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SHIPFITTER

Location: 

Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States

Date: 
Job Description
Shipfitters are responsible for the use of various tools and equipment in the fabrication, assemble and erection of metal parts for the construction of modular units utilized in the various stages of the building of a marine vessel.
Basic Qualifications
A minimum of 3-5 years of shipfitting experience is required. Basic reading and writing skills along with that of basic math. Capable of operating a grinder and passing a tack welding assessment test. Able to read a tape measure (standard and metric); have experience in the use of a hand torch, hydraulic and ratchet jacks along with chain falls and come-a-longs; familiar with hand tools such as combination squares, framing squares, hand levels and plumb bobs used in the marine and construction environments; capable of utilizing various beveling and burning equipment; have knowledge of basic blue prints; able to fit flat butt with little or no supervision.
Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of setting and erecting units; knowledge of the use of Datum Lines, familiar with fit up and alignment tolerances; advanced blue print reading skills; 3-5 years of marine,shipbuilding or construction experience

Req ID: 233 

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  

 

Company Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 40,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

 

EEO Statement:

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