HII

Electrician - Master Tradesperson 3 - Newport News

Newport News, VA
HII is an all-domain defense and technologies partner, recognized worldwide as America’s largest shi

Job Description

Electrician - Master Tradesperson 3

Posted: Friday, 12/15/2023

Date: Dec 14, 2023

Location: Newport News, VA, Virginia, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 17258

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain

Level of Experience: Mid

Employee Referral Amount: $1,000.00

Who We Are

As the top ranked defense contractor on Forbes list of America's Best Large Employers, HII is committed to serving our employees, our communities, our service members, and our nation! We offer competitive benefits, education reimbursement, and professional development opportunities. Join HII Mission Technologies as a Electrician Mastertradesperson 3 and make an impact on the safety of our US Navy ships. As a Electrician Mastertradesperson 3 at HII you will provide task support by install, operate, maintain maintenance repairs and technical support on equipment at the Newport News, Shipyard!

What You Will Do

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.

What You Must Have

  • High School education, or Trade School or equivalent, and 4 years of related experience.

  • Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.

  • Able to read and understand the use of precision measuring tools.
  • Able to interpret schematics, blueprints and drawings.
  • Able to identify system and component location based on ships structure.
  • Be proficient in the use of meters and test equipment.

Bonus Points For Having

  • Experience working in Career Vertical Package Conveyor Operations
  • Experience working with PLC Controllers

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.

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.

HII At A Glance

HII is an all-domain defense and technologies partner, recognized worldwide as America’s largest shipbuilder. 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 an all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. HII is committed to delivering capabilities of exceptional quality and safety to our customers, and to the safety, health, welfare and development of our employees. We are also committed to maintaining and strengthening a diverse and inclusive workforce and culture that provides a mutually beneficial relationship with our suppliers. It is a culture that drives continuous improvement and transformation of our communities while meeting the expectations of our shareholders. HII’s motto of “Hard Stuff Done Right” speaks to the challenging and complex challenges we tackle inside and outside the walls of the office and shipyard. These words also convey our unwavering commitment to tackling these challenges well and ethically. Doing the right thing includes being a responsible corporation focused on operating in a manner that considers all of our stakeholders, and is consistent with our values.
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