Portsmouth

Shipyard Diesel Technician

Pay & Shift TBD.

JOURNEYPERSON 4
● Must meet all Journeyman Diesel Mechanic 3 requirements
● Must be able to oversee a small group of people and lead the job from start to finish via
work specification and EPCP/PCP/CWP
● Must have the ability to plan, organize and prioritize well and handle problems and
concerns without assistance
● Proficient with the requirements of the process and the equipment used
● Proficient with the requirements of the applicable OSHA and NAVSEA Standard Items
● Must know how to set up a job and correspond with other shops
● Must be able to replace, repair and test diesel engine components
● Must be able to execute a specification item with no supervision
● Must be able to use dial indicator and perform alignment checks
● Able to perform checkpoints with minimal supervision

JOURNEYPERSON 3
● Must meet all Journeyman Diesel Mechanic 2 requirements
● Must be able to read tech manuals and drawings
● Must be able to assist in job from start to finish via work specification and
EPCP/PCP/CWP
● Must be able to complete a JSA and identify all safety issues
● With little supervision, must be able to replace, repair and test diesel engine components
● Must be able to troubleshoot cooling systems and report discrepancies
● Must be able to execute a specification item with little supervision
● Must be able to accurately write an Intershop Work Request that contains all requested
work in detail
● Must be able to execute all EPCP/PCP work
● Must be able to set valve lash
● Must be familiar with applicable NAVSEA Standard Items and OSHA standards

JOURNEYPERSON 2
● Must meet all Journeyman Diesel Mechanic 1 requirements
● Must have ability to set up dial indicators and perform an alignment check
● Must be able to identify and properly use diesel specialty tools
● Must have knowledge and competency of shaft alignments
● Must have the ability to read and understand QA-17s and documentation purposes
● Must have knowledge of applicable NAVSEA Standard Items and OSHA standards
● Must be able to identify proper procedures when safety hazards are encountered
● Must be familiar with chemicals used and when they are used, the environmental and
biological impact of the chemicals, and the proper way to dispose of chemicals and waste

JOURNEYPERSON 1
● Must be able to assist with replacing, repairing and testing diesel engine components
● Must have good housekeeping skills
● Must be able to identify safety hazards
● Must have knowledge of hot work requirements, rules and regulations
● Must be familiar with applicable NAVSEA Standard Items and OSHA standards
● Must know how to use and take care of hand and power tools
● Must have knowledge of precision and measuring instruments, understand their basic
uses and identify those required for the job
● Must be able to calculate metric conversions
● Must have knowledge of Expanded Process Control Procedure /Process Control
Procedure/CWP requirements
● Must have knowledge of metal and the make-up of metals
● Must be able to identify thread pitch and size
● Must be WAF trained
● Must be able to read tech manuals and drawings
● Must be able to perform their job safely
● Must know what P.P.E. to use and when
● Must be able to navigate a ship and understand compartment designation
● Must understand ship nomenclature
● Must understand the purpose and information contained in Safety Data Sheets
● Must understand the process and procedure for spills

Company Information

Tidewater Staffing Offers:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Full-Time Employment
  • Insurance Benefits
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Temp-to-Hire Job Opportunities
  • Free Training Programs
  • Direct Deposit | Money Network Cards
Tidewater Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer*