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Huntington Ingalls Industries Diesel Mechanic (Mastertradesperson 4) - 19081 in Williamsburg, Virginia

Requisition Number: 19081

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Security Clearance: Position of Public Trust

Level of Experience: Mid

This opportunity resides with Fleet Sustainment, a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. For 40 years, the U.S. Navy has entrusted HII to maintain and modernize the vast majority of its fleet. From small watercraft to submarines, combatants and aircraft carriers, our systems and maintenance experts help the Navy maintain a high state of readiness. And, we deploy with the most advanced technology and capability available.

Meet HII’s Mission Technologies Division

Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense – the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that’s right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you.

To learn more about Mission Technologies, click here for a short video: https://vimeo.com/732533072

Who We Are

HII, being the largest military shipbuilder in the nation, has the expertise to seamlessly integrate countless components and services from all over the world to accomplish a greater objective. Mission Technologies, a branch of HII, is in search of a Diesel Mechanic for their Cheatham Annex location in Williamsburg, VA. The chosen individual will be responsible for supporting military tactical vehicles and equipment by issuing daily trip tickets, managing vehicle check-ins and check-outs, and conducting routine Preventive Maintenance System (PMS) inspections to assist the Naval Expeditionary Logistics Support team.

What You Will Do

  • Responsible for interfacing with customers, managing subcontractors and ability to provide work direction to others.

  • May provide direction and lead others. May manage one or more multiple jobs.

  • Completes comprehension of specialty trades functions and tools.

  • Performs a variety of complicated and non-routine tasks.

  • Develops and uses technical documents including controlled work packages, formal work processes and procedures, test documents, reports and task or trip reports.

  • Schedules, reports and briefs customers and senior management.

  • May perform quality inspections on finished product. Performs duties outside of specialty in order to complete installation or work assignment.

  • Conduct Periodic Maintenance in accordance with standard Navy Planned Maintenance System (PMS).

  • Evaluating and recommending corrective actions for equipment that fail or exceed PMS.

  • Daily upkeep of the facility and CESE support equipment.

  • Managing a small amount Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants (POL) a type of Hazardous Material (HazMat) for proper use and storage.

  • Maintain maintenance records for all equipment, detailing maintenance and repairs.

  • Maintain and track CESE collateral equipment.

  • Will be using basic hand tools and soliciting bids for purchase order work.

What You Must Have

  • High School education, or Trade School or equivalent, and 6 years of related experience. Prefer technical/professional certifications. May use own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.

  • Candidate must have a valid Class A CDL License

  • Candidate must have experience working on diesel equipment

  • Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen.

  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Position of Public Trust Security clearance.

Bonus Points For Having!

  • Prior Military (Army or Navy) experience completing vehicle maintenance.

  • Prefer technical/professional certifications.

  • Prior service as:

  • Construction Mechanic (CM)

  • Equipment Operator (EO)

  • Heavy Wheeled Mechanic

  • Certified ASE Mechanic

  • Certified Diesel Mechanic

Physical Requirements

Must be able to lift, carry and transport heavy equipment and boxes. The exact weight requirements will be determined by the specific job, but no less than 30 lbs. Able to work on and climb ladders, work in extreme temperature environments, aboard ships, in shipyards, under industrial conditions and in confined spaces. Able to perform other duties as required which may involve high heat, humidity, noise and dirty conditions, working aloft or over the sides of vessels. May ride ships at sea for extended periods. May require wearing a respirator. Travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States.

HII is more than a job - it’s an opportunity to build a new future. We offer competitive benefits such as best-in-class medical, dental and vision plan choices; wellness resources; employee assistance programs; Savings Plan Options (401(k)); financial planning tools, life insurance; employee discounts; paid holidays and paid time off; tuition reimbursement; as well as early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships.


We build the world’s most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.

Recognized as one of America’s top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people’s safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you’ll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.

Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.

Today’s challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It’s why we’re focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

Do You Need Assistance?

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to buildyourcareer@hii-co.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #3 for HII Mission Technologies.