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Job #: R-00027773
Location: Chesapeake, VA
Category: Manufacturing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 100% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is looking for dedicated temporary Fire Watch/Laborers for projects lasting 2-3 months in Hawaii Shipyards. Ideal candidates are Punctual, Professional, Reliable, and hard working. Expect to work 6 days a week and 10 hours a day. Federal holidays are worked.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Be aware of fire hazards in the workplace while work is performed by other employees
  • Maintain the conditions and requirements stated on the Hot work permit
  • Keep flammable materials from ignition sources
  • In the event of fire, notify hot work operator, extinguish it immediately, notify Team Lead
  • Stop operations if you find any hazardous condition
  • Assist in set up and break down of welders equipment
  • Needle gunning and lagging removal
  • Assist with cable installation as required
  • Maintain a clean work area during and at the end of shift
  • Report on time daily as required
  • Enter time daily in time keeping system
  • Work Second shift as required
  • Submit weekly expense reports

Basic Qualifications:

  • Able to carry 50 lbs and ascend and descend ladders
  • Will provide Fire Watch training and basic cableway training
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to report to work at scheduled start time
  • Ability to work required overtime

Preferred Qualifications:

  • General computer knowledge

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 100% of the time

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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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