Serco Shipyard Laborer - Chesapeake, VA in Chesapeake, Virginia

Shipyard Laborer - Chesapeake, VA Chesapeake, VA, US

Job Description The Laborer works on a team supporting cabling, equipment, and C5ISR system installations. The Laborer performs mainly physical labor including loading, unloading, lifting and moving supplies and materials. This position performs duties as a fire watch, a welder’s helper, and runs electric cable onboard US Naval Facilities and Ships when needed. The Laborer also provides strapping for electrical cable ways and opens/closes Multiple Cable Transits (MCTs).

The following tasks are typical of this occupation:

-Uses basic power tools to include grinders and drills

-Paints small areas as needed

-Loads and unloads trucks and other conveyances

-Moves supplies and materials to proper location by hand or hand trucks

-Stacks materials for storage or binning

-Collects refuse and salvageable materials

-Moves and arranges heavy pieces of office and shipboard furniture, electric equipment, and other types of machinery and equipment

-Sweeps and cleans up behind technicians

This is an entry level position that works under immediate supervision, and primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgement.

Work is performed onboard U.S. Naval Ships and military installations requiring the ability to work in areas with drafts, noise, and temperature variation. Must be able to work in high heat spaces, climb shipyard dry dock stairs/ladders, work in kneeling position for layout of cable runs under false decking, lift up to 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 critical.

Required Skills - High School Diploma OR Equivalent -0-2 years of related experience -Willing to work second or thirds shift as needed. -Willing to work more than 40 hours work weeks. -Applicants must successfully undergo a background investigation and drug screening. Active secret security clearance desired. -This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Serco to staff it only with U.S. Citizens -Travel may be required. Applicant must be willing to travel to various work sites such as Virginia Beach VA, Bremerton WA, Everett WA, Pearl Harbor HI, Mayport FL, and Yokosuka Japan. -Previous manual labor and shipyard experience desired.

Military Veterans and Spouses encouraged to apply.

Employment Type Full time

Career Level Entry Level

Job ID 52567836

Company Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. federal civilian agencies, the intelligence community, the Government of Canada, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco's people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).

Functional Area Systems Design & Engineering

Department Serco’s C5ISR business unit supports all branches of the U.S. military as they look to extend the life of critical legacy weapons systems and sensors, while seamlessly integrating these systems with the latest C5I environments. We support major transformation initiatives to deliver total situational awareness from the command center to the warfighter on the front line. We are focused on the design, systems engineering, project management, procurement, installation, training, testing, and field maintenance of these systems.

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