Assistant Elevator Mechanic (R-37)

Job Description

Join our Elevator Support Unit (ESU)! The position will support contracted skilled trades work on Weapon Elevators and Aircraft Elevators and their systems on U.S. Navy ships.

The selected candidate will support ESU by performing a variety of skilled trades, maintenance and technical tasks on aircraft carrier elevators, cargo handling systems and associated equipment, including aircraft elevators, weapons elevators and vertical stores conveyors. Selected candidate will work closely with higher level employee in specialized assignments. May train/assist other employees/navy personal on shipboard systems and day-to-day operation. Work includes daily activities of physical labor in an industrial and shipboard environment. Your accomplishments will make a positive impact supporting the U.S. Navy and America’s national defense! Travel within and outside of the continental United States may be required. #LI-MJ1

Essential Job Responsibilities

Installs, operates, maintains, repairs and modifies equipment. Performs a variety of maintenance and technical support on products such as equipment, integrated systems and subsystems, and software at customer and/or field locations. Analyzes and evaluates products and related performance. Troubleshoots and diagnoses malfunctions to eliminate problem in minimum time. Installs, upgrades and removes products ensuring coordinative engineering field change. Maintains effective customer communications and relations. May provide onsite training of customer support personnel. Applies understanding of production and processes to assignments. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. May assist in the development and use technical documents including controlled work packages, formal work processes and procedures, test documents, reports and task or trip reports. Performs duties outside of specialty in order to complete installation or work assignment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent and 2 years of related experience.
  • Must have experience performing troubleshooting, preventative maintenance and testing of mechanical systems.
  • Must be able to read blueprints, technical manuals and/or related technical documents.
  • Must have knowledge of using various mechanical industrial tools such as precision measuring instruments, minor rigging equipment, portable power units and mechanical fastening devices or equivalent.
  • Must have ability to follow safety protocols and procedures.
  • Must be able to calibrate, and make minor repairs on tools/equipment.
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain base access credentials.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must be able to provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.

Preferred Requirements

  • 4 years of related experience preferred.
  • Experience in the operation, repair and maintenance of marine hydraulic systems highly desired
  • Prior Shipboard experience preferred, prior experience on elevators is highly desired.
  • Candidates who hold a current or active DoD confidential clearance or higher preferred.
  • Candidate with related technical training, degrees and/or certifications preferred.

For consideration please send your resume to Deborah Bailey at dalexander@vcwhamptonroads.org

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