Huntington Ingalls Industries AMSEC Senior Consulting Field Engineer in Chesapeake, Virginia


Job Title:

AMSEC Senior Consulting Field Engineer

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External Job Description:

This position will be responsible for coordinating multiple activities of status of ships' power plant. Candidate will be expected to have full knowledge of ships' power status in order to chair high level meetings.

Position Specifics: Must have shipboard Power Coordinator capabilities to assist with the LMA and government representatives during major ship availabilities. Must be able to DE conflict power distribution related issues to achieve incremental milestones. Must have experience interfacing with WAF and Test Engineer coordinators on power requirements on board U.S. Naval Ships. Must be able to travel 75% of the time.

Provides support to customers in general areas of engineering, supply, configuration management, technical requirements identification, installation and maintenance of equipment, safety, and documentation development and maintenance. Provides training and documentation support, including preparation of lesson content. Attends meetings or visits other facilities to discuss and recommend solutions to logistics issues. Conducts tests or experiments requiring selection, adaptation or modification of critical test equipment and test procedures; set up and operate equipment; record data; and measure and record problems of significant complexity. Serves as lead analyst. Adapts equipment or system to satisfy unique requirements. Conducts on-site installation of equipment and follow established testing procedures. Trains customer personnel. May provide supervision to staff and develops schedules and assigns work. Ensures maintenance contracts for services are fulfilled and appropriate documentation and records are kept.

Most work is performed aboard ships or in industrial conditions. Able to lift, carry and transport heavy equipment and boxes. The exact weight requirements will be determined by the specific job, but no less than 30 lbs. Able to work on and climb ladders. Able to work in extreme temperature environments, aboard ships, in shipyards, under industrial conditions and in confined spaces. Able to perform other duties as required from time to time. Environment may involve high heat, humidity, noise and dirty conditions. May require working aloft or over the sides of vessels. May involve riding ships at sea for extended periods. May require the ability to work while wearing a respirator. Travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States.

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Marketing Title:

AMSEC Senior Consulting Field Engineer (Power Coordinator)

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in related field + 10 years technical or operational experience OR Associates Degree in related field + 12 years technical or operational experience OR High school or equivalent plus appropriate Trade School or related Armed Forces school + 16 years of technical or operational experience and 8 years of supervisory experience. Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.


AMSEC (0480)



Clearance Type:





Yes, 75% of the time

Company Statement:

AMSEC is a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII). Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Integrated Missions Solutions, Nuclear and Environmental, and Oil and Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs nearly 37,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

Relocation Assistance:

No relocation assistance available

Minimum Education:

High School Diploma/GED


Chesapeake-Virginia-United States

US Citizenship Required for this Position:


EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled Welcome. U.S. citizenship required for most positions.