1+ months


Huntington Ingalls Industries
Newport News, VA 23606

**Job Title:**


**Department/Cost Center:**

X11: Fitters

**External Job Description:**

Fitters are often called the CARPENTERS of shipbuilding or ARTISTS OF STEEL.

Fitters read, interpret, plan and execute from drawings and procedures.

Fitters measure, cut, grind, fit, align and tack weld parts as small as your finger nail to the large sub-assemblies and super lifts that form the structural body of the ship.

Fitters build in-place all interior structures, hatches, doors, bulkheads, etc., to complete all the steel work in the ship.

A fitter will apply their skills in the shops, platens, dry-docks and onboard ships in support of new construction, ship repair and ship overhauls.

**Auto req ID:**


**Marketing Title:**

Fitter/Fabricator (Experienced Carpentry, Construction, Steel Fab)

**Basic Qualifications:**

$1500 Bonus - Available for 5 or more years of experience.

REQUIRED - Minimum of 3 years of Experience (Fitter, Carpentry, Construction, Sheet Metal, Welding, HVAC, Mechanical etc.) to be considered

Must be able to pass a Physical Agility Test

Must be able to learn to read, interpret and utilize blueprints

Must be able to use a variety of tools and measuring devices during this process

Must be able to learn to cut, grind, shape, fit and tack weld steel plates

This is a construction environment involving extreme heights, confined spaces, physical labor and various weather conditions within a shipyard environment

MUST be able to work ALL assigned shift hours as production needs dictate

Must be able to wear a respirator





**Clearance Type:**






**Company Statement:**

Huntington Ingalls Industries is Americas largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HIIs 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. HIIs 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.

**Relocation Assistance:**

No relocation assistance available

**Minimum Education:**



Newport News-Virginia-United States

**US Citizenship Required for this Position:**


**EEO Statement:**

Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled Welcome. U.S. citizenship required for most positions.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

$1500 Bonus - Available for 5 or more years of experience.

High school graduate preferred.

Must be available to work all shifts.


Posted: 2019-08-26 Expires: 2019-11-24

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