General Dynamics Bath Iron Works

Bath Iron Works builds some of the world’s most formidable ships. Since 1884, we have delivered more than 425 ships to the world’s naval and commercial fleets. Today, Bath Iron Works is building naval ships with the same dedication. We are the lead designer and builder of the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, one of the most technologically advanced and capable surface combatants ever built. We are also one of the partners for the Zumwalt class, the Navy's next-generation, multi-mission naval surface combatant.

Bath Iron Works is the leader in surface ship design and construction with a reputation for innovation and quality that sets the standards for the industry. Our products are the most technologically advanced naval ships in the world.

We're located on the coast of Maine in the City of Bath. This region offers unlimited recreational activities. You can enjoy kayaking, sailing, snowboarding, skiing, bicycling, and hiking the Appalachian Trail. Maine is also known for its support of the arts and is rich with cultural opportunities. And Maine is one of the best places in the U.S. to raise a family. We're 2.5 hours from Boston and 45 minutes from Maine's largest city, Portland. See http://www.maine.gov for many more details.

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Job Description • Plan, organize, and coordinate work of mechanics on crew. • Ensure quality and timeliness of work is completed within budgeted parameters. • Assign and status MACPAC work orders/coordinate operational schedule. • Support and administer labor contract and ensure safety regulations. • Communicate with other supervisors to help achieve and maintain smooth work flow and high degree of productivity. • Use electronic Time Accounting System (TAS) to maintain employees' time and overtime daily. Required/Preferred Education/Training High School diploma or GED required. Graduate Apprentice preferred Required/Preferred Experience Minimum of one year experience in Stagebuilding is required. Solid knowledge of stagebuilding procedures and practices. Solid understanding of shipbuilding processes and MACPAC systems. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage conflict. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities. Previous supervisory experience in a production environment is preferred. Training and experience with Fall Plans preferred
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Brunswick, ME, USA
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Job Description This is an entry level position performing pipefitting processes such as fabrication, assembly, installation, and testing of ship piping systems, including associated hangers, which are either welded, brazed, or mechanically joined.  These processes may be performed in all areas of the shipyard including shipboard as well as various production buildings.  A physical task analysis is available at the time of interview.   Required/Preferred Education/Training Required - High School Diploma or GED Required/Preferred Experience Required - Basic knowledge in blueprint reading and ability to follow written instructions. Required - Must meet the requirements of the physical task analysis. Preferred - Previous marine pipefitting experience, including the use of associated hand tools.
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Brunswick, ME, USA
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Job Description The primary responsibilities of this non-supervisory position in the Materials Division will be to perform Inventory Analyst/Material Coordinator functions in support of Production, utilizing BIW MRP systems (MacPac and BMCS) and Supply Chain knowledge and experience. In addition, duties may include pricing bills of material working with Planning and Production to understand the change and how it is to be implemented. May be called on to act in a project or team-leadership capacity working with a team that may include Engineering, Design, Production Planning or Production personnel. Required/Preferred Education/Training Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience Required/Preferred Experience • Material Coordinator / Inventory Analyst experience required • Minimum of 2 years of business or related experience  • Understanding of supply chain function • Proven inventory management experience or related experience with minimal direct supervision • Knowledge of inventory management practices and supply chain functions, or related experience • Working knowledge of BMCS, MACPAC • Strong PC skills (Microsoft Suite) • Strong organizational skills and an attention to detail • Proven ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing  • History of having a desire to learn • Proven ability to manage complex inventory management or related experience and to lead complex projects • Practical and working knowledge of business practices and analytical skills that would normally be obtained through the receipt of a degree or work experience - Familiar Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access - Ability to work independently, identify and drive process improvement projects / initiatives - Ability to work in a team environment to solve moderate to complex issues - Ability to manage multiple tasks and establish effective work priorities
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Bath, ME, USA
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Job Description This is an entry level position to work in the Preservation Technician Trade. Applicants may be assigned any P10 Trade tasks, but will initially be assigned paint shop functions including (but not limited to): cleaning, sweeping, water removal, pneumatic tools, grinding, painting or snow shoveling.   Required/Preferred Education/Training Required – High School Diploma or GED. Required – Minimal tool knowledge. Required – Able to physically meet job task analysis. Required/Preferred Experience Required - Must have some knowledge of power tools. Required – Must be able to work in confined spaces Required – Must be able to wear a respirator
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Job Description This is an experienced position (Grade 7 – 9) to work as a Stagebuilder. Applicants may be assigned any S18 Trade tasks, but will initially be assigned more complex staging operations including (but not limited to): assembling/disassembling all types of BIW staging and safety gear, the layout of all types of BIW staging, and complete staging inspections to meet BIW standards. Required/Preferred Education/Training Required – High School Diploma or GED. Required – Minimum 2 years of construction staging experience. Required – Must have formal training in fall protection. Required/Preferred Experience Required – Must be comfortable with heights.  Required – Must be able to operate mobile equipment. Required - Must be able to perform all functions on the S18 task list.  Required - Must meet the requirements of the S18 physical task analysis.  Preferred – Cable and stanchion installation experience.
