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Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States

Date:  Jan 15, 2022

Job Description

This position is for an Entry Level Shipfitter. 

Shipfitters are responsible for fabrication, assembling and erection of metal parts in the construction of marine vessels. Shipfitters utilize torches, metric and standard tape measures, hammers, levels, welding equipment, plus other job specific tooling. Shipfitting requires the use of measuring devices, basic math and reading in their daily tasking.  Skills training will be provided to all candidates. 

Shipfitters will be required to work either day or night (various shifts) dependent upon the number of ships under construction at any one point in time. Shipyard production areas involve working at different heights, confined spaces, all weather conditions. Ingalls stresses the practice of working safely in all situations.  Safety training will be provided to candidates.

Basic Qualifications

Entry level position.  No experience needed. 

Req ID: 10042 

Department: 07 Shipfitters 

Entity: Huntington Ingalls Industries 

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: No 

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 a condition of employment with Ingalls Shipbuilding, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or fit within an exemption under the law.  Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment. 

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