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Trades Trainee

Company name
National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Location
Norfolk, VA

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I.  ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND PURPOSE (Job Description)

Trades Trainee is the first step into an exciting and new career in the Shipyard.  As you work your way through this 3 month program you will have class time hours and hands on training to get you started on the path to becoming a Skilled Trade supporting our Navy cutomers and working in the Shipyards and on Navy Bases.

II.  POSITION DEMANDS (Education/Training)

Typically has a High School diploma or equivalent.

   POSITION DEMANDS (Required Experience)

Must be able to organize, arrange and maintain order in stockrooms and other material staging areas.

Must be able to ensure that you are trained or qualified for the work you are assigned to accomplish.

Must be capable of working as safely and as productively as possible, maintaining quality control at all times.

Must have good housekeeping skills and be able to maintain a clean, hazard-free work environment and to ensure that job site is left in a safe and clean condition prior to departure.

Must be able to follow established policies and procedures, including but not limited to time keeping procedures.

Must be fully aware of emergency and evacuation procedures, to include muster locations and the supervisors’ requirement to account for personnel.

Must be able to work well with others.

Must be able to understand and follow written and verbal instructions in English.

Must be able to perform job safely.

Must be able to recognize and avoid potential safety hazards.

Must know what personal protective equipment (PPE) to use and when.

Must be able to navigate a ship and understand compartment designation, where applicable.

Must have basic knowledge of math.

  Must be able to follow directions from the lead Mechanic.

III.  PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 X 

Carrying

 X

Lifting

 X

Walking

 X

Climbing

X

Pulling

 X

Must be able to go on vessels

X

Crawling

 X

Sitting

 X

Visual Requirements:

X

Crouching

 X

Standing

 X

Hearing

X

Stooping

Other:

 X

Kneeling

 X

Talking

IV.  WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Will work closely with a Lead Mechanic

V.  UNIQUE/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Regular, reliable attendance on-site is an essential function of the job.  Ability to gain and maintain access to Navy Installations.  Must be able to wear person protective equipment (PPE)

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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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.

For Norfolk, call (757) 543-6801 or email recruiting@nassconorfolk.com

. This contact information is for accommodation requests only, not to inquire about the status of applications.

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