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Marine Electrician - Mastertradesperson 4

Date: Nov 16, 2021

Location: Virginia Beach, VA, US, 23462

Company: HII's TSD


Job Description

Seeking shipboard alteration installers for fleet modernization. The selected candidate will be supporting our Systems Integrations Organization working on active class submarines, surface ships, and shore based communication facilities installing, repairing, and troubleshooting electrical cable systems and/or various types connectors on Navy and other marine vessels to assist with alterations and installations for fleet modernization on various contracts such as Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Space & Naval Warfare Systems Command and Naval Surface Warfare Center. Duties will include: Installs, maintains, repairs, and modifies cable systems. Use engineered drawings, statements of work, and technical manuals to determine requirements for cable systems. Prepare and installs distribution equipment and terminates tip cables on main distribution frames. Ensure techniques, materials and accomplishments meeting technical standards and specifications and engineering directives. May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technicians. Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned. Participate in special projects as required. 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. All positions are contingent upon award and customer approval.

Essential Job Responsibilities

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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOD secret clearance.
  • Must have marine electrician experience for installing, repairing, and troubleshooting electrical distribution systems on Navy and other marine vessels.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DBIDS/CAC badge to support base access/credentials.
  • Must have a High School education, 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 fully COVID-19 Immunized.

Preferred Requirements

  • Applicants with marine electrician journeyman certification is preferred.
  • NAVSEA STD 009-073 Multi-pin Copper Certification is a plus.
  • NAVSEA STD 009-123 Fiber Optic certification is a plus.
  • Prior AIT or active duty experience on current active class submarines is preferred.
  • Experience installing and assembling electronic equipment cabinets associated with C5ISR/ C4ISR is preferred.
  • Prior Submarine Radio Room C4I experience 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.

Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries provides mission-critical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising nearly 6,000 professionals in 45 states and 16 countries, our unique national security services portfolio includes unmanned systems, defense and federal solutions, and nuclear and environmental services. For more information, visit tsd.huntingtoningalls.com.

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 supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit: www.huntingtoningalls.com.


A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.  


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

Nearest Major Market: Virginia Beach