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OUTSIDE MACHINIST ENTRY LEVEL - $500 SIGN-ON BONUS

Location: 

Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Nov 23, 2021

Job Description

Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, is offering a $500 sign-on bonus to entry-level Outside Machinist new hires. Job seekers who apply after August 16, 2021 until December 31, 2021 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.

Outside machinists are assigned responsibility for installing, grooming and testing the ship’s major mechanical components and systems. Work occurs on commercial or naval ships in various stages of new construction, overhaul or repair. Examples of ship’s components work on are steam turbines, reduction gears, propellers, reactor components, catapults, weapons systems, periscopes and can be as diverse as laundry, food service or refrigeration equipment. Outside machinist operate a wide variety of tools and machinery. The tools range from wrenches and screwdrivers to complex and sophisticated equipment such as saws, drill presses, optical equipment, mills, portable machines, boring equipment, precision grinders, instruments and lathes.

$2,500 sign-on bonus language for candidates with activity security clearances 

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.

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: 12924 

Department: X43 MACH INSTALL 

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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