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HELPER APPRENTICE PIPE WELDER

Location: 

Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States

Date:  Sep 21, 2022

Job Description

Overview

With surgical precision the Ingalls Pipe Welders seal together the vital piping networks supplying our ships their various chemicals, steam, ventilation, and heating and cooling systems. Our Pipe Welders are among the best in the world and stound out in their field. Does that sound like an interesting way to make a great living? Then a rewarding career as an Ingalls Shipbuilding Pipe Welder awaits you at Mississippi’s largest private employer and “America’s Shipyard”.

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 Pipe Welder is responsible for performing pipe welding procedures on Stainless Steel and Copper-Nickel pipe using Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), also known as tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding. The shipyard environment is an around the clock manufacturing setting. 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, a Welder 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. Types of metal materials with a variety of welding processes; the most basic of which are, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) also known as "stick welding” and Flux-Core Arc Welding (FCAW) also known as “wire welding.”

Basic Qualifications

  • Completion of a pipe welder program at a vo-tech school or other training school.
  • Program must have training in TIG root and stick fill and cap on steel piping in the 6GR position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Mississippi Tech Master Certification
  • Req ID: 25225 
  • Department: 21 Pipe 
  • 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: No 
  • 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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