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Shipboard Elevator Journeyman - 1912

Date: Nov 18, 2020

Location: Chesapeake, VA, US, 23320

Company: HII's TSD

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.




Job Description

The selected candidate will support the Elevator Support Unit (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 employees in specialized assignments. May train/assist other employees/navy personal on shipboard systems and day-to-day operations. Work includes daily activities of physical labor in an industrial and shipboard environment. #LI-MJ1

Essential Job Responsibilities
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.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Must have High School education, or Trade School or equivalent, and 4 years of related experience. 
  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints, technical manuals and/or related technical documents
  • Must have troubleshoot, maintenance and repair experience on mechanical systems and associated 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 or equivalent.
  • Must have knowledge of quality control steps and procedures
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a DoD confidential security clearance and base access credentials.
  • Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.
Preferred Requirements
  • Prior shipboard experience preferred, prior experience on aircraft carrier elevators and/or weapons elevators is highly desired.
  • Candidates who hold an active confidential clearance or higher preferred.
  • Candidates 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 an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads