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General Dynamics Electric Boat

QP-Sheetmetal Mechanic

General Dynamics Electric Boat - North Kingstown, RI


General Dynamics is the world\u2019s foremost designer and builder of nuclear submarines, the most complex machines made by man. The company\u2019s industry leadership extends back over a century to 1899 when it produced the U.S. Navy's first commissioned undersea warship. Today, Electric Boat prides itself on being the premier shipbuilding company in the industry. We develop and apply state of the art technology to the design and construction of nuclear powered submarines. With a team of highly skilled and dedicated employees, we have successfully taken submarine technology to a new level.
General Dynamics Electric Boat is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Job Description
A Sheetmetal worker is required to interpret construction drawings with basic mathematic ability. Work assignments will be accomplished using company drawings, test documents, technical manuals, shipyard procedures and shop machinery. Job tasks include, but are not limited to:

The layout, fabrication, assembly, and installation of all light gage metalwork which includes air-conditioned ductwork, lockers, cabinets, prefabricated bulkheads, doors, furniture and formica
Performing joiner work, fabricate nonstructural bulkhead doors and stainless steel trim
Work conditions may include entry in restricted/confined spaces

Education/ Experience
 Seeking all skill levels:

3 years previous sheetmetal experience is preferred.
Previous experience working in the construction industry or a manufacturing environment is desired
Previous metal fabrication experience is desired
High school diploma/GED preferred; additional preference given for Vocational, Technical and Community Colleges or Apprentice programs
Individuals who have completed the Shipbuilding/Marine Advanced Manufacturing Institute (SAMI) program are highly desired
Military/Navy experience preferred
Previous military shipbuilding, automotive/auto body or HVAC experience is preferred


Applicant must apply for a DoD security clearance as a condition of employment
Must possess basic mathematical, communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to interpret shipyard procedures, blue print drawings, technical manuals, test documents and diagrams desired
Must be able to pay attention to detail and work with close/tight tolerances
Must be able to work all shifts, at heights, confined spaces and extreme temperature conditions as required
Must be able to work comfortably with measuring devices
Applicant will be required to work in a collaborative and team environment and meet organizational goals
Individuals are required to possess their own basic hand tools

Physical QualificationsClimbing, Color Vision, Crawling, Kneeling, Light Lifting, Medium Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Stooping, Twisting
Environmental AttributesAcids or Alkalis, Cold, Dry, Dusty, Fumes, Hot, Inside, Noise, Oily, Outside

15 days 5 hours ago

General Dynamics Electric Boat


QP-Sheetmetal Mechanic General Dynamics Electric Boat - North Kingstown, RI, United States


Location: North Kingstown, RI

Company Profile:
Electric Boat - the past, present and future of submarines. Established in 1899, Electric Boat has established standards of excellence in the design, construction and lifecycle support of submarines for the U.S. Navy.