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Drydock Mechanic 3

Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Norfolk, VA, US, 23523

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Shift : ALL

Security Clearance: No Clearance


General Dynamics NASSCO-Norfolk is the consolidation of two great shipyards that have operated in the Port of Hampton Roads, Virginia for more than 50 years - the former Metro Machine Corporation and the former Earl Industries.  Along with our facilities in Bremerton, Washington, our expertise encompasses experience on more than 450 ships, a Master Ship Repair Agreement (MSRA) contract, and the maintenance and repair of aircraft carriers and ships from the Navy's amphibious fleet.



Have a working knowledge and understanding of technical publications and drawings. 


Repair and/or install equipment using routine mechanical knowledge in conjunction with technical information and diagrams. 


Understand the use of measuring instruments such as micrometer, tachometer, dial indicator and caliper. 


Be knowledgeable in the use of all common shop and hand tools. 


Be able to work with very little supervision. 


Perform duties required to prepare the drydock for a docking evolution, to include the fabrication, preparation and assembly of the drydock blocks. 


Perform drydocking evolution duties such as diesel engine watch and operation of other equipment as necessary. 


Perform drydock watch duties in accordance with the drydock operational procedures and instructions.




Have knowledge of the above but need to work with supervision




Have some knowledge of the above but needs to work with supervision.




Have some knowledge of the above but needs to work with close supervision



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