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Bath, ME, USA
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Job Description This is an experienced position to work in the Shipfitting Trade. Applicants will be assigned any S40 trade function, including (but not limited to): • Fabrication of complex items such as entire deck sections, grating assemblies, critical foundations, etc., using fabrication sketches and drawings.  • Installing items on units or on ships including (but not limited to): machinery components and shafting equipment, ordinance foundations, exterior fittings and railing, etc. using blue prints. • Fabricating and installing complex assemblies such as shell plating assemblies onto mocks and ensuring completion of accurate assemblies in accordance with drawings and Accuracy Control plans. • Ability to work independently and solve daily installation/layout challenges with a minimal of assistance. Required/Preferred Education/Training Required – High School Diploma or GED. Required – Minimum 2 years in Technical or vocational training in a steel trade. Required/Preferred Experience Required – Minimum of 2 years of experience in metal fabrication or installation of steel and outfit items. Required – Must be able to read blue prints in detail. Required – Must have experience working with metal, hand tools, and power tools. Required -- Must meet the requirements of the S40 physical task analysis.
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Bath, ME, USA
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Job Description This is an entry level position to work in the Insulation trade. Insulators primarily install various types of insulation on structure, piping, tanks, and ventilation. Insulators may be assigned to any of the I02 trade tasks. Required/Preferred Education/Training Required – High School Diploma or GED. Required/Preferred Experience Required – Must be proficient in use of various measuring devices and carpentry tools. Required – Must be able to read a tape measure, do basic layout, and perform simple math calculations. Required – Must meet the requirements of the I02 physical task analysis.
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Bath, ME, USA
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Job Description This is an experienced position to work in the Machinist Trade. Machinists primarily set-up and operate machine shop equipment including (but not limited to): lathes, radial drills, grinders, presses, punch presses, cut-off saws, milling machines, rolls, sheers, brakes, and burning machines. Applicants hired into this position shall generally be able to operate most equipment with minimal training based on prior experience, including CNC operated equipment. Machinists may be assigned any of the M04 Trade tasks. Required/Preferred Education/Training Required – High School Diploma or GED. Required – Technical school or at least one year of CNC machine operation. Required – Knowledge of G-code. Required/Preferred Experience Required – Must have demonstrated experience in the Machinist Trade. Required – Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and use of G-code. Required – Must be able to read measuring tools: tape measure, inside and outside micrometers, Vernier or dial calipers, dial indicators, etc. and perform simple math calculations. Required - Must meet the requirements of the M04 physical task analysis. Preferred – Waterjet, laser cutting, and break operations
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Norfolk, VA, USA
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Job Description This is a permanent position located in Norfolk, VA   •Primary responsibility will be acting in a liaison capacity supporting the local PMR, MARMC, or their Installing Agent (IA), with the installation of maintenance and/or modernization alterations during the ships scheduled CNO availabilities •Perform ship checks to support design development. Packages must be developed in such a manner that they can serve as a basis for design development by other Planning Yard designers. (Ship checks require bending over, kneeling, climbing and periodic trips aloft) •Investigate emergent waterfront issues and direct interface with the waterfront community, and Ship's Force Required/Preferred Education/Training High school diploma/GED required Graduate Design Apprentice preferred Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools required. Ability to read, interpret, and follow multi discipline technical drawings and documents required. Required/Preferred Experience 1st Class Designer: Minimum of 7 years marine design/liaison experience or Associate degree in a technical field, or Vocational school certificate in a technical field, or (5) years marine design/liaison experience required. Proven proficiency in original work of a creative/innovative nature, complex problem solving, and the review/check of other employee's work required. Electrical design background with multi discipline experience required. Structure/Hull design background with multi discipline experience required. HVAC design background with multi discipline experience required. Knowledge of back fit design products and Planning Yard / procedures preferred. Familiarization with DDG Class ships and Shipboard Systems preferred. Demonstrated ability to work independently with little oversight required. Able to represent BIW autonomously and in a professional manner with the Norfolk waterfront community required. Ability to obtain a secret clearance is required Self-motivated and able to prioritize multiple, competing assignments required.
