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Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States

Date:  Nov 1, 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. No minimum education required.
•    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: 28191 
  • Department: 07 Shipfitters 
  • 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  

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

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