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DECK ELECTRICIAN - EXPERIENCED - $1000 SIGN-ON BONUS

Location: 

Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Jan 13, 2022

Job Description

Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, is offering a $1000 sign-on bonus to experienced TRADE new hires. In addition, NNS is offering $2500 in relocation to experienced TRADE new hires that live 50 miles or greater from Newport News, VA. Job seekers who apply until March 31, 2022 are eligible for the sign-on and relocation 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.

Successful completion of an electrical, technical, mechanical or vocational program or related military training OR at least 3 years experience as a commercial, residential, industrial or marine electrician or similar experience in mechanical, carpentry, auto mechanics, roofing or computer/IT.

 

Preferred Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent preferred

Req ID: 13491 

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  
 

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 of October 4, 2021 to qualify for a position with Huntington Ingalls Industries, all external candidates must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or fit within an exemption under the law. If you are a current HII employee, you must follow the vaccination guidelines and requirements of the division you are applying to.  

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