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Company: Newport News Shipbuilding
Location: Newport News
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Req ID: 36622 Team: X32 SHEET METAL DEPT Entity: Newport News Shipbuilding US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes Full-Time Shift: Multiple Relocation: No relocation assistance available Virtual/Telework Opportunity: No - Not eligible for telework Travel Requirement: No Clearance Required: No - Clearance Not Required to Start Meet HII's Newport News Shipbuilding With more than 25,000 employees - including third-, fourth- and even fifth-generation shipbuilders - HII's Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division is the largest industrial employer in VirginiaWe're the sole designer, builder and refueler of U.SNavy nuclear aircraft carriers and one of two providers of U.SNavy nuclear submarinesOur diverse and innovative team of professionals ranges from skilled trades to project managers, engineers and software developers to solution architects, technical subject matter experts, and system usersAnchored in our rich, 135-year history, we collaborate together at the forefront of technology, manufacturing, and integration of the most powerful and survivable naval ships in the worldWant to be part of the team? Apply today! We look forward to meeting youThe Role Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, is offering a $500 sign-on bonus to TRADE Trainee hiresNewport News Shipbuilding offers competitive pay, weekly paychecks, paid time off, paid holidays, medical benefits including an on-site health center, 401K company match, employee discounts, and moreThe sign-on bonus is for external new hiresCurrent Newport News Shipbuilding employees are ineligible for the sign-on bonusAs a Sheet Metal Trainee, you will first be qualified through the shipyards state of the art welding schoolThe Sheet Metal 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 ShipsThese 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 spacesAs a sheet metal worker you will perform work governed by detailed technical work documents and procedural guidelinesThe 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 fabricatorsThe Sheet Metal Department will provide formal and on the job training (basic sheet metal/tack welding) as well as any job specific training requirementsNewport News Shipbuilding has partnered with the Virginia Ship Repair Association and local Virginia community colleges and maritime training facilities to offer several course-to-hire Marine Trades Training (MTT) programs for individuals interested in learning a trade and working full-time for Newport News ShipbuildingCourses are offered once a month with 8-10 students per classThe Sheet Metal Trainee program is offered at Tidewater Community College (Portsmouth, VA)This is a 2-week (UNPAID) program (80 hours), 7 a.m- 3:30 p.m(Monday thru Friday)To learn more about the Marine Trades Training (MTT) programs and how the process works, please visit: Watch this trainee video to learn more: Must Have Candidates must able to work at extreme heights or small confined spacesMust be able to kneel, squat, crawl, bend, stoop, and climbMust be able to lift 40 lbs and must take and pass a respirator fit testMust be able to work indooors/outdoors year round in all weather conditionsMust be able to work assigned shift as production needsMust be able to pass Physical Agility TestWhy HII We build the world's most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyberHII's diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionalsRecognized as one of America's top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people's safety and well-being firstRegardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you'll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your careerWorking at HII is more than a job - it's an opportunity to build a futureWe offer comprehensive benefits including: medical, prescription drug, dental and vision plan choices, on-site health centers, tele-medicine, wellness resources, employee assistance programs, savings plan options (401K), financial education and planning tools, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships, and moreSome benefits may vary depending on your specific division or work locationTogether we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thriveToday's challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of usIt's why we're focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversityWe believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employeesAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local lawU.SCitizenship may be required for certain positionsDo You Need Assistance? If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact informationReasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basisPlease note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail addressAdditionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistancePress #2 for Newport News Shipbuilding.

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