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Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States

Date:  Aug 30, 2021

Job Description

Position Overview

It’s the Ingalls First-Class Electrician that brings our ships to life. Their work supplies power to the weapons and combat systems, which in turn keep our military and our nation safe. Does that sound like an interesting way to make a great living? Then a rewarding career as an Electrician at Ingalls Shipbuilding, “America’s Shipyard” and Mississippi’s largest private employer is waiting for you.

Since 1938, Ingalls workforce has done their part in helping our nation by constructing nearly 70 percent of our US Navy’s fleet of ships. If you possess the talent, skill, ability or even the willingness to learn, perhaps you have what it takes to become a valued team member.

Job Description

An Ingalls First-Class Electrician also called a Electrical Journeyman, is responsible for the layout, installation and repair of shipboard cables, lighting, and electronic equipment, as well as the ships power.  Electricians utilize an assortment of hand and power tools, a variety of test equipment along with a working knowledge of blue prints, drawings and schematics. Ingalls shipyard production areas at times involve working at  different  heights, confined spaces, different weather conditions as well as multiple shifts 24 hours a day. As with most every position in the shipyard, an Electrician may be required to work either day or night dependent upon the number of ships under construction at any one point in time. Ingalls stresses the practice of working safely in all situations with safety procedures meeting, and most times, exceeding industry standards.   

Basic Qualifications

Requires two years of electrical experience installing electrical wiring, equipment installation, and wiring hookup (commercial, industrial or marine) or two years from an accredited college with electrical certificate or degree or a combination of two years of work experience and schooling.

Preferred Qualifications

Req ID: 6724 

Department: 35 Electricians 

Entity: Huntington Ingalls Industries 

Travel Required: No 

Shift: Multiple 

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: No 

Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start  


Company Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries employs more than 41,000 people throughout the United States and around the world.  We are America’s largest military shipbuilder and one of the largest defense contractors for unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services and fleet sustainment.  Our employees build, engineer and innovate complex products and solutions for our customers on a daily basis - we do the Hard Stuff, Done Right.  Each year we hire thousands of business, engineering, IT professionals and tradespersons to accomplish our mission. Why not become part of something bigger than yourself, find your purpose, and join HII today.

EEO Statement:

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