Huntington Ingalls Industries AMSEC Technical Subject Matter Expert in San Diego, California


Job Title:

AMSEC Technical Subject Matter Expert

Department/Cost Center:


External Job Description:

Employment is contingent upon contract award.

Position Specifics: The selected candidate will be performing work supporting small crafts for the United States Navy. The candidate will serve as the primary point of contact (POC) for problem resolution and liaison with Government. This individual ensures contract deliverables are accurately and timely submitted and is given the authority to make decisions relating to Expeditionary Equipment Readiness Services Support program. Candidate will be responsible for maintaining and servicing equipment including but not limited to:

• Cummins Diesel Engines

• Hamilton Waterjet Model HJ292

• Hamilton Waterjet Model HM651

• Twin Disc Marine Gear Transmission

• KONRAD 520 Outdrive

• MTU Diesel Engine or Detroit Diesel Engine

• Westerbeke 33KW EDE D-NET Generator

Qualified candidates must meet the following requirements:

• Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience with general marine propulsion and/or power generation experience in operations, maintenance, repair, or inspections. A minimum of 2 of the 5 years of experience will be in specialized marine propulsion or power generation, maintenance, repair or inspection experience at the engineer, technician, planner, designer, foreman, or quality assurance level concentrating on the specific application.

• Must have extensive knowledge of technical requirements required to maintain and service the aforementioned CRF Marine equipment.

• Ability to identify complex problems and solutions relating to the Marine level of effort.

• Ability to coordinate program requirements, subcontractors, and employees.

• Ability to provide direction to subordinates.

• Possess an active Secret Security Clearance.

• Be able to meet overseas medical deployment qualifications.

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:

AMSEC Technical Subject Matter Expert (Diesel Technician)

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.


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.