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DECK ELECTRICIAN ENTRY-LEVEL - $500 SIGN-ON BONUS

Location: 

Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Sep 12, 2021

Job Description

Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, is offering a $500 sign-on bonus to Deck Electric Entry Level new hires. Job seekers who apply after August 16, 2021 until December 31, 2021 are eligible for the sign-on bonus. Newport 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 more. The sign-on bonus is for external new hires. Current Newport News Shipbuilding employees are ineligible for the sign-on bonus.


Deck electricians are largely responsible for the installation, repair, overhaul, and operational testing of the electrical systems aboard the ship. Electricians can be working on one of the many electrical systems aboard the ship including lighting, power distribution, communication or navigation. Electricians read and interpret complex electrical and electronic schematics. The job of an electrician is unique in that it requires an individual that can quickly switch between differing tasks ranging from lighting and receptacle hook-ups, installing wire way racks, rebuilding equipment, installing electronic controls, lighting maintenance, performing preventative maintenance, or welding of studs for mounting equipment.

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 indooors/outdoors year round in all weather conditions. Must be able to work assigned shift as production needs. Must be able to pass Physical Agility Test.

Preferred Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent preferred

Req ID: 8646 

Department: X31 ELECTRICAL 

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  

 

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EEO Statement:

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