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APPRENTICE

Location: 

Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Oct 4, 2021

Job Description

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.

Basic Qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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.

Req ID: 9240 

Department: O22 THE APPRENTICE SCH 

Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 

Travel Required: No 

Shift: Multiple 

Relocation: No relocation assistance available 

Education: High School Diploma/GED 

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  
 

Who We Are - About HII 

 

EEO Statement:

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

 

As a condition of employment with Newport News Shipbuilding, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or fit within an exemption under the law.  Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment. 

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