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Mechanic (Mastertradesperson 3) - 2201

Date: Mar 5, 2021

Location: Newport News, VA, US, 23607

Company: HII's TSD


Job Description

This position will be located at Newport News Shipyard.  The selected candidate will be responsible for the installation, repair, overhaul, and operational testing of the electrical systems aboard the ship while supporting the Refueling Complex Overhaul program. 

Minimum Qualifications

High School education, or Trade School or equivalent, and 4 years of related experience. Prefer technical/professional certifications. Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.

  • May have experience with naval ventilation systems (Mechanical)
  • Must have the ability to read drawings (Chill water, Ventilation, Steam)
  • May have knowledge of Mechanical Technical Work Document, Valve Assessment/ Overhaul/ Repair/ Removal/ Installation, Flange/ Fitting Inspections, Hydrostatic Testing, Corrosion Assessment, Repair/ Replacement of Constant Flow Regulator, Solenoid, Temperature Regulating Valve & Isolation Valve
  • Must have hands on experience with US Navy 3-M (material, maintenance, and management) processes and documentation or equivalents to include NSTM 300, Navy Tag-out User Manual and 3-M manual
  • Must have hands on experience mentoring, training, and/or teaching coworkers and customers.
  • Must have hands on experience with troubleshooting and repair of shipboard ventilation systems (i.e. cooling coils, preheaters, ventilation ducting")
  • Must be US Citizen

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.

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: Hampton Roads