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Technical Subject Matter Expert - 2896

Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: National City, CA, US, 91950

Company: HII's TSD

 A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries 


At HII we build and maintain U.S. Navy readiness every day. We are currently Seeking Shipboard alteration installers for fleet modernization with experience in various contracts such as NUWC, SPAWAR and NSWCP. The selected candidate will be supporting our Systems Integrations department working on active class submarines and surface ships leading teams on data technician based projects to assist with alterations and installations for fleet modernization on various contracts such as Naval Undersea & Surface Warfare Center and Space & Naval Warfare Systems Command. Selected candidate will be required to travel to shipyards and military bases located around or out of the country when not assigned to a local task. Per diem available based on location when on travel, travel and lodging expenses are covered by the company.



A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries

  • 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

  • Performs a variety of maintenance and technical support on products such as equipment, integrated systems and subsystems, and software at customer and/or field locations.

  • Considered subject matter expert in technical specialty.

  • May work directly with customer or customer representatives, attend meetings and deploy for special projects.

  • Ability to manage, oversee, schedule and assign tasks to one or more multiple jobs. Installs, operates, maintains, repairs and modifies equipment.

  • Analyzes and evaluates products and related performance.

  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses malfunctions to eliminate problem in minimum time. Installs, upgrades and removes products ensuring coordinative engineering field change.

  • Maintains effective customer communications and relations.

  • May provide onsite training of customer support personnel.

What you must have

  • Must have submarine or shipboard Data Lead capabilities to assist with the LMA and government representative during major ship availabilities.
  • Experience installing, repairing, and troubleshooting electrical distribution systems on Navy and other marine vessels.
  • Must have experience overseeing installation and fabrication of cable/connectors IAW NAVSEA STD 009-123 Fiber Optic and NAVSEA STD 009-073 Multi-pin Copper.
  • Must have experience interfacing with WAF and Test Engineer coordinators on data requirements on board U.S. Naval Ships.
  • Must have a minimum of two years prior experience leading shipboard electrical installation/maintenance teams.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DBIDS/CAC badge, a DoD Secret Security Clearance, and be a US Citizen.
  • Must have familiarity with NAVSEA approved Quality Assurance Programs.
  • Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.
  • HS education or Trade School + 8 years of related experience, to include specific systems expertise.

Bonus Points for...

  • A candidate with prior experience working on/with U.S. Navy vessels is highly desired.

  • A candidate with NAVSEA STD 009-123 Fiber Optic and/or NAVSEA STD 009-073 Multi-pin Copper Certification(s) is 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: San Diego