Mechanical Technician I - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

United States

Performs technical tasks towards the development or testing of machinery and equipment. 


Assist and support Sr. Mechanical Technicians with Lays out and fabricates metal structural parts, such as plates, bulkheads, and frames, and braces them in position within hull of ship for riveting or welding: Lays out position of parts on metal, working from blueprints or templates and using scribe and hand tools. Locates and marks reference lines, such as center, buttock, and frame lines. Positions parts in hull of ship, assisted by RIGGER (ship-boat mfg.). Aligns parts in relation to each other, using jacks, turnbuckles, clips, wedges, and mauls. Marks location of holes to be drilled and installs temporary fasteners to hold part in place for welding or riveting. Installs packing, gaskets, liners, and structural accessories and members, such as doors, hatches, brackets, and clips. May prepare molds and templates for fabrication of nonstandard parts. May tack weld clips and brackets in place prior to permanent welding.


Requires a minimum of 3 years of related experience.

Ability to perform general maintenance tasks.

Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.

Must be able to obtain a DBIDS badge prior to starting work.

Must be able to pass BCG for access to Huntington Ingalls Industries (Newport News Shipyard) prior to starting work


1+ year of related experience fabricating, maintaining and repairing mechanical components.


Must be US Citizen


For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


Requires High School diploma