Mechanical Assembler


Chesapeake, VA

What you'll be doing

Responsible for fabrication and assembly of various electromechanical and electronic assemblies. Follow blueprints, guidelines, and/or diagrams to complete tasks. Performs major and specialized mechanical overhaul and repair work on marine equipment and systems using schematic charts and technical manuals including but not limited to: dismantles, repairs, or replaces defective parts, and reassembles machinery, using machinist's tools, chain hoists, and steel rollers. Installs ship machinery, such as propelling machinery and steering gear, working from blueprints and using hand tools, calipers, and micrometers. Installs below-deck auxiliary equipment, such as evaporators, stills, heaters, pumps, condensers, and boilers and connects them to steam pipe systems. Operates weapons handling machinery, such as cargo winches, elevators, and windlasses to determine causes of malfunctioning. Works include soldering, using power tools and as well as assembling large scale and intricate mechanical assemblies. Receives technical guidance from supervisor or higher level technician and work is reviewed for compliance with accepted practices.

What your background should be

Minimum 5 years of U.S. Navy surface ship electrical system repairs, testing and troubleshooting experience is required. Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within field. Works under general supervision. Experience working with Navy cargo/weapons elevators is preferred.

Required Schooling / Training

High school diploma or equivalent.

Who is the client company

This company operates public and private transport and traffic control, aviation, military weapons, detention centers, prisons and schools on behalf of its customers.
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