Drydock Dockperson

in San Diego, CA

Drydock Dockperson Job

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    San Diego, CA 92170-3308, US

  • Job Category

    Manufacturing & Maintenance

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Job Description

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair is seeking a Dockperson for both its 22,000-ton floating steel dry-dock Pride of San Diego (POSD) and 55,000-ton floating steel dry-dock. The Dockperson contributes to the drydocking processes and supervises daily facilities maintenance processes and will plan, execute and maintain preventative and corrective maintenance files for San Diego's Ship Repair dry docks.

Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Full operation of San Diego Ship Repairs dry-dock control console of both dry-docks.
  • Operate diesel generators and paralleling switchboards on San Diego's Ship Repair dry-docks.
  • Support production trades on ships and dry-docks as needed.
  • Operate forklifts and aerial lifts, as well as inspect, service, and maintain dry-dock mooring grippers.
  • Hook up and disconnect dock and ships temporary services on the dry-docks.
  • Assist Dockmaster in creating docking and undocking schedules.
  • Assist Dockmaster in preparing the ship for docking and undocking.
  • Interpret blueprints, schematic drawings, and dock layouts.
  • Position may require travel to other BAE Ship Repair locations.
  • Supervision of the maintenance team includes such duties as troubleshooting and determining root cause of failures and restoring equipment to service in a timely manner.
  • Candidates must be able to work unsupervised on a daily basis trouble shooting, repairing, and maintaining all equipment in a safe operational and efficient condition to support the daily shipyard production needs.

Required Skills and Education

  • Proven mechanical troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to work long rotating shifts, weekends, be on call and accept call-outs and over time work
  • Candidate will have understanding and knowledge in operating ballast control systems onboard vessels, drydocks, and caissons with full understanding of deflection systems. Candidate will have knowledge of the dry-docks trolley systems, capstans, and anchor windlass.
  • Must have full understanding of ballast control systems.
  • Understanding of low to medium voltage electrical systems.
  • Understanding of TLI systems and maintenance.
  • Ability to respond to issues after hours and during weekends.
  • Ability to work overtime if necessary.
  • Ability to work swing shifts or weekend shifts as per workload requirements for any duration of time.
  • Ability to operate forklifts and aerial lifts.
  • Possess and maintain all appropriate BAE safety and environmental certifications.
  • Understanding and implementation of safe rigging practices.
  • Excellent communication skills with fellow BAE employees, contractors, and vendors.
  • Ability to interpret equipment blueprints, schematic drawings, and machinery maintenance tasks.
  • Possess computer skills in Microsoft Office.

Preferred Skills and Education Minimum of two (2+) Shipyard or Shipboard experienceAbout 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. Platforms & Services designs, develops, produces, supports, maintains, modernizes and upgrades armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor. Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

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