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Date: May 23, 2019

Location: Jacksonville, FL, US, 32224

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Shift:                         ALL

Security Clearance: No Clearance


I.             ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND PURPOSE (Job Description)


The Specialists are responsible for accomplishing work in accordance with work specifications safety, with the highest quality, in a professional manner


II.            POSITION DEMANDS (Education/Training)


Typically has a High School diploma or equivalent. 


POSITION DEMANDS (Required Experience)


A.            Must have at least 8 years’ experience working on ships

B.            Must have full knowledge of WAF’s

C.            Must know all the 1st Class requirements.

D.            Must be able to complete work with little or no guidance from Supervisor.

E.            Must have basic knowledge of Standard Items

F.            Must have basic knowledge of shop equipment

G.           Works well with others




X             Carrying               X             Lifting    X             Walking

X             Climbing               X             Pulling   X             Must be able to go on vessels

X             Crawling               X             Sitting   X             Visual Requirements:

X             Crouching            X             Standing                             

X             Hearing X             Stooping                              Other:

X             Kneeling              X             Talking                 





Required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operating machines where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach or performing mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature such as ones by electricians, technicians, service people, painters, mechanics, etc.




Reports to the Machine Shop Foreman / General Foreman. 



A.            Sets up and operates conventional and special-purpose machines to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts, and fits and assembles machined parts into complete units.

B.            Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders and shapers.

C.            Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors, such as speed, feed coolant flow and deptch and angle of cut.

D.            Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.

E.            Verifies conformance or finished work piece to specifications using precision measuring instruments. 

F.            Set up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings.

G.           Fits and assemble parts into complete assembly, using jigs, fixtures, surface plate, surface table, hand tools and power tools.

H.            Verifies dimensions and alignment of assembly using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, height gauges, and gauge blocks. 

I.             May install machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines and equipment and test operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance.

J.             Knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics, machinability of materials and layout techniques.

K.            Blueprint reading, sketches, drawing, manuals, specifications or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerance of finished work piece, sequence of operations and setup requirements.  Measures, marks, scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining.





Accountable to the Machine Shop Foreman / General Foreman  








Must be able to access all Navy installations and other shipyards.  Must have reliable transportation.  Must be able to work aboard vessels, climb ladders, work in tanks and confined spaces.  Must be able to wear personal protective equipment.  Must be able to work evening and weekend hours.  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds of weight.  May require travel up to 30% to include international travel





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