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Maintenance Machinist

Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92113

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com


Shift:                     1st

Security Clearance: No Clearance



Performs mechanical repairs and maintenance to the yard facilities, utilities, and production equipment.  Performs new installations and modifications to yard facilities, buildings, structures, utility distributions, and production equipment. Performs other tasks as assigned, some of which may become exclusive to the position.

Actively participates in implementing and monitoring continuous improvement initiatives to improve safety,improve quality,reduce cycle time,and reduce costs.


Required Education/Training

High school education/equivalent preferred. Knowledge of shipbuilding processes and procedures preferred.


Must have at least 2 years previous experience or training necessary via:

1) Successful completion of NASSCO training program for advancement -or-

2) Complete NASSCO assessment within this level -or-

3) Has completed appropriate trade certificate programs to pass assessment.



Previous experience required. Ability to understand verbal and written instructions and to communicate effectively (in English) required. Requires a trade school certificate in mechanical training or equivalent work experience performing mechanical repairs. Other skills that are needed; precision measurement, precision alignment, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, engine repair and overhaul, vehicle maintenance and repair, plumbing and pump repairs and equipment operation. Must be able to read and troubleshoot equipment and systems from schematics, diagram and other manufacture supplied documentation. Burning and welding equipment experience is desirable. Must be trained in energy recognition, personal protective equipment and lockout/tag out procedures.


Unique/Additional Requirements

Must be able to work all shifts and at heights. Must show at least two years of continous, stable and verifiable employment. May consider NASSCO approved training program. Construction or manufacturing background preferred and have strong mechanical skills. Frequent carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, manual dexterity, reaching, seeing, hearing, occasional kneeling, reclining and finger dexterity. Maintain safety awareness and ability to follow directions.





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