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APPRENTICE

Location: 

Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  May 23, 2024

Req ID: 34123 
Team: O22 THE APPRENTICE SCH 
Entity: Newport News Shipbuilding

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 

Full-Time
Shift: 1st 
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 Virginia. We’re the sole designer, builder and refueler of U.S. Navy nuclear aircraft carriers and one of two providers of U.S. Navy nuclear submarines. Our 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 users. Anchored 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 world. Want to be part of the team? Apply today! We look forward to meeting you.

 

The Role

The Apprentice School is an educational and career opportunity unlike any other. The School provides high quality, comprehensive 4 and 8-year apprentice programs for students interested in shipbuilding careers. Since 1919, our programs have produced over 10,000 graduates in support of the operational needs of Newport News Shipbuilding. Every day, our more than 800 apprentices push new boundaries of achievement and explore new opportunities in a complex and challenging workplace. Building and maintaining nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and submarines for the United States Navy that will defend our country for years to come is not only a rewarding experience but also an excellent opportunity for apprentices to learn about heavy manufacturing and construction in the most modern shipbuilding facility in the world.

Must Have

To be considered for admission to The Apprentice School, an applicant must have a high school education with a minimum of four units passed in any combination of the following: one or two units algebra; one unit of geometry; one unit of chemistry; one unit of physics or principles of technology; one unit of mechanical drawing; one unit of vocational/technical or computer science; or one unit of advanced mathematics. A unit is considered to be one year of high school study or its equivalent. For further information, please visit us at www.as.edu.

Nice to Have

  • Demonstrated college readiness in math and English is preferred.
  • Applicants may submit post-secondary (college/university) transcripts that indicate readiness in math and English in lieu of community college testing.
  • College readiness (placement/outcomes in math and English can be obtained from your local community college testing center and results submitted with application to The Apprentice School admissions office.

 

Why HII
We serve the heroes who protect our freedom. Our 44,000-strong team builds the world’s most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. HII’s diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.

 

Recognized 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 first. Regardless 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 career.

 

Working at HII is more than a job - it’s an opportunity to build a future. We 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 more. Some benefits may vary depending on your specific division or work location. 


Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.

Today’s challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It’s why we’re focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees. 

 

All 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 law. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.


Do You Need Assistance? 
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to buildyourcareer@hii-co.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.


Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #2 for Newport News Shipbuilding.

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