Job Description

Supervises, assigns, coordinates and evaluates semi-skilled and skilled trades personnel according to their skill, experience and job knowledge. Supervises and trains employees to improve quality and quantity of work performed. Recommends training to enhance skill and productivity of employees, and assists in development of training procedures. Breaks broad strategies down to practical action plans and ensures employees are trained to perform these plans. Responsible for complying with all technical aspects of the job including adherence to all drawings, procedures, etc. Responsible for manufacturing, installation, operation, testing, and process operations that have a significant financial impact on the company's performance. Supervises qualified trades staff; monitoring job and budget performance for all shifts.

Candidates selected to move forward in the hiring process will take and complete a 20-30 minute assessment. This one-time assessment will be applied to all Newport News Shipbuilding Foreman positions for a period of 365 days. For internal applicants, the assessment should be completed on the employee's own time.

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Basic Qualifications

BS/Apprentice OR High School and 6 years related Trade experience.

Preferred Qualifications

An Apprentice School X11 Shipfitter graduate is preferred with a sound knowledge of the shipyard shipfitting trade. Must be able to supervise the work of others and the ability to communicate effectively inindividual and group situations.

The candidate will be responsible for the training andevaluation of 12-15 apprentices in a production environment.The candidate must possess strong organizational skills with proficiencies in multitasking and scheduling. The candidate will be responsible for all documentation requirements in their area of responsibility.

An incumbent must possess a thorough technical knowledge of the trade in their area of responsibility and have a solid educational base, generally gained through successful completion of the Apprentice program or the equivalent in education and training. The candidate must be able to supervise the work of others, motivate and train employees, and possess strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills. Must be able to work a variable work schedule including overtime.

Req ID:7016


Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265)

Travel Required:No


Relocation:No relocation assistance available

Education:High School Diploma/GED

Virtual/Telework Opportunity:No-Teleworking is not available for this position

US Citizenship Required for this Position:Yes

Clearance Type:No - Clearance Not Required to Start

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EEO Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.