|Job Ref:||16-10287||Employer:||General Dynamics US||Industry:||Aerospace||Country:||United States||County/State:||Virginia||City:||Norfolk||Address:||Post Date:||20/10/2016 05:14|
The Foreman represents their trade on a project or group of projects within the ship class(es). This position manages, and controls trade processes and procedures in support of NASSCO's safety, quality, schedule, cost and continuous improvement goals.|
Typically has a BA/BS plus 4 years in a related field or AA/AS plus 8 years directly related experience or 10 years directly related ship building/ship repair experience in supervisory roles.
• Must have recent, documented experience overseeing the removal, disassembly, inspection, repair, reassembly, installation, alignment, shop/shipboard testing, and troubleshooting of the following pumps and valves but not limited to:
o Gate valves
o Globe valves
o Check valves
o Straight and taper plug valves
o Ball valves
o Soft seated and fire safe butterfly valves
o Regulating and relief valves
o Quick closing valves
o Vertical/horizontal, coupled/close coupled centrifugal pumps
o Vertical/horizontal screw pumps
o Vertical/horizontal vane pumps
• Must have recent, documented experience overseeing inside machine shop functions to include but not limited to proper machining techniques for lathes, mills, HBM, VTL, drill presses, etc.
• Capable of reading drawings, blueprints, tech manuals, etc.
• Possess intermediate to advanced computer skills
• Have a good command of the English language both orally and written
• Plan and direct the performance of daily shop operations to ensure on time/under budget project completion
• Provide ongoing training to subordinates in the overhaul of equipment
• Strategize, problem solve, and convey information and ideas in a logical manner
• Able to maintain composure in stressful situations
Regular, reliable attendance on-site is an essential function of the job. Must be willing to travel, have reliable transportation and qualify to operate a company vehicle. Must be qualify for a CAC or RapidGate badge. Must have reliable record of attendance and punctuality and be available for overtime as required. Must be able to physically transit all areas of the facility and the drydock. Must be able to spend up to 70% of time in an outdoor shipyard environment in all climates. Regularly required to sit, stand, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects or controls, and to talk and hear. Must have good eye/hand coordination. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Must be familiar with working in a naval-ship-work-environment and be able to go aboard marine vessels and the drydock, climb ladders, work in tanks and confined spaces, and wear personal protective equipment. These areas can be dirty, dusty, hot or cold, and noisy.