Huntington Ingalls Industries FSG Master Tradesperson 2 in Chesapeake, Virginia


Job Title:

FSG Master Tradesperson 2

Department/Cost Center:

114 - FSG MMTS - 11407 - HM&E

External Job Description:

**$1,500 Sign on bonus available for candidates that hold a NAVSEA STD 009-123 Fiber Optic Certification.

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

• Must have experience building, installing and repairing fiber optic systems and/or multi-pin copper connecters on marine vessels.

• Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret clearance and base access/credentials.

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

The selected candidate will be supporting our Hull, Mechanical & Electrical department working on the deck plates building, installing and repairing connectors to assist with alterations and installs 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.

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. Applies understanding of production and processes to assignments. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. May assist in the development and use technical documents including controlled work packages, formal work processes and procedures, test documents, reports and task or trip reports. 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:

FSG Master Tradesperson 2 (Alteration and Installation Connector Builder)

Basic Qualifications:

HS education or Trade School + 2 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:

• Candidates with electrical/electronic multi-pin connector experience and hold a NAVSEA STD 009-123 Fiber Optic Certification and/or NAVSEA STD 009-073 Multi-pin Copper Certification are highly desired.

• Experience in various contracts such as NUWC, SPAWAR and NSWCP is preferred.

• Prior alteration and installation experience on surface ships and/or submarines is a plus.