Assoc Technician, Mechanical

Chesapeake, VA
Jul 25, 2017
Aug 28, 2017
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Performs technical tasks towards the development or testing of machinery and equipment. 



Assist and support Sr. Mechanical Technicians with Lays out and fabricates metal structural parts, such as plates, bulkheads, and frames, and braces them in position within hull of ship for riveting or welding: Lays out position of parts on metal, working from blueprints or templates and using scribe and hand tools. Locates and marks reference lines, such as center, buttock, and frame lines. Positions parts in hull of ship, assisted by RIGGER (ship-boat mfg.). Aligns parts in relation to each other, using jacks, turnbuckles, clips, wedges, and mauls. Marks location of holes to be drilled and installs temporary fasteners to hold part in place for welding or riveting. Installs packing, gaskets, liners, and structural accessories and members, such as doors, hatches, brackets, and clips. May prepare molds and templates for fabrication of nonstandard parts. May tack weld clips and brackets in place prior to permanent welding.


  Requires an Associate's Degree or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience. Qualifications 1) Requires a minimum of 3 years of related experience.


2) Ability to perform general maintenance tasks.


3) Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.


4) Must be able to obtain a Rapid Gate or a DBIDS badge prior to starting work.

5) Must be able to pass BCG for access to Huntington Ingalls Industries (Newport News Shipyard) prior to starting work.


1+ year of related experience fabricating, maintaining and repairing mechanical components.



Position requires travel CONUS/OCONUS at any time.  

 As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.