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PIPE FITTER ENTRY LEVEL- FOR 2023 HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS OR GRADUATES - SIGN-ON BONUS

Location: 

Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date:  Mar 2, 2023

Job Description

This Job Listing is for recent or upcoming 2023 High School Graduates. Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of HII, is offering a $1000 sign-on bonus to Trade Trainee hires. In addition, Newport News Shipbuilding is offering $ 1,000 in relocation bonus to Entry Level Trade new hires that live 50 miles or greater from Newport News, VA. Job seekers who apply until August 1, 2023, are eligible for the sign-on bonus 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.

 

Pipe fitters are responsible for installing these complex systems together on the ship and in the shop: more than 23 miles of pipe are installed on a submarine, and more than 230 miles of pipe are installed on a carrier. As a pipe fitter, you will learn to read blueprints, fabricate, install, inspect, and test the many piping systems onboard a ship. In your first few weeks at the company, you will attend a Fundamentals of Piping Fitting class where you will receive important information needed for you to perform you job. During your career you will also receive other training need to enhance your knowledge of the job. 

X42 Pipe Fitter Trade Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgES6UaMS9c

 

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must be 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 indoors/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

High school graduate or equivalent preferred
  • Req ID: 29286 
  • Department: X42 PIPE 
  • Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265) 
  • Travel Required: No 
  • Shift: Multiple 
  • Relocation: Relocation assistance will be 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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