Mechanic/Technician - 4156 in Virginia Beach, VA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 1/18/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries 



Summary

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 for fleet modernization. The selected candidate will be supporting our Systems Integrations department working on active class submarines and surface ships using various mechanical tools to install and remove industrial equipment to assist with alterations and installations for fleet modernization on various contracts such as Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Space & Naval 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. *TL

*This position requires business travel. HII policy requires that all employees must be complete with their COVID vaccination to engage in business travel.



What you will do

  • Install, maintain, repair, overhaul, troubleshoot, modify, construct and test various types of electrical and/or mechanical equipment and related devices.
  • Apply technical knowledge of electronics principles in order to put equipment in operational condition and solve moderately complex problems.
  • Troubleshoot and correct malfunctions using specialized test and diagnostic equipment.
  • Modify circuitry to improve performance.
  • Make recommendations for improvements or modifications to correct problems.
  • May provide operation/maintenance instruction to customer personnel.
  • Perform preventative maintenance.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Participate in special projects as required.



What you must have

  • High School education/equivalent, and 2 years of related experience. 
  • Must have direct experience with mechanical applications on industrial equipment.
  • Must be capable and have knowledge of using various mechanical industrial tools such as precision measuring instruments, minor rigging equipment, portable power units and mechanical fastening devices.
  • Must have experience with the mechanical installation of equipment including junction boxes.
  • 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 provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.



Preferred: Bonus points for...

  • Candidates who are currently enrolled or have graduated from and/or completed a vocational school or skilled trades certificate program are preferred.
  • Current OSHA 10 Maritime Certificate 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 50 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: 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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