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Electrician (Mastertradesperson 4) - 3911

Date: May 4, 2022

Location: Newport News, VA, US, 23607

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 3911 

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: Confidential 

Level of Experience: Mid 

Employee Referral Bonus Amount: ERP Amount: $1,500


Who We Are

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Fleet Support Sustainment Division (FSS). As a an experience Electrician at HII you will provide task support by troubleshooting motor control and control circuits at the Newport News Shipyard!

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 Must Have

  • High School education, or Trade School or equivalent, and 6 years of related experience.
  • Prefer technical/professional certifications. Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.
  •  Must be able to read and understand the use of precision measuring tools.
  • Must be able to interpret schematics, blueprints and drawings.
  • Must be able to identify system and component location based on ships structure.
  • Must be proficient in the use of meters and test equipment.      
  • Must have troubleshooting experience in motor controllers and control circuits.       

Bonus Points For Having!

  • Experience in indentifying system and componenets based on ship structure
  • Experiend working in motor control and control circuits 


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.

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit:

HII’s Mission Technologies division develops integrated solutions that enable today’s connected, all-domain force. Capabilities include C5ISR systems and operations; the application of AI and machine learning to battlefield decisions; defensive and offensive cyberspace strategies and EW; unmanned, autonomous systems; LVC solutions; platform modernization; and critical nuclear operations. Together, HII's domain expertise and advanced technologies support mission partners anywhere around the globe. For more information, visit

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