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Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Sep 13, 2021

Job Description

The company is hiring experienced Inside CNC Machinists. Positions will support operations for 3rd shift at our Newport News locations. Candidates must be able to work any shift.  Qualified candidate must be committed to safety and quality. Must have CNC experience and be able to read and understand blueprints/drawings.   Sets up and operates a variety of machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, planers, and precision grinders to make metal parts, mechanisms, tools, or machines to exacting tolerances and dimensions. Interprets blueprints, sketches, and engineering specifications; determines sequence of operations, number of cuts required, and method of setup; uses a variety of machinist's hand tools and precision measuring instruments; makes standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, feeds, and speeds; measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points to lay out stock for machining; fits and assembles precision parts into mechanical equipment and determines material, parts, and equipment required. May modify numerically controlled programs on numerically controlled (NC) machines. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures. Typically requires completion of a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience.

Basic Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent and 5 years additional education and/or related experience; Apprentice graduate/ Associate's Degree in relevant discipline and 3 years of related experience. May require certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • CNC Milling machine (Vertical or Horizontal) is strongly preferred
  • 5-Axis CNC Milling machine experience is preferred
  • Experience with operating a Heidenhain Machine Controller is preferred
  • Experienced with CAM software (MasterCam, FANUC, etc.) is preferred
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints/drawing is preferred


Req ID: 5219 

Department: N960 NNI -OPERATIONS 

Entity: NN INDUSTRIAL (0272) 

Travel Required: No 

Shift: 3rd 

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  

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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.