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BAE Systems Craft Supervisor I - Plate/Shipfitter Shop in Norfolk, Virginia

Job Description

What s it like working for aninnovative company that takes on some of the world s most important challenges? Rewarding.As part of our ship repair division you can help us ensure the integrity and reliability of some of our most important products. Right now we are looking for Supervisors in our Plate Shop to join our teams working aboard ship vessels and in the shop.

Here, you ll grow your career great benefits all while being a valued member of our workforce. With our competitive salary and benefit packages, you ll have plenty of great opportunities. Best of all, with our commitment to excellence, you ll work alongside others who will help you improve your skills and find new opportunities.Candidates selected for this position are expected to work the time required to accomplish the responsibilities of this position (more than 40 hours including weekends). This position is eligible for Extended Work Time Compensation (EWTC) for hours worked in excess of 45 weekly.

In this role, you will:

  • Oversee daily work in your assigned shop.

  • Be responsible for assigning and monitoring the completion of work, as well as providing technical assistance, and generally managing the workforce within the Shop.

  • Develop and/or reviewing project schedules and budgets during the planning phase.

  • Allocating personnel and resources to efficiently support all contracts (including shift work).

  • Oversee and monitor schedule performance, including review of ongoing and upcoming projects, investigation of late activities, project supervision, and the development of practical solutions.

  • Monitor and evaluate project budget performance, including review of ongoing and upcoming projects, development of productivity enhancements and investigation of over-budget items.

  • Perform personnel related functions including, but not limited to, the supervision of employees, performance management, workforce reductions, promotions, demotions and discipline.

  • Ensure that employees understand and adhere to Company policies.

  • Train and motivate employees in the areas of technical knowledge, safety, environmental and communication.

  • Ensure that requirements of the labor agreement are satisfied.

  • Work a variety of shifts (1 st shift 7:15 am to 4:00 pm, 2 nd shift 4:00 pm to 12:30 am, 3 rd shift 11:45 pm 7:45 am)

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in the trade.

  • Demonstrated technical knowledge in the relevant trade.

  • Proficient computer skills required including experience with Microsoft Office programs and similar software.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

Physical requirements of this role include:

  • Must be able to wear appropriate protective gear.

  • Must be able to physically perform essential job duties with or without accommodations.

  • Must be able to work at heights, in confined spaces and have the ability to climb staircases and ladders of varying sizes


  • Demonstrated ability to plan, schedule, supervise, and direct the work of other employees in the relevant trade or industry.

  • Ability to use discretion and judgment in making operations and personnel decisions.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

Apprentice Graduate preferred

Craft Supervisor I - Plate/Shipfitter Shop


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