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SHT METAL WORKR Trainee

Company: Huntington Ingalls Industries
Location: Newport News
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

As a Sheet Metal Worker, you will first be qualified through the shipyards state of the art welding school. The Sheetmetal Department is a highly versatile team of craftsmen that are responsible for fabricating, assembling and installing a wide variety of Components on Aircraft Carriers, Submarines and other Surface Ships. These Sheet Metal components include, but are not limited to ventilation systems, metal joiner bulkheads and framing, furniture, cabinetry, lockers, ladders and handrails, foundations, weapons spaces and wet spaces. As a sheet metal worker you will perform work governed by detailed technical work documents and procedural guidelines. The tools of the trade include a variety of hand tools and power tools/equipment to include drills, rivet guns, grinders, miter saws, band saws, nibblers, plasma arc cutters, rollers, shears, press brakes and CNC fabricators. The Sheet Metal Department will provide formal and on the job training (basic sheet metal/tack welding) as well as any job specific training requirements.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must able to work at extreme heights or small confined spaces. Must be able to kneel, squat, crawl, bend, stoop, and climb. Must be able to lift 40 lbs and must take and pass a respirator fit test. Must be able to work assigned shift as production needs.

Preferred Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent preferred

Req ID: 6338

Department: X32 SHEET METAL DEPT

Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265)

Travel Required: No

Shift: Multiple

Relocation: No relocation assistance available

Education: None

Virtual/Telework Opportunity: No-Teleworking is not available for this position

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start

Company Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries employs more than 41,000 people throughout the United States and around the world. We are America's largest military shipbuilder and one of the largest defense contractors for unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services and fleet sustainment. Our employees build, engineer and innovate complex products and solutions for our customers on a daily basis - we do the Hard Stuff, Done Right. Each year we hire thousands of business, engineering, IT professionals and tradespersons to accomplish our mission. Why not become part of something bigger than yourself, find your purpose, and join HII today.

EEO Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Keywords: Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News , SHT METAL WORKR Trainee, Other , Newport News, Virginia

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