Huntington Ingalls Industries AMSEC Technical Subject Matter Expert in Chesapeake, Virginia


Job Title:

AMSEC Technical Subject Matter Expert

Department/Cost Center:


External Job Description:

*Must have an active DoD secret clearance to start.

**$500 sign on bonus available:

$500 for the transfer or reinitiating of a secret security clearance.

Position Specifics: Candidates must have the following to qualify for the position.

• Must have familiarity with NAVSEA approved Quality Assurance Programs.

• Must have submarine or shipboard Power Lead capabilities to assist with the LMA and government representative during major ship availabilities.

• Must be able to de-conflict power distribution related issues to achieve incremental milestones.

• Must have experience interfacing with WAF and Test Engineer coordinators on power requirements on board marine vessels.

• Must have a minimum of two years prior experience leading shipboard electrical installation/maintenance teams.

• Must have an active DOD Secret clearance.

• Must be able to obtain and maintain a DBIDS/CAC badge.

• Must be able to travel 50% of the time.

The selected candidate will be supporting our Submarine department working on active class submarines leading teams on power based projects to assist with alterations and installations for fleet modernization on various contracts such as Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Space & Naval Warfare Systems Command and Naval Surface Warfare Center. Selected candidate will be required to travel to shipyards and military bases located around the country when not assigned to a local task. Per diem available based on location when on travel, travel and lodging expenses are covered by the company. There is potential to work up to 20 hours overtime a week.

Considered subject matter expert in technical specialty. May work directly with customer or customer representatives, attend meetings and deploy for special projects. Ability to manage, oversee, schedule and assign tasks to one or more multiple jobs. 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. Troubleshoots and diagnoses malfunctions to eliminate problem in minimum time. Installs, upgrades and removes products ensuring coordinative engineering field change. Maintains effective customer communications and relations. May provide onsite training of customer support personnel.

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:

FSG Technical Subject Matter Expert- (Submarine Power Lead)

Basic Qualifications:

HS education or Trade School + 8 years of related experience, to include specific systems expertise. Prefer technical/professional certifications. Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.





Clearance Type:





Yes, 50% of the time

Company Statement:

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 Shipbuilding 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 & Environmental, and Oil & 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


Chesapeake-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:

• A candidate with prior experience working on U.S. Navy vessels is highly desired.

• A graduate of electricians mate (EM) “C” school is preferred.

• Prior AIT or active duty experience on current active class submarines is preferred