • Perform duties outside of specialty in order to complete installation or work assignment.


What You Must Have

High School education, or Trade School or equivalent, and 4 years of related experience. Prefer technical/professional certifications. Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.

Bonus Points For Having!

  • Must be able to read and understand the use of precision measuring tools.
  • Must be able to interpret blueprints and drawings.
  • Must be able to identify system and component location based on ships structure.
  • Must have a proficient use of layout tools

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.

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:

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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