BAE Systems Inside Machinist 1st Class Mechanic in Norfolk, Virginia

Job Description

BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair is hiring Inside Machinist 1st class.

Position Summary

The inside machinist operate in 3 sections: Machining, Valves and Pumps. Responsibilities and functional knowledge varies based on the designated section.

All inside machinists are encouraged, but not required, to gain experience in any section other than their designated section.

Key Responsibilities & Functional Knowledge

This list is representative of the key areas of responsibility and functional knowledge required of a first class mechanic in the Inside Machine shop. A first class mechanic must demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the skills, functional knowledge and abilities required to perform tasks in these and related areas of responsibility.

Advanced knowledge means that the mechanic understands how to perform tasks in these categories (including, but not limited to, the specific tasks identified below) and is able to complete them independently and teach others how to complete the tasks. This also means that the mechanic has the necessary level of knowledge of the equipment, protective gear, and machinery required to complete these tasks. A first class mechanic also is expected to strategize independently and problem-solve as appropriate.

Machinists Assigned to the Machining Section

  • Operate Machinery - Must know how to operate the following machines safely, and be developing additional skills in the following key areas:

  • Lathes

  • Able to hold tighter tolerances

  • Thread internally and externally

  • Operate and performance maintenance on the following types of lathes:

  • Lathe to 24

  • Lathe over 24

  • Vertical Turrent Lathe

  • Perform basic maintenance on the lathes

  • Milling machines

  • Able to hold tighter tolerances

  • Complete in-line valve repairs

  • Perform basic maintenance on the vertical milling machine

  • Operate vertical mills

  • Trained on the uses of the Horizontal boring mill based on department need (preferred, but not required)

  • Drill presses

  • Operate the drill press

  • Assess the drill presses for basic repairs

  • Perform repairs to the drill presses

  • Grinders

  • Trained on operating and providing maintenance to surface or gate grinders based on department need (preferred, but not required)

  • Flange Facer

  • Operate face flanges on valves and other parts

  • Operate Overhead Crane

  • Able to accomplish rigging of equipment and materials

  • Be able to obtain a crane operators license

  • Machining Tools

  • Operate band saw

  • Operate a micrometer

  • Use precision measuring tools

  • Other

  • Manufacture parts

  • Maintain and repair machinery

  • Repair ship components using more complex blueprints, sketches and sample parts

  • Disassemble, clean, inspect and repair various ships components

  • Assist with in-place machine operations when needed to include: machining, drilling, milling, facing and boring

  • Complete more complex drawings and sketches for use in manufacturing parts mechanical ability

  • Produce machine work at an efficient rate with minimal or no defects that are out of tolerance

  • Plan and accomplish tasks in an efficient manner

  • Machinists Assigned to the Valve Section

  • Operate Machinery Must know how to operate the following machines safely, and be developing additional skills in the following key areas:

  • Lathes

  • Able to hold tighter tolerances

  • Operate the lathe to 24 to manufacture lathes, machine laps, seats and gates

  • Know the basic operations of the Vertical Turrent Lathe to manufacture lathes, machine laps, seats, and gates

  • Assess and provide basic maintenance for lathes

  • Trained in operating and performing maintenance on the Lathe over 24 (preferred, but not required)

  • Milling machines

  • Hold tighter tolerances

  • Accomplish basic in-line valve repairs

  • Know operations of the vertical mill

  • Assess and provide maintenance for the mill

  • Trained on the basic uses of the vertical mill based on department need (preferred, but not required)

  • Drill presses

  • Operate the drill press

  • Assess the drill presses for repairs

  • Make repairs to the drill presses

  • Grinders

  • Gate grinder

  • Operate the gate grinder

  • Know uses of the gate grinder to include grinding gates for valves and fit of the gate for a valve body

  • Provide maintenance and repair for the grinder

  • Trained on operating and providing maintenance to the surface grinders based on department need (preferred, but not required)

  • Flange Facer

  • Work with face flanges on valves and other parts in the shop and on the ship

  • Valve Assembly, Disassembly, Inspection and Repair

  • Perform valve repair procedure

  • Perform work with stencil and mark

  • Assemble valves by following sketches, manuals and/or technical documents

  • Disassemble valves

  • Clean the valve parts without damaging

  • Inspect and repair valves

  • Record findings on a valve sheet before submitting to a supervisor

  • Valve Hydro

  • Test the valve hydro

  • Be present during the check point with supervisor in attendance

  • Valve in line repair

  • Perform valve in line repair on the ship (preferred, but not required)

  • Understand inline repairs

  • Perform basic machining safely

  • Valve Troubleshoot

  • Perform valve repairs and troubleshooting

  • Machining Tools

  • Operate a band saw

  • Operate a micrometer

  • Use precision measuring tools

  • Machinists Assigned to the Pump Section (Specialty section assigned based on shop need and employee skill and ability)

  • Know pump operations

  • Know the mechanics of pump parts

  • Disassemble pumps

  • Clean pumps, without damaging

  • Inspect, troubleshoot and repair pumps

  • Reassemble pumps

  • Test a pump Hydro and conduct final inspection

Required Skills and Education

Education Minimum: High School Diploma/GED

Minimum Relevant Experience: 4 to 7 yrs.

Practical Theory Requirements

A first class mechanic must demonstrate an advanced understanding of lathe operation, drill press operations, milling machine operations, blueprint reading and layout of projects to be machined.

Other Requirements

  • Must be able to read, write and comprehend simple instructions

  • Must be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral or diagram form

  • Must be able to calculate and understand units of measure, including fractions and decimals

  • Must know how to measure using a scale and tape measure

  • Must be able to wear applicable PPE (Hard hat, safety goggles, gloves, steel toes shoes, ear protection, respirator when necessary)

  • Must be able to obtain a government access badge

  • This job description does not include all activities, duties or responsibilities required for this position. The key duties, responsibilities and requirements identified in this description are subject to modification by the Company (in consultation with the Union, as appropriate) at any time

Preferred Skills and Education

Preferred Relevant Experience: 5 to 8 yrs.

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  • Stress Relieving

  • Parts and Repair

  • Shaft Straightening

Shaft Overhaul

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Overhead Crane certification required for all inside machine sections.

  • Level 1 Qualified Certification Tests are offered based on department need and is in accordance with the NAVSEA Standard Item Trainings

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Inside Machinist 1st Class Mechanic

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