General Supervisor II - Machinery

Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92113

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Job Posting End Date: Until Filled

Shift:                               All

Security Clearance:      No Clearance






Leads, guides, coordinates, and supervises a team that may comprise of General Supervisor 1, Production Supervisors, Working Supervisors, Team Leaders, Journey Level Workers, Trainees, Helpers, and Subcontracted Labor.


Reports to Assistant Superintendent or Superintendent.  Interacts vertically and horizontally within own organization, other trades, and company.  Has contact with customers and vendors.  Supervises General Supervisor I and Production Supervisors.




  • Plans, schedules, and monitors team activities.  Evaluates team performance.  Conducts annual evaluation of direct reports.
  • Identifies problem areas and initiates corrective action. Reviews documentation and identifies deficiencies and potential problems.
  • Adheres to schedule objectives, cost and quality. Complies with organization and company administrative procedures.
  • Monitors performance to safety policies.
  • Coordinates production with other Production Supervisors, Trades, Quality Assurance, and Management.
  • Oversees SOC/Department activities.  Plans, submits, updates, and monitors SOC production manning, schedules, and budget.  Reports all SOC status daily/weekly to Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent.
  • Recommends merit increases to Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent.
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.




  • Knowledge of installation processes for CPP Systems, reduction gears, diesel engines, propulsion shafting alignment, rudders/steering gear system, various crane types, underway replenishment machinery, mooring equipment, pumps, elevators, bow thrusters, remote operating gear, various antenna foundation alignments, portable in place machining, etc. 
  • Reads and writes effectively; speaks with clarity and listens actively.
  • Have solid math skills, reads and understands blueprints/drawings and technical manuals.
  • Uses computers and networked systems when appropriate.
  • Understands career opportunities and pathways; seeks professional growth.
  • Commits to work; adapts and remains flexible; maintains ethical behavior; manages oneself efficiently; is professional.
  • Familiar with customer specifications/contact specific requirements.  Interacts with others; promotes customer satisfaction; respects diversity; resolves conflicts.
  • Thinks and solves problems; uses reference materials; uses organizing strategies; uses time and resources effectively.
  • Understands company and organization policies and standards; knows products and services. Supports and commits to organization and NASSCO mission, vision, and values.
  • Places safety above production in performance of team activities.
  • Has advanced knowledge of trade operations.  Has completed appropriate trade certificate programs.
  • Has specific knowledge of shipbuilding processes/procedures.




Work occurs in both an outdoor shipyard environment and in an office setting. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. Regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, operate computer keyboard and controls, and communicate verbally and in writing. Requires ability to commute physically to various areas of the shipyard including but not limited to shipboard activities. Must be capable of ascending/descending stairs or ladders, walking on uneven surfaces, and transiting through manholes and other confined, congested spaces. Physical dexterity must allow for bending and reaching. Must remain alert and comply with all safety requirements. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is exposed occasionally to dust, fumes, and smoke. Must be able to spend up to 50% of time in an outdoor shipyard environment in all climates. The noise level is relatively low to moderate in office environments. The noise level in the outdoor shipyard production environment is moderate to noisy 70% of time which may include sirens, horns, chipping, and hammering.





Directly accountable for the safety, quality, cost, and schedule performance of the production team.





$101,300 - $149,400



This pay range is a reasonable estimate of the salary range for this role. It takes into account the wide range of factors considered in making compensation decisions; including but not limited to skill sets, experience, training, and education. General Dynamics NASSCO also provides a variety of benefits including medical & dental insurance coverage, 401(k) retirement savings plan, flexible spending accounts/HSAs, life and disability insurance, company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO), wellness coaching, and an onsite health services. 



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