Craft Administrator

  • General Dynamics Bath Iron Works
  • Bath, ME, USA
  • Jul 12, 2019
Full time Management

Job Description

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.