Huntington Ingalls Industries AMSEC Master Tradesperson 4 in San Diego, California


Job Title:

AMSEC Master Tradesperson 4

Department/Cost Center:


External Job Description:

Employment is contingent upon contract award.

Position Specifics: The selected candidate will be performing work supporting small crafts and civil engineering support equipment (CESE) for the United States Navy. Candidate’s main responsibility is providing welding support.

Qualified candidates must meet the following requirements:

• Minimum of 5 years general experience welding and at least 3 consecutive years of experience repairing and troubleshooting hull damage to rails, hull structure, cabin tops and any other metal areas relating to CESE and boats.

• Ability to identify complex problems and solutions.

• Ability to supervise lower level employees.

• Ability to perform MIG/TIG welding service in accordance with Naval Ships’ Technical Manual Chapter 074 Volume Welding and Allied Processes.

• Ability to perform service in accordance with NAVSEA T0300-AU-SPN-010 Fabrication, Welding and Inspection of

Small Boats and Craft, Aluminum Hulls.

• Certified in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG), Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) and Gas Metal Arc Welding Pulse

(GMAW-P) using 5356 filler wire per NAVSEA T0300-AU-SPN-010, page 72, Table 23 applicable OEM tech manuals.

• Possess an active Secret Security Clearance.

• Be able to meet overseas medical deployment qualifications.

Master understanding of production and processes. Responsible for interfacing with customers, managing subcontractors and ability to provide work direction to others. May provide direction and lead others. May manages one or more multiple jobs. Completes comprehension of specialty trades functions and tools. 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. May perform quality inspections on finished product. Performs duties outside of specialty in order to complete installation or work assignment.

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 4 (Welder)

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, 50% 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


San Diego-California-United States

US Citizenship Required for this Position:


EEO Statement:

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