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BFTT Team Lead (ITSIS) - 15580 - Military Veterans

at Huntington Ingalls Industries

Requisition Number: 15580

Required Travel: 26 - 50%

Employment Type: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40.00

Security Clearance: Secret

Level of Experience: Senior

Who We Are

HII's System Integration group is seeking Team Leads to join our Fleet Sustainment group! As a Team Lead you will play a critical role in ensuring that successful and safe work is performed on board U.S. Naval Ships and Military installations which is vital to our Mission to protect and serve our Military. These positions are a part of the Integrated Training Systems Installation and Sustainment (ITSIS) support contract for the U.S. Navy.

To learn more about Mission Technologies, click here for a short video:

As the top ranked defense contractor on Forbes list of America's Best Large Employers, HII is committed to serving our employees, our communities, our service members, and our nation! We offer competitive benefits, education reimbursement, and professional development opportunities.

What You Will Do

Supervises (Entry Level / Helper I, General Labor I and II) and coordinates activities of workers engaged in installing hardware and software and repairing wiring, fixtures, and equipment aboard ship and in laboratory facilities, following blueprints and wiring diagrams. C oordinates regularly with government project leads and on-site installation coordinators to meet milestones and deadlines of hardware and software system installations. Knowledgeable and able to enforce shipyard and OSHA safety requirements. Assigns work and oversees the work product.

What You Must Have

  • Must have an Active Secret Clearance.
  • Ten (10) or more years of professional experience in the following fields:
    • Hull, mechanical and/or electrical shipboard repair and alteration
  • (4) or more years specialized experience performing work in each of the following areas:
    • Team Leader / Foreman in the ship repair / AIT industry
    • Experience leading teams of installers in cable installation, welding, paint, and lagging installation and repair on US Navy Ships in shipyard industrial environments
    • Demonstrated experience as a Shipboard Alteration Installation Team (AIT) Leader leading the installation of major systems aboard US Navy ships;
    • Demonstrated experience leading all aspects of coordinating system installations including attending daily planning meetings, providing status reports, correcting installation drawings, conducting RMMCO Check-in and Check-out and maintaining Quality Assurance (QA) Workbooks;
    • Demonstrated experience leading AIT personnel including day-to-day workflow of production, safety, accountability and training;
    • Demonstrated experience of Maritime electrical systems and structural components, WAF/Tag-Out guidelines, and professional standards including the NAVSEA Technical Specification 9090-310(series);
    • Demonstrated experience working with the government AIT Manager, Onsite Installation Coordinator (OSIC) and QA department with executing system installations aboard US Navy ships;
    • Demonstrated experience reading and interpreting complex blueprints, drawings, schematics, cable run sheets, Overhaul Specification and MIL-Spec and other technical specifications
    • Demonstrated experience reviewing and managing manpower resources and production schedules
  • Five (5) or more years specialized experience performing work in each of the following Naval System areas:
    • AEGIS
    • SSDS
    • BFTT / ATD
  • High School education, or Trade School or equivalent, and 6 years of related experience to include at least 2 years of team/deck lead/supervisory experience.

Preferred Requirements

Prefer technical/professional certifications.

Physical Requirements

Must be 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, work in extreme temperature environments, aboard ships, in shipyards, under industrial conditions and in confined spaces. Able to perform other duties as required which may involve high heat, humidity, noise and dirty conditions, working aloft or over the sides of vessels. May ride ships at sea for extended periods. May require wearing a respirator. Travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States.

HII's Mission Technologies division develops integrated solutions that enable today's connected, all-domain force. Capabilities include C5ISR systems and operations; the application of AI and machine learning to battlefield decisions; defensive and offensive cyberspace strategies and EW; unmanned, autonomous systems; LVC solutions; platform modernization; and critical nuclear operations. Together, HII's domain expertise and advanced technologies support mission partners anywhere around the globe. For more information, visit

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII's skilled workforce is 44,000 strong.

HII is committed to cultivating an inclusive company culture to promote collaboration and enhance creativity by hiring a diverse work force. HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

San Diego, CA

Huntington Ingalls Industries

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 mission-critical national security solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs about 44,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

  • Builder of the most complex ships in the world for 135 years at Newport News, and 82 years at Ingalls.
  • Sole builder of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers, the world’s largest warships, and one of two builders constructing nuclear-powered submarines.
  • Exclusive provider of refueling services for nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, at the forefront of new ship technologies, specialized manufacturing capabilities and nuclear facility management.
  • Largest industrial employer in Virginia and Mississippi, and an employer in Louisiana and Alabama.
  • Largest supplier of U.S. Navy surface combatants—has built more than 70 percent of Navy fleet of warships.
  • Builder-of-record for Aegis DDG 51 class of guided missile destroyers.
  • Builder of record for the LHA 6 class large-deck amphibious ships and the sole builder of the Navy’s newest fleet of the San Antonio (LPD 17) class amphibious assault ships.
  • Builder-of-record for the flagship of the U.S. Coast Guard – the National Security Cutter.
  • Provider of mission critical and practical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide through Technical Solutions.
  • Provider of advanced unmanned maritime solutions for defense, marine research and commercial applications
  • Next-generation enterprise IT and C51SR
  • Management and operations of Department of Energy nuclear sites
  • Fleet sustainment
  • Employs more than 6,800 engineers and designers.
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