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Job Description To provide department based technical and resource management for pipe shop work across areas of the shipyard. Responsibilities: • Act as the primary point of contact for the pipe shop in assigned areas of the shipyard.  • Lead the execution of construction activities to support ship construction and test schedules. • Provide technical guidance and oversight to pipe shop supervisors and mechanics. • Monitor quality of work performed and ensure employees have adequate training to execute pipe work with first timequality. • Work with area management to assign resources and resolve department deck plate problems. • Make manning moves within assigned area, and recommend manning moves between areas. • Accept joint responsibility with area management for trade cost and schedule performance. • Identify and implement process improvement initiatives to achieve cost and schedule goals. Required/Preferred Education/Training • High School Diploma or GED required • BIW graduate apprentice preferred Required/Preferred Experience Minimum of 5 years in marine pipefitting required Minimum 5 years of supervisory/management experience preferred. Excellent administrative skills: effective interpersonal skills, demonstrated skills in verbal and written communication, problem solving/decision making, conflict resolution, and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage conflict and multiple priorities. Experience with Earned Value Management System preferred. Ability to read and comprehend complex technical documents & drawings.
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, USA
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Job Description Permanent position located in Pearl Harbor, HI. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Acting in a liaison capacity supporting the local PMR, HRMC, and their Installing Agents (IA) with the installation of maintenance and/ or modernization alterations during the ships scheduled CNO availabilities. • Perform ship checks to support DDG design development. Packages must be developed in such a manner that they can serve as a basis for design development. • Generate design for ship alterations as required. • Investigate emergent waterfront issues and interface directly with the waterfront community and Ship's Force Required/Preferred Education/Training • High school diploma/GED required. • Associates/Bachelor’s degree in a technical field preferred. Required/Preferred Experience Minimum of 3 years of technical experience required, 5 years preferred.  • Ability to interpret and follow technical procedures, standards, and work instructions required. • Marine design/liaison experience required. • Design background with multi discipline experience preferred. • Proficiency in developing design in Auto-CAD. • Knowledge of DDG Class ships and shipboard systems. • Proficiency in moderate to complex development work, problem solving and the review/check of another employee's work required. • Must have strong communication skills and ability to work in a team environment. • Demonstrated ability to work independently with little oversight. • Ability to represent Bath Iron Works autonomously and in a professional manner. • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance required. • Ship checks could require some climbing.
