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Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States

Date:  Mar 14, 2023

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 an 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. 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

High School diploma or equivalent. Requires a minimum of four (4) years of electrical experience in the commercial, industrial, or marine electrical field.

Preferred Qualifications

One (1) year shipboard experience (sonar, radar, power, internal communication, navigation, etc.). The ability to read marine blue prints and work from standard and metric specifications, wiring hook up experience.

  • Req ID: 30517 
  • Department: 35 Electricians 
  • Entity: Huntington Ingalls Industries 
  • Travel Required: No 
  • Shift: Multiple 
  • Relocation: No relocation assistance 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  

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EEO Statement:

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

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