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PIPEFITTER

Location: 

Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States

Date:  Nov 18, 2022

Job Description

Position Overview

It’s the Ingalls First-Class Pipefitter that supplies the life blood of our nation’s military vessels. The volatile environment onboard involving fuel, steam, ventilation, hydraulic, chemical, heating and cooling systems demand that Ingalls Pipefitters are among the best in the world, and they are some of the best. Does that sound like an interesting way to make a great living? Then a rewarding career as a Pipefitter 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 Pipefitter, also referred to as a Journeyman Pipefitter, is responsible for fitting pipe consisting of various materials such as steel, galvanized, copper, copper-nickel and stainless along with the appropriate valves and fittings, utilizing various tools and equipment in accordance with drawing, arrangements and blue prints. 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 Pipefitter 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

  • Minimum 4 years of trade experience
  • Basic math, reading and comprehension skills
  • Knowledge of the layout, fit-up, fabrication and installation of pipe, flanges and valves
  • Read and interpret trade drawings and/or blueprints utilizing both metric and standard measurements

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6 + years of marine, shipbuilding and construction experience
  • Knowledge of setting and erecting units with proficiency in the use of Datum Lines
  • Familiarity with fit-up, alignment tolerances and advanced blue print reading skills
  • Req ID: 25224 
  • 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  
     

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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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