BAE Systems Helper 1st Class (Plate) in Norfolk, Virginia
Helpers assist mechanics with their key roles and responsibilities. Must demonstrate proven ability to perform all tasks of 2nd class helper and show desire to learn new tasks.
Key Roles & Responsibilities:
12 months without any written warnings for rules violation
Must have a good performance evaluation
Able to report to work on time each day and have good attendance record
Able to work overtime when required
Able to work with others and in a team
Ability to comprehend processes and procedures
Able to understand and follow safety rules
Have a working understanding of Tag Out and Lock Tag out programs
Know and understand basic math
Able to read and write.
Assist shop personnel in accomplishing assigned tasks.
Have a working knowledge of the WAF (Work Authorization Forms) and its process
Have a basic understand of functional theory based on assigned tradeHave a general understanding of naval vessel compartment number systems and related vessel terminology
Begin to obtain knowledge of shop equipment / maintenance of equipment
Begin a hand tool collection. Basic knowledge and use of hand tools.
Able to work around heavy equipment
Be familiar with uses of pneumatic, hydraulic and electric power tools
Assist Plate Shop personnel in accomplishing assigned tasks.
Grinding, scaling and other surface preparation activities.
Assisting with some cutting and tacking
Learning about Hot work requirements
Become familiar with shop equipment
Become familiar with blueprint reading
Assist with tank testing
Basic hand torch skillsBegin learning about the following types of plating material: steel, copper nickel, aluminum, stainless steel.
Required Skills and Education
Education Minimum: High School/GED
Minimum Relevant Experience: 6 months to 1 yr.
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 use specified tools required tools as determined by the shop management
Must be able to wear proper PPE
Maintain job site cleanliness
Able to work at heights (if applicable to trade)
Be able to work off scaffolding (if applicable to trade)
Able to work with hands
Basic material identification skills
Make measurements to 1/16" using measuring tape or ruler. (Excludes labor shop)
Basic blueprint reading (Excludes labor shop)
All shops: Fire watch trained and certified, when necessary
This 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
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. 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
Helper 1st Class (Plate)
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