12 hours
2018-02-232018-03-24

FITTER

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.
Newport News, VA
  • Job Code
    2636296
Company Huntington Ingalls Industries

Job Title FITTER

Jobid 2636296

Location: Newport News, VA, 23606, USA

Description **22285BR**

**Job Title:**



FITTER



**Department/Cost Center:**



X11: Fitters



**External Job Description:**



Fitters are often called the “carpenters” of shipbuilding or “Artists of Steel”. Fitters read, interpret, plan and execute from drawings and procedures. Fitters measure, cut, grind, fit, align and tack weld parts as small your finger nail to the large sub-assemblies and super lifts that form the structural body of the ship. Fitters must have strong math skills and a good mechanical aptitude. