Huntington Ingalls Industries BLASTER in Newport News, Virginia


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Department/Cost Center:

X33: Surface Prep & Treat

External Job Description:

This EXPERIENCED BLASTER will learn our process of surface preparation by operating blast equipment used to create a profile on a steel structure which will allow the coating treatment to adhere properly to the metal surfaces. The candidate will be trained in the use, care and safe operation of blast equipment furnished by the company. Candidates must be able to learn and perform safely, blast operations in tanks and voids as well as working heights such as staging.scaffolding and lifting equipment (JLG and scissors lift equipment).

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Marketing Title:

Blaster - Experienced

Basic Qualifications:

MUST have 1 year or more of Blast Experience. Ability to lift 40 lbs. Ability to work at extreme heights and very confined spaces. Ability to kneel, squat, crawl, bend, stoop and climb on a daily basis. Ability to work in extreme temperature environments. Must be able to work assigned shift as production needs dictate.





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Company Statement:

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 Shipbuilding 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, Integrated Missions Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs nearly 37,000 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:

C7 Blast Certification a plus.

High school graduate or equivalent preferred.