Shipyard Laborer - San Diego, CA

Serco North America | San Diego, CA

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Posted Date 6/14/2024
Description Position Description

If you love and enjoy engaging in manual projects supporting our U.S Naval Ships, Serco has a great opportunity for you! Serco is looking for Laborers to join a high-profile and challenging project supporting the US Navy in San Deigo, CA.

The Shipyard Laborer will be on a dynamic team, supporting our C5ISR system installations. Bring your energy and enthusiasm to make an impact towards our military defense and safety of our Sailors.

Serco supports the U.S Naval Ships with military and system installations. You will be part of a team that works closely with the customer and other Serco team members to deliver high technology performed onboard U.S. Naval Ships and military installations.

In this role, you will:
  • Learn to read blueprints, guidelines, and/or diagrams to fabricate and assemble various electromechanical and electronic assemblies.
  • Keep equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer's instructions and reporting malfunctions.
  • Perform work with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within field.
  • Rely on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Work onboard U.S. Naval Ships and military installations in an area that is somewhat uncomfortable due to drafts, noise, temperature variation.
  • Work with equipment where carelessness would probably result in minor cuts, bruises, muscle strains, serious injury, or death.

To be successful in this role, you will have:
  • A High School Diploma or equivalent
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.
  • The ability to obtain and gain access to shipyards (NAVSTA & DBIDS), undergo a background investigation and pass a drug screening.
  • Be able to obtain an OSHA certification.
  • The ability to get respirator qualified and wear proper PPE throughout their work shift.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn working with blueprints, assembly drawings and sketches in completing a wide variety of assembly and subassembly tasks.
  • The ability to work second, or thirds shift as needed and willing to work more than 40 hours work weeks.
  • The ability to work high heat spaces, climb shipyard dry dock stairs/ladders, work in kneeling position for layout of cable runs under false decking, lift 50 pounds with 80% of work requiring carrying, pushing, and/or pulling up to 40 pounds for majority of shift while being in a standing, crouching, or walking position.
  • Attention to safety (which is critical)
  • The ability and willingness to travel up to 25% to various work sites such as Virginia Beach, VA, Bremerton, WA, Everett, WA, Pearl Harbor, HI, Mayport, FL & Yokosuka Japan.
  • The ability and willingness to work in San Diego, CA.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • An OSHA 10 certification
If you are interested in supporting and working with our military and a passionate Serco team- then submit your application now for immediate consideration. It only takes a few minutes and could change your career! Apply today to discover your place in our world!

Military Veterans and Spouses encouraged to apply!

In compliance with state and local laws regarding pay transparency, the salary range for this role is $37,115.95

to $55,674.49; however, Serco considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. In North America, Serco's 9,000+ employees strive to make an impact every day across 100+ sites in the areas of Defense, Citizen Services, and Transportation. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state, provincial and local governments, and commercial clients. While your place may look a little different depending on your role, we know you will find yours here. Wherever you work and whatever you do, we invite you to discover your place in our world. Serco is a place you can count on and where you can make an impact because every contribution matters.

To review Serco benefits please visit: If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.

Candidates may be asked to present proof of identify during the selection process. If requested, this will require presentation of a government-issued I.D. (with photo) with name and address that match the information entered on the application. Serco will not take possession of or retain/store the information provided as proof of identity. For more information on how Serco uses your information, please see our Applicant Privacy Policy and Notice.

Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email

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