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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Mar 18, 2023

Job Description

ET² the Essential Trades Training Program is a workforce development and career opportunity unlike any other. The program provides high quality, comprehensive two-year training for candidates interested in shipbuilding careers. In support of the operational needs of Newport News Shipbuilding you will focus on the Sheet Metal Worker trade. You can 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. This opportunity for applicants will be a rewarding experience and an excellent opportunity to learn about heavy manufacturing and construction in the world’s most modern shipbuilding facility. 

Basic Qualifications

High School Diploma/GED
Completion of a one or two year Technology Program through a post-secondary Career and Technical Education Center

  • Req ID: 29690 
  • Department: X32 SHEET METAL DEPT 
  • Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 
  • Travel Required: No 
  • Shift: Multiple 
  • Relocation: No relocation assistance available 
  • Education: Other 
  • 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 


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.


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


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