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Senior Marine Mechanic - 2895

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

  • 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.

What you should have

  • Must have experience troubleshooting and performaing regular maintenance and repair on mechanical shipboard 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.

  • Must have direct experience with mechanical applications on industrial equipment.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance, base access credentials (DBIDS), and be a US Citizen. 

  • High School education, or Trade School or equivalent, and 6 years of related experience. 

  • Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.

Bonus Points for...

  • Experience installing and assembling electronic equipment cabinets associated with C5ISR is preferred.

  • Prior AIT experience on submarines is 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. 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