Huntington Ingalls Industries AMSEC Master Tradesperson 1 in Newport News, Virginia


Job Title:

AMSEC Master Tradesperson 1

Department/Cost Center:

111 - AMSEC MMTS - 11105 - RCOH

External Job Description:

Position Specifics:

The selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Confidential level security clearance.

The selected candidate must have skills and knowledge in overhauling, grooming & repairing Motor Driven Fire Pumps, AC Salt Water and Chill Water Pumps, Fire Main check valves, and Vertical Package Conveyors.

Reads and interpret blueprints, technical manuals and other technical documentation for job completion. Uses multiple trade functions and tools. Performs duties requiring rounded training and experience usually acquired through a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience. Inspects, repairs, maintains and modifies equipment of specialty. May assist in developing technical documents including controlled work packages, formal work processes and procedures, test documents, reports and task or trip reports. May assist in scheduling, reporting and briefing customers and middle management. Performs duties outside of specialty in order to complete installation or work assignment.

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.

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Marketing Title:

AMSEC Master Tradesperson 1 (Mechanic)

Basic Qualifications:

HS education or Trade School + 6 years of related experience. Prefer technical/professional certifications. Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.


AMSEC (0480)



Clearance Type:





Yes, 25% of the time

Company Statement:

AMSEC is a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII). Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Integrated Missions Solutions, Nuclear and Environmental, and Oil and Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs nearly 37,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

Relocation Assistance:

No relocation assistance available

Minimum Education:

High School Diploma/GED


Newport News-Virginia-United States

US Citizenship Required for this Position:


EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled Welcome. U.S. citizenship required for most positions.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Experience:

Desired skills with repair and maintenance with the following equipment: Fire Main, Chilled Water, JP5, valves of various sizes, JP5 Fuel Purifiers, DCVS/MVCS Hydraulic Actuator Stations, MWR/SSL Washers and Dryers, Sliding Pad eyes, Gypsy winches, Mooring/Warping Capstans, Reefer Box Doors, Compressed Melt Units (CMU), Metal/Glass Shredders, Pulpers, JP5 Incinerator, aligning various types of pumps & motors.