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Senior Assembly Technician (Newport News, VA)

Company: Serco
Location: Newport News
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job 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 a Senior Assembly Technician to join a high-profile and challenging project supporting the US Navy in Newport News, VA.

The Senior Assembly Technician will be on a dynamic team, supporting our C5ISR system installations. Bring your expertise and collaborative skills 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:

Supervise a small team or work independently.

Follow blueprints, guidelines, and/or diagrams to fabricate and assemble various electromechanical and electronic assemblies.

Work onboard U.S. Naval Ships and military installations in an area that is somewhat uncomfortable due to drafts, noise, temperature variations and the like and with equipment where carelessness would probably result in minor cuts, bruises, muscle strains, serious injury, or death.

Be attentive to safety (which is critical).

Demonstrate the ability to working with blueprints, assembly drawings and sketches in completing a wide variety of assembly and subassembly tasks.

Be familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within this field.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

A High School Diploma.

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.

The ability to obtain an OSHA certification.

The ability to obtain a Forklift certification.

8 years of Shipyard experience.

8 years of combined experience in the following areas:

Ability to build simple connectors.

Maintain HAZMAT locker & safety operations.

Qualify as CP; advanced understanding of QA & contractual requirements.

Read drawings (Apprentice level)

Drill holes, cut metal, shoot studs & use torque wrench without supervision.

Assist with HAZMAT control and safety.

Ability to bolt/unbolt cableways, deck plates & equipment.

Operate light machinery/equipment.

Position, join, align, wrap & seal pipe & conduit sections

Firewatch/Cable Installer certifications

Carry equipment & clean spaces.

Remove lagging & paint.

Safety: Conducts safety JHAs & is an advocate for Serco's "Zero Harm" program.

Have the ability to Supervise supervise lower level MAs & laborers.

The ability to follow directions of senior employees.

The ability to use power tools, assembling both large scale and intricate mechanical assemblies.

Experience in the fabrication and precision assembly of various mechanical assemblies.

The ability to get respirator qualified and wear proper PPE throughout their work shift.

Willing to work more than 40 hour work weeks.

The ability 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 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.

The ability and be willing to travel up to 10% to various work sites.

The ability to work in Newport News, VA.

Additional desired experience and skills:

An active DoD secret clearance

OSHA Certification

If you are interested in supporting and working with our team across the globe on a passionate, talented, and diverse Serco team- then submit your application now for immediate consideration. It only takes a few minutes and could change your career!

Military Veterans and Spouses encouraged to apply!

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 ourApplicant 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 .

Serco is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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ID 64387

Recruiting Location : Location US-VA-Newport News

Category Technician

Position Type Full-Time

Security Clearance Other

Clearance Details Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance

Telework No - Teleworking not available for this position

Campaign LPShipMod

Keywords: Serco, Newport News , Senior Assembly Technician (Newport News, VA), Professions , Newport News, Virginia

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