Huntington Ingalls Industries AMSEC Master Tradesperson 4 in Chesapeake, Virginia


Job Title:

AMSEC Master Tradesperson 4

Department/Cost Center:


External Job Description:

*Must have an active DoD secret security clearance to start.

**$1,500 Sign on bonus available:

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

1,000 upon successful completion of a welding qualifications test.

• Must have formal weld and/or brazing training and combination piping and plate welding qualifications.

• Must have current or prior welding qualification certificates applicable with MIL-STD-248.

• Must be able to measure, fit and weld different size pipe and piping material.

• 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. Must be willing to work overtime.

The selected candidate will be supporting our Submarine department working on active class submarines preforming shipboard pipe brazing, plate welding and welding processes in accordance with MIL-STD-248, 1688 and 1689 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.

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.

Auto req ID:


Marketing Title:

FSG Master Tradesperson 4- (Submarine Pipefitter)

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.





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:

Experience in various contracts such as Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Space & Naval Warfare Systems Command and Naval Surface Warfare Center is preferred. Prior alteration and installation experience on surface ships and/or submarines is a plus.