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Job Information

Serco Mechanical Assembler - Chesapeake, VA in Chesapeake, Virginia

Position Description

Serco is looking for Mechanical Assembler - Mid Level to join a high-profile and challenging project supporting the US Navy in Chesapeake, VA. Mid Level Mechanical Assemblers will be on a dynamic team, supporting our C5ISR system installations. Bring your expertise and collaborative skills to make an impact towards our military defense and safety of our Sailors.

You will be part of a team that works closely with the customer and other Serco team members to deliver high technology performed onboard U.S. Naval Ships and military installations.

In this role, you will:

  • Receive technical guidance from supervisor or higher-level technician, and your work will be reviewed for compliance with accepted practices.

  • Follow blueprints, guidelines, and/or diagrams to fabricate and assemble various electromechanical and electronic assemblies.

  • Perform work with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within field under general supervision.

  • Rely on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and you will typically report to a supervisor.

  • Work onboard U.S. Naval Ships and military installations in an area that is somewhat uncomfortable due to drafts, noise, temperature variation and the like and with equipment where carelessness would probably result in minor cuts, bruises, muscle strains, serious injury, or death


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Ability to obtain a DOD Secret Clearance. This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Serco to staff it only with U.S. Citizens, be able to obtain gain access to shipyards (NAVSTA & DBIDS), undergo a background investigation and pass a drug screening.

  • Have an OSHA 10 certification or able to obtain the certification.

  • A High School Diploma.

  • 2 - 4 years of experience (Shipboard experience highly preferred).

  • Be able to use power tools, assembling both large scale and intricate mechanical assemblies.

  • Demonstrate the ability to working with blueprints, assembly drawings and sketches in completing a wide variety of assembly and subassembly tasks.

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within this field.

  • Experience in the fabrication and precision assembly of various mechanical assemblies.

  • Applicant must be able to get respirator qualified and wear proper PPE throughout their work shift.

  • Applicant must be willing to work second, or thirds shift as needed and willing to work more than 40 hours work weeks.

  • Must be able to work in high heat spaces, climb shipyard dry dock stairs/ladders, work in kneeling position for layout of cable runs under false decking, lift 50 pounds with 80% of work requiring carrying, pushing, and/or pulling up to 40 pounds for majority of shift while being in a standing, crouching, or walking position.

  • Attention to safety critical.

  • Candidate must be willing to travel up to 10% to various work sites.

If you are interested in supporting and working with our team across the globe on a passionate, talented, and diverse Serco team- then submit your application now for immediate consideration. It only takes a few minutes and could change your career!

Military Veterans and Spouses encouraged to apply!

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).

To review Serco benefits please visit: .

If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.

Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email .

COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).

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ID 57291

Recruiting Location : Location US-VA-Chesapeake

Category Production/Skilled Trade/Warehouse

Position Type Full-Time

Security Clearance Other

Clearance Details Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

Telework No - Teleworking not available for this position

Campaign LPShipMod