San Diego, CA 
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Job Description

Job Posting End Date:09/30/2021

Shift: ALL

Security Clearance: No Clearance

Who We Are

General Dynamics NASSCO is one of three shipyards in the Marine Systems group of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE: GD). General Dynamics NASSCO traces its beginnings to the industrial heart of SanDiego, along the working waterfront of beautiful and historic SanDiego Bay. The company has been designing and building ships in SanDiego's industrial corridor since 1960 and is the largest full service shipyard on the West Coast of the United States.

Job Summary

Installs, repairs and hooks up equipment for all electrical services on the ship. Lays out, pulls, lifts out and installs cable and conduit. Prepares work area, drills holes and grinds metal surfaces, and welds mounting equipment. Tests electrical equipment. Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.

Qualification Standards

Must have two years marine electrical experience and/or four years electrical experience. Must pass NASSCO assessment or be in a training program. Ability to use power and hand tools and read composite blueprints, computer printouts, and Navy standards manuals required. Must have ability to work at heights, in confined spaces, and be available to work any shift. Must comprehend written and verbal instructions and hear warning signals, read and comprehend safety instructions, regulations and warnings.

Essential Job Tasks

  1. Prepare work areas, drill holes and grind metal surfaces
  2. Install welds and hook up equipment
  3. Lay out, pull, rip out, repair and install cable and conduit
  4. Test electrical equipment
  5. Read composite blueprints, computer printouts and Navy standards manual
  6. Removes scrap and performs general clean up
  7. Other tasks as may be assigned relevant to the trade

Materials, Tools Equipment, Work Aids

Measuring equipment, hammers, drills, grinder, welding equipment, hand tools, cable cutters, electrical tape, screwdrivers, electrical test equipment, blueprints, and Navy standards manual, and cleaning equipment. Personal protective equipment required.

Physical/Mental Involvement

Frequent lifting, carrying, pulling and pushing cable and equipment to rip out or install. Frequent standing, balancing, walking, climbing ladders or equipment, reaching above shoulder or out in front, manual dexterity, pushing, pulling, kneeling, bending, seeing, hearing and occasionally lowering self into confined spaces, crawling through small openings and working in reclined positions, as needed. Works in all areas of the shipyard and on board ships. Hearing warning signals and reading and comprehending safety instructions. Must be able to maintain general safety awareness and avoid hazards commonly present in employee's work area.

Marginal Job Tasks

Housekeeping in all work areas, including sweeping. May be required to attend safety, quality and/or process improvement meetings.

Environmental Factors

Exposure to fumes, odors, dust, gases, various climates and temperatures, and low ventilation conditions, all of which can cause discomfort and/or respiratory difficulties. Exposure to constantly moving machines and mechanical parts and high levels of constant noise.

General Dynamics NASSCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

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If you have a disability that impacts your ability to complete the job application process and would like to request an accommodation, please contact our Human Resources Department.

Call (619) 544-8511 or email This contact information is for accommodation requests only, not to inquire about the status of applications.

General Dynamics NASSCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race and/or ethnic background, national origin and/or ancestry, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
2+ years
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