HII

Marine Electrician 2 - Master tradesperson 2 - Chesapeake

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

Job Description

Marine Electrician 2 - Master tradesperson 2

Posted: Saturday, 4/27/2024

Date: Apr 18, 2024

Location: Chesapeake, VA, Virginia, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 18569

Required Travel: 51 - 75%

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.


To learn more about Mission Technologies, click here for a short video: https://vimeo.com/732533072


Come Join HII Where Hard Stuff Is Done Right!

When a U.S. Navy ship needs repairs, they call us.

As the top ranked defense contractor 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 Marine Services Operations (MSO) in Chesapeake, VA as we keep the most powerful Navy the world has known afloat and ready to serve. MSO trades teams provide expert solutions on shipboard alterations and installations for fleet modernization. The selected Electrician: Third Class candidate will support MSO, working closely with our skilled trades teams, on surface ships, utilizing various tools of the trade, removing, installing and upgrading industrial systems and equipment. Selected candidate will be required to travel to shipyards and military bases located around the country and abroad, for durations up to 75% of the time when not assigned to a local task. Per Diem provided, based on location, when on travel. Travel and lodging expenses are covered by the company.

Weekend and/or overtime hours required depending on contract awards and support required as per trade/skill set.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Display levels of quality, integrity, safety, respect, engagement and performance consistent with company values.
  • Apply comprehensive understanding of production and processes toward completion of assignments.
  • Perform a variety of complicated and non-routine tasks.
  • Meet standards on various contracts with Naval Surface Warfare Center and others.
  • Remove, plan, execute, install, remove and modify electrical cable, cableways, conductors, connectors, strain relief, fasteners and equipment aboard naval vessels.
  • Complete electrical and data conductor disconnections and reconnections on existing and new equipment and existing equipment for a complete installation.
  • Complete Quality documents necessary for reporting and verification of the work performed.
  • Use technical documents including controlled work packages, formal work processes and procedures, NAVSEA Drawings, schematics, test documents, reports and task or trip reports.
  • Schedule, report and brief team leads and senior management.
  • Perform duties outside of specialty in order to complete installation or work assignment.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose malfunctions to eliminate problems in minimum time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must have High School diploma or equivalent, and 2 years of related experience.
  • Must have experience working in a team environment.
  • Must have experience with troubleshooting, maintaining, installing and repairing electrical distribution systems and its associated equipment and cabling.
  • Must have experience with cable removal and installation including the proper methods of opening and securing various types of cable penetrations.
  • Must be able to read electrical drawings and schematics.
  • Must be familiar with the proper and safe usage of multimeters and meggers.
  • Must be able to accurately communicate with Team Leads and co-workers regarding the technical aspects of the work being performed.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance, and maintain clearance level throughout employment.
  • Must be able to obtain base access credentials within 60 days of start date, and maintain credentials throughout employment.
  • Must be able to travel between 50% - 75% when not assigned to local tasking.
  • Must provide hand tools per trades designation

Preferred Requirements

  • Shipboard experience is preferred.
  • Candidates who have graduated from and/or completed a vocational school or a skilled trades certificate program are preferred.
  • Candidate with a current or active DoD clearance preferred.
  • OSHA 10 Maritime Certification is a plus.

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.

HII is more than a job - it’s an opportunity to build a new future. We offer competitive benefits such as best-in-class medical, dental and vision plan choices; wellness resources; employee assistance programs; Savings Plan Options (401(k)); financial planning tools, life insurance; employee discounts; paid holidays and paid time off; tuition reimbursement; as well as early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships.


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 [email protected] 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 Mission Technologies.

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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