Sr Technician, Mechanical/1st class Shipfitter

Chesapeake, VA
Mar 02, 2017
Jul 07, 2017
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Performs technical tasks towards the development or testing of machinery and equipment.

 1. Performs layout, fabrication, assembly, installation, operation, modification, and testing of experimental components, materials, apparatus and equipment at an advanced level.


2. Must have working knowledge and understanding of shipboard and industrial work practices on military bases and facilities.


3. Must be able to read, work and interpet shipboard drawings/diagrams.

 4. Sets up and operates equipment, test apparatus, test equipment, and related equipment.

 5. Drafts detail drawings or sketches for drafting room completion or to request parts.

 6. Devises, fabricates and assembles new or modified mechanical components or assemblies.

 7. Evaluates the form, fit, and function of components, apparatus and equipment for adherence to project objectives.

 8. Records test procedures and results, performs routine analysis and calculations, and makes recommendations for changes in equipment, product or test method.

 9. May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technicians.

 10. Participates in special projects as required.


Education 1) Associates Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience.


Qualifications 1) 5 years of related experience fabricating, maintaining, some rigging, and repairing mechanical components.

 2) Must have Rapid Gate Badge in hand  for access to multiple naval bases; ships and facilities 3)Must be able to obtain access to Huntington Ingalls Industries (Newport News Shipyard)   


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