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WELDER - STRUCTURAL

Location: 

Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States

Date:  May 22, 2022

Job Description

Overview

It’s the talented Ingalls First-Class Welders that bond the steel together, giving our ships their strength and integrity and thereby keeping our sailors, military and nation safe. Does that sound like an interesting way to make a great living? Then a rewarding career as an Ingalls Shipbuilding 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 Welder is responsible for the joining together of different 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.” 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. Must have the ability to pass a military specification welding assessment in the vertical (3G), horizontal (2G) and overhead (4G) positions. 

Basic Qualifications

  •  Minimum 3 Yrs. Welding experience in FCAW and SMAW

Preferred Qualifications

Req ID: 16225 

Department: 09 Welders 

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:

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

 

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