$22.48 - $29.92 hourly
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Bath, ME, USA
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
BIW is hiring Label Plates Designers at the following levels: 1st Class Designer: $25.27-$29.92 2nd Class Designer: $22.48-$24.24 Job Description    Perform research of  multi-discipline Functional Engineering and Detail Design data Apply multi-discipline marine design information to activities that primarily include but not limited to Label Plate creation and revision Electronic drafting of label plates and placards Development of labels for multiple programs and hull ranges Resolution of Label Plate design related issues encountered during ship construction that may involve occasional ship-checking Required/Preferred Education/Training -Good computer skills (e.g., proficiency with Microsoft Office tools) required -Ability to read, interpret, and follow technical procedures, standards, work instructions, and drawings -Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team environment required -Ability to perform ship checks which entails going to the physical construction products,  waterfront and label plates fabrication shop required -Working knowledge of DDG 51  and DDG 1000 Ship Specifications preferred Required/Preferred Experience - Design experience in the following disciplines preferred: Electrical, Functional Electrical - Design experience in one or more of the additional following disciplines desirable: Mechanical/Pipe, HVAC, and Hull Outfit - Experience with UNIX highly desirable - AUTOCAD proficiency required 1st Class:        Minimum of seven (7) years design experience, or Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field (Engineering, Architecture), or Associate/ Vocational School degree with four (4) years design experience required 2nd Class:        Minimum of four (4) years design experience, or Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field (Engineering, Architecture), or Associate/ Vocational School degree with two (2) years design experience required
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Bath, ME, USA
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Job Description Administer the current labor agreement for the shipfitting and welding trades, to include: manning/de-manning shifts and facilities, interacting with trade stewards, issuing discipline, coordinating loan agreements, administering the Return to Work process, training, and hearing/resolving grievances and low level contract issues. Specific tasks include, but are not limited to: • Manage and issue discipline to mechanics in accordance with the labor agreement. • Work with management to assign resources and resolve craft orientated deckplate problems. • Provide guidance in determining trade preferred practices. • Ensure trade practices are administered in accordance with the current labor agreement. • Work with trade superintendents to facilitate personnel moves, loans, transfers, and layoffs. • Administrative support for assigned trades. • Supervise and manage assigned Craft Administration clerk. Required/Preferred Education/Training High School Diploma/GED Graduate Apprentice preferred Required/Preferred Experience Required Experience: • Familiarity with BIW and Local S6 Labor Contract • Basic knowledge of the shipbuilding process • Strong Computer Skills, including experience with the following software:      • Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook      • PeopleSoft (personnel management)      • WFM (time accounting)      • JIRA (issue tracking / workflow management) • Proven ability to effectively use, manage, and interpret data. Unique/Additional Requirements: • Excellent administrative skills, interpersonal skills, and verbal and   written communication. • Demonstrated skills in problem solving/decision making. • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills.  • Ability to set priorities and plan assignments. • Ability to work with all levels of management. • Flexibility in assignment and work schedule. Will require work beyond core hours, on occasion.
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Bath, ME, USA
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Job Description Routine patrols aboard ships and units under construction, checking for fire and flooding hazards. Firefighters also control access to "Closed Areas" aboard ship. An initial background check is required for hire and a “secret” clearance is one component required to complete the probationary period successfully (no exceptions). The clearance process will be initiated with the BIW Security and the Industrial Security (FSO) will initiate the appropriate “secret” clearance processes. Firefighters will be assigned to one of two shifts based on seniority, shift manning, skill and ability. Planned or unplanned overtime may be required. Duties also include shipboard and structure fire response & suppression, facility and equipment inspections and emergency medical services response. Required/Preferred Education/Training High School diploma/GED required Required/Preferred Experience Previous firefighting/fire service experience required Maine State (or another state) Firefighter1 & 2 certificate, Current (active) Maine State EMT license required
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Bath, ME, USA
