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Foreman Electric Shop

Date: Nov 18, 2020

Location: Norfolk, VA, US, 23523

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Shift : ALL

Security Clearance: No Clearance

 

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">General Dynamics NASSCO-Norfolk is the consolidation of two great shipyards that have operated in the <span style="font-family:"&quot",serif">Port of Hampton Roads, Virginia <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">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.

<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND PURPOSE (Job Description)

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">The Foreman leads, guides, coordinates, and supervises a team that may comprise of Journeyman Level Mechanics, Trainees, Helpers, and Subcontracted Labor. 

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">POSITION DEMANDS (Education/Training)

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Typically has a BA/BS plus 2 years in a related field or AA/AS plus 4 years directly related experience or 8 years directly related ship building/ship repair experience.                 

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">POSITION DEMANDS (Required Experience)

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  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">In-depth knowledge in all facets of the trade relating to ship repair.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Working knowledge of contracting and estimating procedures.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Demonstrated knowledge and utilization of production processes, methods, quality, and technology.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Effective leadership, communication, and team-building skills.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Proven ability in people environment.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Capable in Microsoft products.
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    <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Carrying

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Lifting

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Walking

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Climbing

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Pulling

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Must be able to go on vessels

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Crawling

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Sitting

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Visual Requirements:

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Crouching

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Standing

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Hearing

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Stooping

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Other:

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Kneeling

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Talking

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Reports to the General Foreman.  This position typically has direct reports for 8-30 skilled, semi-skilled, unskilled employees and / or trade subcontractors.  Supports Production and Program Management by monitoring and managing manpower resources, quality, and schedule and budget performance.

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

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  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">On-site deck-plate leader for the trade, working with a team of typically 8-30 mechanics to accomplish assigned production activities.  Responsible for safety, quality, schedule, cost, for his / her team.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Plans and projects manpower requirements to support Production / Program Management activities.  Communicates resource requirements to the General Foreman.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Reviews Gantt chart schedule to start planning work 2 weeks out, develops 1-2 week schedules for all members of their team and communicates progress to General Foreman.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Develops daily work assignments and expectations for production workforce.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Reviews and documents employee performance.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Understand and up-holds the requirements of the Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Walks every production job before assigning it to assess necessary preparations for an efficient and safe execution of the work.  Follows up at the job site multiple times a day to ensure proper progress and resolve potential issues.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Assigns mechanics to jobs to most effectively utilize their skill set and maximize performance.
     
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Ensures all employees are properly supervised and have all the necessary tooling, equipment, specifications, drawings and procedures to properly accomplish their jobs.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Deconflicts work and informs the General Foreman of any potential problem that jeopardizes completion of quality work within budget and schedule.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Inspects every job by every mechanic upon completion to ensure trade quality standards and attention to detail have been met.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Attends daily production meetings and coordinates their assignments with other shops and insures projected goals are met and all issues are being addressed.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Monitors trade / shop rework trends and implements corrective action.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Participates in development of standard / best practice and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Manages workforce performance and compliance to company rules; Implements corrective action, conflict management, and disciplinary action when necessary.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Monitors workforce performance and absenteeism.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Performs all job functions in accordance with NASSCO’s Mission, Vision, Values and Principles.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Performs other responsibilities and duties as assigned
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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">ACCOUNTABILITY

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Accountable to the General Foreman for the efficient and effective performance of trade personnel while adhering to budgetary, quality, manpower, schedule, and safety requirements.

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">UNIQUE/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

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<span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Regular, reliable attendance on-site is an essential function of the job. Must be willing to travel, have reliable transportation and qualify to operate a company vehicle.  <span style="font-family:"Arial Narrow",sans-serif">Must be a U.S. citizen and qualify for a CAC or RapidGate badge.  Must have reliable record of attendance and punctuality and be available for overtime as required.  Must be able to physically transit all areas of the facility and the drydock.  Must be able to spend up to 70% of time in an outdoor shipyard environment in all climates.  Regularly required to sit, stand, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects or controls, and to talk and hear.  Must have good eye/hand coordination.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Must be familiar with working in a naval-ship-work-environment and be able to go aboard marine vessels and the drydock, climb ladders, work in tanks and confined spaces, and wear personal protective equipment.  These areas can be dirty, dusty, hot or cold, and noisy.

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