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Marine Electrician (ESU) - 2658

Date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Bremerton, WA, US, 98312

Company: HII's TSD

 A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries 

Who We Are

Come join our Elevator Support Unit (ESU), where your accomplishments will make a positive impact supporting the U.S. Navy and America’s national defense! This position will support contracted skilled trades work on Advance Weapon Elevators, Aircraft Elevators, and their systems on U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier (CVN) class ships. The selected candidate will support ESU by performing a variety of skilled trades, maintenance, and technical tasks on cargo handling systems, carrier weapons elevators, vertical stores conveyors, and associated equipment. Travel (25% -50%) within and outside of the continental United States may be required.


A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries

  • Defense & Federal Solutions
    • Defense & Federal Solutions, a business group within Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division, helps solve tough national security challenges for the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies. Our expert capabilities include intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), and cyber; secure enterprise IT engineering and operations; military training and simulation; logistics management and integrated product support; and fleet maintenance, modernization, repair and sustainment.

What you will do

  • May train/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.
  • Selected candidate will work closely with higher level employees in specialized assignments.
  • 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.

What you must have

  • Must have experience performing troubleshooting, preventative maintenance and testing of ships electrical systems.

  • Must be proficient in reading electrical drawings and schematics

  • Must have ability to follow safety protocols and procedures and knowledge of qualify control steps & procedures.

  • Must be able to calibrate, and make minor repairs on tools/equipment.

  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a DoD confidential security clearance, base access credentials, and must be a U.S. Citizen.

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

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

Bonus Points for…

  • Experience in the operation, repair and electrical maintenance of Marine Hydraulic Systems highly desired

  • Prior Shipboard experience preferred, prior experience on aircraft carrier elevators and/or weapons elevators is highly desired.

  • Candidates who hold a current or active DoD confidential clearance or higher preferred.

  • Candidate with related technical training, degrees and/or certifications 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.


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 provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

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

Nearest Major Market: Tacoma
Nearest Secondary Market: Seattle