MAINT.ELECTRIC - CONSTRUCTION ELECTRICIAN

Job Description

This position requires the selected individual to install and/or repair electrical construction type jobs that will meet or exceed the requirements set forth by the current National Electric Code and Code Compliance section of the City of Newport News, Virginia. Candidate will be expected to place high priorities on safety and quality-workmanship and be willing to obtain a thorough knowledge and understanding of the current edition of the National Electric Code. Individuals will be required to attend High Voltage Training and participate in high voltage preventative maintenance programs.

The selected individual will troubleshoot/repair electrical circuits, calibrate equipment, and interpret schematics. Other duties include rebuilding equipment, installing electronic controls, lighting maintenance and performing preventative maintenance. This job may also require you to perform crane electrical maintenance. Candidate should have completed basic electrical theory classes or possess a journeyman electricians license. Candidate should have a good driving record and be willing to become a qualified equipment operator (JLG, forklift, scissor-lift, etc.). Candidate will be expected to place high priorities on safety and quality-workmanship and be willing to obtain a thorough knowledge and understanding of the National Electric Code.

Basic Qualifications

Individual must be able to lift minimum of 50 lbs and perform manual labor in an outdoor environment. Candidate must be able to work overtime and weekends as required by plant operations. This position requires the ability to understand oral and written instructions. Must be able to work assigned shift as production needs

Preferred Qualifications

Trade school graduate preferred, but previous on-the-job training will be considered in lieu of electrical theory courses. High school graduate or equivalent preferred

Candidate should have a high school education or the equivalent, in addition to some level of classroom training in electrical theory. Qualified applicants must be physically capable of climbing vertical ladders. Candidate should have completed basic electrical theory classes and possess a Journeyman's or Master's Electrician's license. Trade-school graduate preferred, but previous on-the-job training will be considered in lieu of an associate's degree or an apprenticeship in the electrical construction trade. Knowledge in low voltage substation maintenance, generators, and automatic transfer switches is desirable. Candidate should have a good driving record and be willing to become a qualified equipment operator (JLG, forklift, scissor-lift, etc.). 3 years of maintenance electrician experience is preferred.

Req ID:5571

Department: O46 PLANT OPERATNS

Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265)

Travel Required:No

Shift:1st

Relocation:No relocation assistance available

Education:Other

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.

As a condition of employment with Newport News Shipbuilding, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or fit within an exemption under the law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment.