HII

Electrician - Mastertradesperson 2 - Newport News

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

Job Description

Electrician - Mastertradesperson 2

Posted: Sunday, 11/26/2023

Date: Dec 12, 2023

Location: Newport News, VA, Virginia, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 16865

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain

Level of Experience: Mid


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.


Meet HII’s Mission Technologies Division
Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense – the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that’s right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you.


Job Description

As one of the top ranked defense contractors on Forbes list of America's Best Large Employers, HII Mission Technologies 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 an Electrician Master-Tradesperson - 2 and make an impact on the safety of our US Navy ships. As an Electrician Master-Tradesperson 2 at HII you will provide task support by install, operate, maintain maintenance repairs and technical support on equipment at the Newport News, Shipyard!

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Installs, operates, maintains, repairs and modifies equipment.
  • Performs a variety of maintenance and technical support on products such as equipment, integrated systems and subsystems, and software at customer and/or field locations.
  • Analyzes and evaluates products and related performance.
  • Maintains effective customer communications and relations. May provide onsite training of customer support personnel.
  • Applies understanding of production and processes to assignments.
  • Performs a variety of complicated tasks.
  • May assist in the development and use technical documents including controlled work packages, formal work processes and procedures, test documents, reports and task or trip reports.
  • Performs duties outside of specialty in order to complete installation or work assignment.

Minimum Qualifications


  • High School education, or Trade School or equivalent, and 2 years of related experience.
  • Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.
  • Must have shipboard electrical experience.

Preferred Requirements

  • Be able to identify system and component locations based on ships structure.
  • Be able to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Be able to read and understand the use of precision tools.
  • Experience with ventilation or air conditioning systems.
  • OSHA 10

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.

Why HII
We build the world’s most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.


Recognized as one of America’s top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people’s safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you’ll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.

Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.
Today’s challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It’s why we’re focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


Do You Need Assistance?
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to buildyourcareer@hii-co.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #3 for HII Technical Solutions.

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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