Huntington Ingalls Industries SHT METAL WORKR in Newport News, Virginia


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X32: Sheet Metal Dept

External Job Description:

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 Sheetmetal 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 Sheetmetal 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 Sheetmetal Department will provide Formal and on the job training ( Basic Sheet Metal / Tack Welding) as well as any job specific training requirements.

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*Must be able to work any shift

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Marketing Title:

(EXPERIENCED) Sheetmetal Worker

Basic Qualifications:

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 any shift. Must be able to pass physical agility testing.

Qualified candidates must have at least one (1) of the two (2) below in order to be considered for this position:

(A) Two (2) or more years experience in Sheetmetal/Fabrication, Carpentry, Construction, Mechanical/Automotive Repair, Welding/Hull Tech, or similar experience.

(B) Successfully completed a technical/vocational program in HVAC, Welding, Carpentry, Construction or a similar program and/or have completed related military training.

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*Must be able to work any shift





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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

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Newport News-Virginia-United States

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EEO Statement:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

High school graduate or equivalent preferred