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Outside Machinist/Mechanic

Company: Electric Boat
Location: North Kingstown
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:


The Outside Machinist trade consists of, but is not limited to, the following:

* Layout work to make ready for drilling/machining, assembly and installation of components into modules that will eventually become working parts of a nuclear submarine.
* Use various portable and fixed machine tools such as boring bars, milling machines, facing machines and drill presses. Use precision measuring instruments such as height gages, depth gages, calipers, verniers, various types of micrometers, and assists in the use of optical.
* Coordinate and arrange for the work of several trades in connection with performing work from information received from technical work documents, blueprints, specifications, written and/or oral instructions.
* Installs below-deck auxiliaries, for example evaporators, stills, heaters, pumps, condensers, and boilers and connects them to steampipe systems.
* Install and repair foundations for operating machinery and principal structures/components of ship's armament

This position is located at the Quonset Point facility in North Kingstown, RI.



* Machine shop, millwright or mechanical assembly experience and/or related experience or related training
* Must possess strong math skills
* Must be capable of using various precision instruments along with basic machining/milling tools
* Must be available to work all shifts
* Must be available to work at heights, confined spaces and extreme temperature conditions as required
* Applicant must be able to interpret technical manuals, shipyard procedures, test documents, blueprints, diagrams, and perform basic layout functions
* Individuals are required to possess their own basic hand tools


* Ability to read and interpret blueprints
* Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment is
* Previous metal fabrication or milling experience and military shipbuilding experience
* High school diploma/GED preferred; additional preference given for Vocational, Technical and Community Colleges or Apprentice programs
* Military/Navy experience


* Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
* Applicant will be required to work in a collaborative and team environment and meet organizational goals
* Must use precision measuring tools, such as micrometers, dial indicators, vernier calipers, height gauges

Physical Qualifications

Climbing, Color Vision, Crawling, Heavy Lifting, Kneeling, Light Lifting, Medium Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Stooping, Twisting

Environmental Attributes

Acids or Alkalis, Cold, Dry, Dusty, Fumes, Hot, Inside, Noise, Oily, Outside, Wet

Keywords: Electric Boat, Warwick , Outside Machinist/Mechanic, Engineering , North Kingstown, Rhode Island

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