Huntington Ingalls Industries AMSEC Master Tradesperson 2 in Newport News, Virginia


Job Title:

AMSEC Master Tradesperson 2

Department/Cost Center:

111 - AMSEC MMTS - 11105 - RCOH

External Job Description:

Position Specifics:

The selected candidate will be required to obtain and maintain a CONFIDENTIAL level security clearance as well as base access credentials.

The selected candidate must have knowledge and prior experience with shipboard electrical systems i.e. (sound powered phones systems, J-dial Phone system, alarms systems, one and two way announcing systems 1MC, 3MC,5MC, 6MC, 4MC.)

Provides supervision to those assigned on a particular job or task. Applies understanding of production and processes to assignments. Interfaces with customers, manages subcontractors. 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. May assist is scheduling, reporting and briefing customers and middle management. Performs duties outside of specialty in order to complete installation or work assignment.

Physical Requirements:

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 2

Basic Qualifications:

HS education or Trade School + 8 years of related experience. Prefer technical/professional certifications. Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.


AMSEC (0480)



Clearance Type:





Yes, 25% 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


Newport News-Virginia-United States

US Citizenship Required for this Position:


EEO Statement:

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