Posted by: Newport News Shipbuilding (a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries) on Oct 12, 2021
Pascagoula , MS
It's the talented Ingalls First-Class Welders that bond the steel together, giving our ships their strength and integrity and thereby keeping our sailors, military and nation safe. Does that sound like an interesting way to make a great living? Then a rewarding career as an Ingalls Shipbuilding Welder awaits you at Mississippi's largest private employer and "America's Shipyard".
Since 1938, Ingalls workforce has done their part in helping our nation by constructing nearly 70 percent of our US Navy's fleet of ships. If you possess the talent, skill, ability or even the willingness to learn, perhaps you have what it takes to become a valued team member.
An Ingalls Welder is responsible for the joining together of different types of metal materials with a variety of welding processes; the most basic of which are, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) also known as "stick welding" and Flux-Core Arc Welding (FCAW) also known as "wire welding." The shipyard environment is an around the clock manufacturing setting. Ingalls shipyard production areas at times involve working at different heights, confined spaces, different weather conditions as well as multiple shifts 24 hours a day. As with most every position in the shipyard, a Welder may be required to work either day or night dependent upon the number of ships under construction at any one point in time. Ingalls stresses the practice of working safely in all situations with safety procedures meeting, and most times, exceeding industry standards. Must have the ab ility to pass a military specification welding assessment in the vertical (3G), horizontal (2G) and overhead (4G) positions.
Minimum 3 Yrs. Welding experience in FCAW and SMAW
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Req ID: 8145
Travel Required: No
Relocation: No relocation assistance available
Virtual/Telework Opportunity: No-Teleworking is not available for this position
US Citizenship Required for this Position: No
Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start
Huntington Ingalls Industries is America's largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII's Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII's Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 40,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.
Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.
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