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Tradesperson 1 (7478)

Date: Oct 4, 2022

Location: Newport News, VA, Virginia, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 7478 

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40 

Security Clearance: No Clearance 

Level of Experience: Entry Level 

Who We Are

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team at Huntington Ingalls Technical Solutions! As a Trades Assisstant at HII you will provide task support by assisting workers in the skilled maintenance trade and perform maintenance and minor repairs to various machines under supervision at the Newport News Shipyard!

What You Will Do

Under direction, performs routine work technical trades duties to include support of technical repairs and installations. Work from blueprints and tech manuals. Work assigned is typical of standard work assignments common to specialty trades. Applies job skills and company policies to complete a wide range of tasks that vary based on job, contract, customer requirements, specifications, etc. Performs semi-skilled and unskilled laboring duties related to the installation, maintenance and repair of a wide variety of systems and equipment.

What You Must Have

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a valid drivers license and must provide own hand tools.
  • Trade School desired.
  • Must provide basic hand tools

igh School education, or Trade School or equivalent, and 1 year of related experience. Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.

Bonus Points For Having

  • Prior Shipboard experience
  • Reliable transportation

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. Most work is performed aboard ships or in industrial conditions. Travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States.

This opportunity resides with Fleet Sustainment, a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. For 40 years, the U.S. Navy has entrusted HII to maintain and modernize the vast majority of its fleet. From small watercraft to submarines, combatants and aircraft carriers, our systems and maintenance experts help the Navy maintain a high state of readiness. And, we deploy with the most advanced technology and capability available.

 

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.com.

 

HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.