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CNC Machinist Trainee-$500 Sign-On Bonus

Location: 

Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Sep 18, 2022

Job Description

Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, is offering a $500 sign-on bonus to entry-level CNC Machinist Trainee new hires. Job seekers who apply after August 31, 2022 until December 31, 2022 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.

 

The CNC machinist trainee program is a joint partnership between Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Workforce Development and several local Virginia Community Colleges. The trainee program provides a candidate with the unique opportunity to build a career in shipbuilding. We encourage you to join our team of legacy skilled craftsman and apply today.

 

The (UNPAID) course is 2 weeks (80 hours) long designed to prepare candidates to enter the CNC machinist department at NNS. The course will cover safety, an introduction to various tools and machinist skills, mills and lathes, a validation of basic machinist competencies, and an evaluation of employability skills. This program is designed to be 90% hands-on, focusing on a candidate's ability to follow verbal and written instruction, display manual dexterity consistent with the craft, accomplish specific tasks in a reasonable time, and perform all activities in a safe manner. All candidates are required to complete a Newport News Shipbuilding job application.

 

Any offer will include several contingencies including drug screen, phyiscal agilities test, physical and background check. Once the candidate has cleared the drug screen and physical they will be accepted in to the program. The training program will be for 2 weeks from 7 am to 3:30 pm, Monday - Friday. 

 

The CNC Machinist Trainee program is held at Paul D. Camp Community College 271 Kenyon Rd. Suffolk, VA

 

If selected to participate in this training program, then the candidate will need to complete the college's enrollment process and pay a $250 tuition fee to the community college where the training will take place. With the completion of the training program, along with meeting all other contingencies previously mentioned, the candidate will be given a start to work date through Newport News Shipbuilding and hired as an CNC Machinist. Once the employee starts to work, they will be reimbursed the $250 (subject to tax withholding) by Newport News Shipbuilding.

 

To learn more about the Marine Trades Training (MTT) programs, please visit: https://huntingtoningalls.com/hii-careers/newport-news-shipbuilding-marine-trainee-programs/

 

Basic Qualifications

The candidate must be able to understand written instructions and strong math skills are essential. This is a construction environment involving extreme heights, confined spaces, physical labor and various weather conditions within a shipyard environment

Preferred Qualifications

Prior Mechanical experience such as Automotive Repair, Plant Maintenance, Machinery Installation/Repair is a plus. Successful completion of a technical/vocational program in Machining, Diesel Technology, Automotive, HVAC, Mechanical.
  • Req ID: 24106 
  • Department: M53 MACHINE SHOP 
  • Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 
  • Travel Required: No 
  • Shift: Multiple 
  • Relocation: No relocation assistance available 
  • Education: None 
  • Virtual/Telework Opportunity: No - Not eligible for telework 
  • US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes 
  • Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start  
     

Who We Are - About HII 

 

EEO Statement:

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

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