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JOURNEYMAN SHIPFITTER

Location: 

Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States

Date:  Jan 11, 2022

Job Description

A First-Class Shipfitter, also referred to as a Journeyman Shipfitter or a Boilermaker, is responsible for various tools and equipment used in the fabrication, assembling and erection of metal components at the various stages in constructing a marine vessel. 

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. 
 

Basic Qualifications

•    Minimum 3 Yrs. trade experience
•    Basic math, reading and comprehension skills
•    Read and interpret blueprints utilizing both metric and standard measurements
•    Knowledge of the layout, fit-up and fabrication of steel plate and beam.
•    Experience with various trade specific tools such as: hand torch, hydraulic and ratchet jacks, levels, grinders, squares, metric and standard tape measures and plumb equipment.
•    Flux core and Stick tacking

Req ID: 10044 

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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