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Tool Room Attendant

Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92113

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Job Posting End Date:  08/19/2022

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


Checks tools in and out; stocks shelves; maintains inventory; tracks personal and company tools; logs and/or issues safety items; sharpens drill bits; performs simple repairs of leads, tools.  Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.


Qualification Standards


Machinist or other trade experience helpful.  One to two years work experience in tool room or warehouse are required.  Must have knowledge of calibrated instruments, tools, and supplies used in ship repair; knowledge of warehousing and inventory procedures.  Must have basic computer data entry skills.  Must have ability to maintain records with accuracy and deal with people in stressful situations, use basic math, English speaking and writing skills.  When on board ship, must be able to move through cluttered work spaces with repair equipment.


Essential Job Tasks


1           Issues, receives, and maintains hand tools, equipment and materials for yardwide  inventory.      

Performs minor repair on hand tools, hoses, and leads.    

Checks equipment for safe operation.

2.          Maintains daily toolroom inventory on computer.

3.          Processes tools of new hires and lay-offs, orders tools and supplies (through automated computer inventory) to maintain inventory.

4.          Stocks shelves with tools, parts and supplies.

5.          Maintains accurate computer records of tool issuance and return, including back supports, complete loss and scrap reports, refunds, paperwork.


Materials, Tools, Equipment, Work Aids


Various tools, equipment, and materials used in the ship repair process, common hand tools, ladders, computer, report forms, calculator, note books, writing instruments, ship building repair materials and supplies.



Physical/Mental Involvement


Lifting/carrying tools and supplies up to 60 lbs.  Climbing, balancing, standing, sitting, walking, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, reaching, feeling, handling, fingering, talking, hearing, seeing.  Reading, printing, and speaking simple English sentences; following written directions on forms and computers; interacting with company workers; completing paperwork with accuracy.


Marginal Job Tasks


  Sets up connex boxes.


Materials, Tools, Equipment, Work Aids


Connex box, tools, supplies.


Physical/Mental Involvement


Standing, walking, lifting, carrying, bending, stooping, crouching, climbing/balancing, reaching, handling, seeing.  Planning, organizing and sorting tools, following orders.


Environmental Factors


Works inside more than half the time, in warehouse or connex box environment.  Exposed to wind, cold, heat, wet conditions, whole body vibrations.  Works near moving machines and mechanical parts.  Exposed to dust fumes, odors and electrical shocks.  May work on-board ship and be able to maneuver through cluttered work areas.  Exposed to loud noise particularly in pier toolrooms.





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