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Local Driver & Matl Support (Matl Dist Handling Support 3) - 4277

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Chesapeake, VA, US, 23320

Company: HII's TSD



HII has been helping the U.S. military safety deliver the military materiel they need, across the globe, for decades. The selected candidate will be supporting the facilities team base at our Fabrication shop and Warehouse in Chesapeake, VA. Responsibilities include prepping specific vehicles at the warehouse facility to perform daily runs to local bases, shipyards, clients, vendors, and facilities for pickups and deliveries to/from/for our teams working various tasks located around Hampton Roads (Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Newport News, Hampton, Virginia Beach, Suffolk - occasional Yorktown). Vehicles range from trucks (F250-like), flatbeds (F450 or International) as well as commercial vans. #MJ-LI1

What you will do

  • Performs a combination of manual and clerical shipping and/or receiving duties which may require the use of hand trucks, forklifts, and other devices, as well as computers to maintain data.
  • Receives incoming materials or prepares materials for shipment.
  • Verifies quantity, weight, and conformance of materials; prepares records of materials shipped and bills of lading; routes materials to destinations.
  • May lay out, fabricate, and assemble nonstandard shipping crates and boxes, and prepare parts and tooling for special shipment.

What you must have

  • Must have High School Diploma/equivalent and 4 years additional education and/or related experience.
  • Must have a minimum of 6 months professional experience driving a medium Gross Vehicle Mass Rating (GVMR) vehicle (between 10,000 – 26,000 pounds) and/or higher.
  • Must have professional experience driving a forklift.
  • Must have ability to prioritize pick up and deliveries to save time and costs.
  • Must have ability to obtain/maintain access to a DBIDS card  
  • Must have ability to obtain/maintain access to several bases and shipyards in the VA area.
  • Must have ability to access CIA areas with ability to obtain/maintain a NAVSEA badge

Preferred: Bonus points for...

  • Familiarity with Hampton Roads area preferred.
  • Candidates with current or past forklift certification a plus.
  • CDL a plus

Physical Requirements

Ability to lift forty pounds, carry and transport heavy equipment and boxes and work in high heat/cold environments, aboard ships, under industrial conditions, in confined spaces, at heights, and in extreme weather. Ability to operate portable power tools. Work may involve climbing and working on ladders.

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.

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.  

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

Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads