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Tank Tester

Date: Mar 27, 2021

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92113

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Job Posting End Date: 04/30/2021

Shift:                               1st

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

 

Performs tests in accordance with ABS or Navy specifications to the hull, service tanks, wet spaces, and deckhouses to insure structural strength and tightness.  Performs hydro testing and ballasting for ship alignment. Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.

 

Qualification Standards

 

High school education/equivalent preferred. Must have minimum two years of experience as a tank tester.  Knowledge of a ship’s arrangement and shipbuilding processes and procedures preferred. 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, in all areas of the shipyard and be available to work any shift.    Must comprehend written and verbal instructions and hear warning signals, read and comprehend safety instructions, regulations and warnings.

 

Essential Job Tasks

 

  1. Seal tanks and air test for tightness
  2. Perform hose test (air and water) for tightness
  3. Conduct hydro test for strength and tightness
  4. Operate of 700 GMP submersible pump
  5. Conduct vacuum box test
  6. Perform minimal weld and burn activities
  7. Maintain test procedure records
  8. Other tasks as may be assigned relevant to the trade

 

 Materials, Tools Equipment, Work Aids

 

Works with various hand tools, power tools, welding and burning equipment test equipment, hoses and fittings. Personal protective equipment required.

 

 

 

 

Physical/Mental Involvement

 

Frequent lifting, carrying up to 50 lbs. Pulling, standing, balancing, walking, climbing ladders or equipment, reaching above shoulder or out in front, manual dexterity, pushing, kneeling, bending and stooping 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 hazard 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 to constantly moving machines and mechanical parts and high levels of constant noise.

 

 

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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EEO is the Law - Supplement: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

 

Pay Transparency: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

 

If you have a disability that impacts your ability to complete the job application process and would like to request an accommodation, please contact our Human Resources Department.

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

 


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