Trades Assistant - 4508 in Bremerton, WA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 1/18/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bremerton, WA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/18/2022
  • Job ID:
    814192800

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! Our Trades Assistants will be supporting contracted skilled trades work on our Elevator Support Unit (ESU). You will help us with installations and alterations to Weapon Elevators, Aircraft Elevators, and their associated systems on U.S. Navy ships. Travel within and outside of the continental United States may be required as well.



What You Will Do

  • The selected candidate will support ESU by performing a variety of skilled trades, maintenance and technical tasks on aircraft carrier elevators, weapons elevators, cargo handling systems, and vertical stores conveyors

  • May assist other employees/navy personal on shipboard systems and day-to-day operation.

  • Work includes daily activities of physical labor in an industrial and shipboard environment.  

  • Performs specific or general duties of lesser skill, such as supplying or holding materials and tools; cleaning working area, machine, and equipment; and performing other unskilled tasks as directed.

  • Position may perform specialized machine operations.

  • Performs maintenance and minor repairs to various machines under supervision.

  • May make local pick up and deliveries of supplies and company equipment and material, paint, lag, surface preparation and minor facilities maintenance.

  • Check and return tools from tool room.

  • Assists in receipt and inventory of material, tools and equipment.

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What You Must Have

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Must have knowledge and/or experience in a trades specialty (i.e. mechanical, electrical, welding, HVAC, fitting).

  • Must have experience working in a team environment.

  • Must have ability to follow safety protocols and procedures.

  • Must be able to obtain base access credentials within 60 days of hire and maintain them throughout employment.

  • This position requires up to 25% business travel. 

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and have a valid drivers license.

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



Bonus Points For...

  • Candidates who are currently enrolled or have graduated from and/or completed a vocational school or skilled trades certificate program within the last two years are preferred.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, technical manuals and/or related technical documents a plus

  • Knowledge/ability of using various mechanical industrial tools such as precision measuring instruments, minor rigging equipment, portable power units and mechanical fastening devices or equivalent 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. Most work is performed aboard ships or in industrial conditions. 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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