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Label Installer

Date: Jan 19, 2023

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92113

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Job Posting End Date: Until Filled

Shift:                               All

Security Clearance:      No Clearance




Who We Are


General Dynamics NASSCO is one of three shipyards in the Marine Systems group of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE: GD). General Dynamics NASSCO traces its beginnings to the industrial heart of San Diego, along the working waterfront of beautiful and historic San Diego Bay. The company has been designing and building ships in San Diego’s industrial corridor since 1960 and is the largest full service shipyard on the West Coast of the United States.



Job Summary


Installs, labels, diagrams, and stencils on board ships and vessels.  Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.



Qualification Standards


Previous experience or training helpful.  Label installers must be familiar with blue print reading, system identification, manufacturing and packaging of labels, and all shipboard systems including damage control, aviation, ordinance, ventilation, piping, steam, electrical, etc. Must be able to recognize and avoid potential hazards, which are commonly present in the employee's work area. Must have ability to work at heights, in confined spaces, and be available to work any shift. Must comprehend written and verbal instructions, hear warning signals, and read and comprehend safety instructions, regulations, and warnings.



Essential Job Tasks


  1. Manufacture labels and diagrams using stencils, blue prints and written specifications.
  2. Install labels and diagrams on vessel machinery, vents, doors, hatches, fire stations, electrical and power equipment, IC, and other such areas.
  3. Package labels according to requirements and instructions.
  4. Other tasks as may be assigned relevant to the trade.



Materials, Tools Equipment, Work Aids


Stencil machines, metal punches, metal shears, taps, and various hand and power tools.  Personal protective equipment required.






Physical/Mental Involvement


Requires repetitive or prolonged bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and climbing.  Routinely performs work in physically awkward and demanding positions.  Standing, balancing, walking, climbing ladders or equipment, reaching above shoulder or out in front, manual dexterity, pushing, pulling, kneeling, bending, seeing, hearing and occasionally lowering self into confined spaces, crawling through small openings and working in reclined or awkward positions, as needed. Works in all areas of the shipyard and on board ships. Hearing warning signals and reading and comprehending safety instructions. Must be able to maintain general safety awareness and avoid hazards commonly present in employee’s work area.



Marginal Job Tasks


Housekeeping in all work areas, including sweeping. May be required to attend safety, quality and/or process improvement meetings.



Environmental Factors


Exposure to fumes, odors, dust, gases various climates and temperatures, and low ventilation conditions, all of which can cause discomfort and/or respiratory difficulties. Exposure constantly moving machines and mechanical parts and high levels of constant noise.







$28.60- 30.95



Hourly Roles

This pay range is a reasonable estimate of the hourly 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. 


General Dynamics NASSCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.


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Call (619) 544-8511 or email This contact information is for accommodation requests only, not to inquire about the status of applications.


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