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ESU Laborer (Trades Assistant) - 5971

Date: Aug 11, 2022

Location: Chesapeake, VA, US, 23320

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 5971 

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain 

Level of Experience: Entry Level 

Employee Referral Bonus Amount: ERP Amount: $[[FILTER10]].00

Summary

Join our Elevator Support Unit (ESU)! The position will support contracted skilled trades work on Weapon Elevators and Aircraft Elevators and their systems on U.S. Navy ships.

 

The selected candidate will support ESU by performing a variety of skilled trades, maintenance and technical tasks on aircraft carrier elevators, cargo handling systems and associated equipment, including aircraft elevators, weapons elevators and vertical stores conveyors. Selected candidate will work closely with higher level employee in specialized assignments. 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. Your accomplishments will make a positive impact supporting the U.S. Navy and America’s national defense! Travel within and outside of the continental United States may be required. #LI-MJ1 *TL *SG

What you will do

  • Assists workers in the skilled maintenance trades.
  • 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, tasks vary.
  • 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.

What you must have

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have knowledge and/or experience using basic hand tools.
  • 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.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must be able to provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.

Preferred: Bonus points for...

  • Knowledge and/or experience in a trades specialty (i.e. mechanical, electrical, welding, HVAC, fitting) preferred. 
  • 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.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with receipt, inventory or stock of materials a plus. 
  • 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.

This opportunity resides with Fleet Sustainment, a business group within Mission Technologies, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. For 40 years, the U.S. Navy has entrusted HII to maintain and modernize the vast majority of its fleet. From small watercraft to submarines, combatants and aircraft carriers, our systems and maintenance experts help the Navy maintain a high state of readiness. And, we deploy with the most advanced technology and capability available.

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.com.

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


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