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Job Description Perform structural analysis of Naval Surface Combatant hull structure, utilizing software and traditional hand calculation techniques involving application of commercial industry standards and requirements. Apply engineering judgment, experience, technical skills, and applicable Codes, Standards and Regulations to complete structural analysis of both Ship’s and temporary steel structure in support of rigging arrangements, transportation configurations, and temporary support. Provide engineering analysis in support of manufacturing methods and tools for ship construction. Primary efforts center on: lifting and handling of ship components weighing in excess of 50 tons and of varying complexity, temporary ship support, as well as jigs, fixtures, lifting devices and custom tools used in the ship construction process. Specify lifting lug locations, temporary back up structure if required, rigging and transportation arrangements, welded connection details and non-destructive testing requirements. Generate documentation to communicate lifting and handling information to the Trades Work with transportation equipment: Self Propelled Modular Transporters, Shipyard Transporter, and TTS System to move structural components at various stages of completion, including final translation and launch. Routinely interface with manufacturing personnel on the deck plates to provide guidance as necessary. Participate in or lead technical interchanges on issues with customers such as U. S. Navy (NAVSEA and Supervisor of Shipbuilding), or others as required. Work with other engineers in a manufacturing environment with emphasis on safety and quality. Required/Preferred Education/Training BS in Civil Engineering required with concentration in Structures. Required/Preferred Experience Engineer I: No experience required. Entry level position Engineer II: Minimum 1 year applicable experience Engineer III: Minimum 3 years applicable experience Practical experience and/or education in Structural engineering and Design required, with emphasis on welded connection design and associated NDT requirements Knowledge of AISC and ASME B30 & BTH Codes and Standards  Familiarity with different grades and types of steel, aluminum and wood materials Demonstrated experience working in a time sensitive environment with multiple competing priorities Strong leadership, self-confidence, and project management skills Standard computer skills using MS  Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook required.  Demonstrated knowledge of structural analysis methods, both traditional hand calculation as well as FEA, especially with software tools RISA and Mathcad. FEMAP/Nastran or Hypermesh experience is a plus. Experience with Autocad and CATIA (or equivalent 3D modeling software) required. Strong technical writing and communication skills required Ability to present effective and concise oral and written communications to Trades and Management Willingness to work in a shipyard/construction environment, on-board ship, pier side or at sea with potential of confined spaces, as well as an office environment Requirement to be available for periodic 2nd shift and weekend support as necessary to support Manufacturing needs
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Brunswick, ME, USA
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Job Description Responsible for the effective and efficient supervision of all aspects of the Inventory Control group across BIW. Develops best practices while executing policies, procedures in order to properly assess and maintain appropriate inventory levels The successful candidate will oversee the planning, execution, and change management associated with the GDBIW Inventory Strategy and Control Plan Has oversight responsibility to ensure each member of the inventory control team is thoroughly trained on all pertinent processes Oversees inventory processes to ensure all periodic, physical and cycle count audits are conducting in a timely manner according yearly internal and customer requirements Will develop and ensure delivery of accurate reports for internal and external users Monitor all cycle count programs and ensure consistency and accuracy in the programs Will identify all operational problems and recommend needed improvements in inventory control plans with management Will also assist in Warehousing initiatives as assigned Must be fully capable to construct, modify, report and monitor inventory control activities (e.g. inventory accuracy) and variances through weekly metrics package Required/Preferred Education/Training BS degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management Logistics – or other relevant major (e.g. finance / accounting with inventory control) is required Graduate GDBIW Apprentice preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered Demonstrated experience performing inventory management operations Demonstrated experience in constructing management reporting packages Knowledge of continuous process improvement methodology Required/Preferred Experience Knowledge of material handling and inventory control practices Demonstrated advanced expertise in computer and database analysis / reporting is required (Microsoft Office suite including Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, Tableau, etc.) Demonstrated advanced expertise in forecasting methods with the ability to move from data analysis to management recommendations Experienced working in an organized labor environment preferred Demonstrated prior successful supervisory experience for a minimum of 5 years is preferred Ability to manage multiple priorities and work with minimal direct supervision Strong written and oral communication required Able to work in a production environment (inside, outside, sun, rain, snow, hot, cold and dust)
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Bath, ME, USA
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
Job Description Responsibilities include: Plan, organize, and manage work for Electrical mechanics. Ensure safe work conditions and adherence to safety requirements/regulations. Ensure construction schedule adherence and cost accounting. Ensure first time quality of all work accomplished. Assign, status, and manage work orders; coordinate operational schedules. Understand, support, and administer the union labor contract. Communicate with fellow supervisors to help achieve a smooth work flow and a high degree of productivity. Use electronic Time Accounting System (TAS) to maintain employees time, overtime, and work order charges on a daily basis. Required/Preferred Education/Training High School Diploma or GED required Graduate apprentice preferred Previous electrical/technical schooling preferred Required/Preferred Experience Two (2) years of Marine Electrical experience preferred.  Previous supervisory experience in a production environment preferred.  Solid understanding of shipbuilding and/or manufacturing processes required.  Understanding of MACPAC system preferred.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.  Work history of positive working relationships with peers required.