SACSS Shipyard Pipefitter - Chesapeake

General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc. | Chesapeake, VA

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Posted Date 5/08/2024
Description Type of Requisition:

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Job Qualifications:

Blueprints, Piping, Welding

3 + years of related experience
US Citizenship Required:

Job Description:

Join General Dynamics IT and be a part of a team that solve some of the world's most complex technical challenges. The Navy Ship and Air Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Combat, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) Systems Support (SACSS) team is seeking a Pipefitter to join their team in Chesapeake, VA.

Our work on the SACSS program involves performing pier-side ship modernization services that enable the Navy to keep its current vessels operational while it simultaneously adds additional vessels to the fleet.

The Pipefitter is responsible for fitting pipe consisting of various materials such as steel, galvanized, copper, copper-nickel and stainless along with the appropriate valves and fittings. Utilizing various tools and equipment in accordance with drawings, arrangements, and blueprints. The job involves working at different heights, confined spaces, and different weather conditions.
  • Applies basic pipefitting processes to join, surface, fabricate, repair, or replace piping systems (e.g., steel, cuni).
  • Works from blueprints, engineering sketches, charts, or work orders.
  • Uses measuring tools and related equipment to target and fit piping.
  • Bends, fits, manipulates and otherwise crafts piping layouts.
  • Sil-brazes cuni pipe.
  • Inspects completed work for conformance to specifications.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced welders.
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Participates in special projects, as required.
Physical Requirements:
  • You must be able to work at extreme heights or small confined spaces.
  • Must be able to kneel, squat, crawl, bend, stoop, and climb.
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
  • Must be able to work indoors/outdoors year-round in all weather conditions.
  • Must be able to work assigned shift as production needs.
Basic Qualifications:
  • HSD or GED
  • Technical or Vocational training preferred.
  • U.S. Citizen and able to pass a background check to gain access to Navy repair facilities.
  • Experience as a marine pipefitter; experience installing marine/maritime piping systems.
  • Must be versed with multiple materials of pipe (Stainless Steel, Carbon Steel, Copper, RIGID etc.).
  • Knowledge of pipefitter equipment and power tools; possess tools of the trade and the ability to bring them to job sites.
  • Must be able to comprehend instructions, drawings, and general correspondence.
  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge of ship construction.
  • Must be physically and medically capable to wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE) required for the job as prescribed under OSHA standards.
  • Excellent customizable health benefits (Medical, Dental and Vision)
  • 401K with company match
  • Educational Assistance and eLearning
  • Flexible work week
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to employee advancement.
  • Rewards and Recognition programs
  • Innovative and collaborative environment encouraging of highly motivated critical thinking.

The likely hourly rate for this position is between $19.08 - $31.86. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

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Travel Required:

Telecommuting Options:

Work Location:
USA VA Chesapeake

Additional Work Locations:

Total Rewards at GDIT:
Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes a variety of medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401(k) plan offering the ability to contribute both pre and post-tax dollars up to the IRS annual limits and receive a company match. To encourage work/life balance, GDIT offers employees full flex work weeks where possible and a variety of paid time off plans, including vacation, sick and personal time, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement and jury duty leave. To ensure our employees are able to protect their income, other offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness and business travel and accident insurance are provided or available. We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation's most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.

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