Mech Tech B 3 (crane Operator)

Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News, VA
External Job Description

Newport News Industrial (NNI) is hiring an experienced Crane Operator to support 1st shift operations in Newport News, VA.

In addition to relevant trade experience, candidate must have at least 5 years previous experience operating overhead bridge cranes (up to 50 tons) as well as experience with forklift operations. Additionally, position requires knowledge and experience with industrial fitting/rigging and the ability to read and understand blueprints/drawings.

Candidate should be able to lift up to 35 lbs. and climb ladders and stairs.

Loads, unloads, and conveys both raw and finished materials within or near plant, yard, or work site and performs a combination of tasks under specific direction which may include shipping and/or receiving. Opens containers using hand tools; counts, weighs, and samples materials and uses computer systems for tracking, logging, verifying, and recording information. Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, multi-level racks, conveyors, and machines by hand; loads or unloads materials into or from trucks by hand. Conveys materials using wheelbarrow, hand truck, forklift, electric dolly, elevator, or other devices; stacks or assembles materials; aids machine operators by lifting heavy objects by hand or by use of power hoist.

Basic Qualifications

5 years of related experience with High School diploma/GED and/or certification in assigned area preferred.

May be required to physically access tight, low or high spaces, involving climbing, kneeling, stooping, standing, etc. Depending on area assigned, the job may involve exposure to extreme weather and other environmental conditions encountered in manufacturing, including noise, fumes, chemicals, moving and energized machines and systems, etc. Must be able to work variable schedule including overtime.

Preferred Qualifications

Specialized training and certification in equipment operations highly preferred.