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


Job Title:

AMSEC Master Tradesperson 4

Department/Cost Center:

113 - FSG MMTS - 11301 - SEMAT

External Job Description:

Employment is contingent upon candidate obtaining a DBIDS badge.

Position Specifics: The selected candidate must possess US Navy operational and maintenance experience with Engineering Main Spaces that includes at least 6 of these systems:

  • Main Propulsion Engines (Steam, gas turbine, LCS propulsion, and diesel).

  • Main Propulsion Support Systems (vent dampers, lube oil/fuel oil purifiers, jacket water cooling)

  • Main Reduction Gear/Shafting Systems (CPP, dehumidifiers/vent fog precipitators, shaft seals, sea water cooling)

  • Fuel oil and lube oil transfer systems

  • Distilling plants/RO units

  • Air Compressor systems

  • Electrolytic Disinfectant Generators (EDGs)

  • Valve and valve operators

  • Pump mechanical seals

  • Auxiliary Support Systems

  • Contractor Shore PMS Maintenance

Engineering Officer of the Watch (EOOW) and Ships Maintenance Material Office (SMMO) designation is a plus for this position.

Qualified Candidates must also meet the following criteria:

  • Must be able to plan organize and execute shipboard material condition assessments and repairs.

  • Knowledge of the Navy supply and 3M systems required.

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be willing to travel.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a confidential or above security clearance, passport and base access credentials.

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:

FSG Master Tradesperson 4 (Engineering Main Spaces)

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, 25% 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


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.