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WELDER/PIPE (Experienced)


Newport News, Virginia, United States

Job Description

As a welder, you will first be qualified through the shipyard's state-of-the-art welding school. After completion of welding school, you will use a wide range of welding processes to perform pipe welds in all phases of ship construction. The candidate wil

Basic Qualifications

The pipe welder position requires a minimum of (1) year of pipe welding experience utilizing the SMAW (stick welding), and manual GTAW (tig) processes or the completion of an AWS accredited school for pipe welding. 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 assigned shift as production needs. Must be able to pass Physical Agility Test. Must be able to work all shifts. 

Preferred Qualifications
High school graduate or equivalent preferred

Req ID: 723 

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  


Company Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 40,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.


EEO Statement:

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