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Motor Rewind Technician (Mastertradesperson 4) - 1028

Date: Feb 11, 2021

Location: Hampton, VA, US, 23661

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 be responsible for training US Navy sailors to operate equipment safely used to repair and rewind electrical motors used on US Navy vessels. The candidate will also inspect various kinds of electric motors for damage and evidence of electrical and mechanical malfunctions as well as prepare all reusable parts for rewinding and inspect renewed parts for hidden, structural damage or unusual conditions.

Essential Job Responsibilities

Master understanding of production and processes. Responsible for interfacing with customers, managing subcontractors and ability to provide work direction to others. May provide direction and lead others. May manage one or more multiple jobs. Completes comprehension of specialty trades functions and tools. 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. May perform quality inspections on finished product. Performs duties outside of specialty in order to complete installation or work assignment.

Minimum Qualifications

HS education or Trade School + 6 years of related experience. Prefer technical/professional certifications.Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.

  • Must have electrical machinery repair experience (preferably electrical motor rewind).
  • Must have shipyard/navy experience or commercial equivalent.
  • Candidate must have formal documentation showing time line of prior experience in obtaining US Navy NEC.
  • Must be able to operate specialized repair and testing equipment, including but not limited to: winding machines, test panels, surge testers, core-loss testers, cut-off saws, burnout ovens, grinders, cranes, forklift trucks, brazing units, varnish dip tanks, VPI systems, and various handheld power and non-power tools.
  • Must be able to complete required paperwork for each job accurately and on a timely basis.

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