Shipboard AIT Structural Supervisor

Website Serco

Shipboard AIT Structural Supervisor Job Highlights

Title Shipboard AIT Structural Supervisor
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Project/Program Management
Location Chesapeake, VA, United States
Company Serco

Company Profile

Serco is one of the world’s largest providers of public services to Governments. It operates in five sectors of public-service provision i.e. Health, Transport, Justice and Immigration, Defense, and Citizens Services.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Shipboard AIT Structural Supervisor who will support the BB3 Program Management Team by providing management of a structural labor force to achieve structural production goals as well as physically perform welding efforts to support surge conditions if/as they arise.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree from a college/university (years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree)

Work Experience

  • Possess 2 years of team lead experience (structural team lead experience is highly preferred)
  • 5-7 years of experience. Surface shipboard installation welding experience in the following is highly preferred (FCAWW, SMAW including Stainless, GMAW including AL, GTAW including AL/STL, Plasma cutting, and Oxy Acetylene)


  • Ensure strict compliance with shipboard drawings, technical guidance, and QA inspection of installed systems.
  • Identify welding gear requirements to include welding consumables for multiple tasks.
  • Implement shipyard operating and safety rules.
  • Knowledge and understanding of WAF/Tag-Out guidelines, hot work requirements, and professional standards for structural component installation.
  • Lead the teams of structural trades to include Mechanics, Welders, Shipfitters, Pipefitters, Subcontractors, and temp labor.
  • Lead the teams tasked with removing and installing maritime equipment and structural components.
  • Maintain inventory and accountability of installation materials, tools, and test equipment as directed.
  • Maintain various welding qualifications for surge requirements as necessary. Uses a variety of arc, brazer, and gas welding equipment.
  • Make recommendations for Conditions Found Reports (CFRs) and Liaison Action Reports (LARs).
  • Provide daily leadership and supervision of structural personnel for removal, fabrication, and installation of equipment and foundations in support of ship maritime systems installations.
  • Read and interpret Shipboard Installation Drawings (SIDs).
  • Reports to Project Specialist or Project/Program Manager.
  • Submit daily muster reports and enforce timesheet policy.
  • Supervise the documentation and upkeep of Quality Assurance (QA) workbooks.
  • Joins, fabricates, and repairs metal and other weldable materials by applying appropriate welding techniques.


  • Must be able to effectively multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced dynamic production environment
  • Must be familiar with NAVSEA Standard Items
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and Office to develop reports and update schedules
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance (having an active Secret clearance is preferred). This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Serco to staff it only with US Citizens, be able to obtain gain access to shipyards and government installations (NAVSTA and DBIDS), undergo a background investigation, and pass a drug screening


  • 401(k) company matching
  • Accident coverage
  • Automobile buying program
  • Back-up care and childcare support
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Dental and vision plan options
  • Employee discount program
  • Employee reward and recognition programs
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Flexible working programs
  • Health savings accounts or health reimbursement accounts
  • Hospital indemnity coverage
  • Legal and identity protection programs
  • Medical plan options
  • Pet insurance programs
  • Purchased paid time off
  • Supplemental life insurance options
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development programs
  • Wellbeing programs and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Employer’s Statement

Serco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversifying our workforce (race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, and vets).

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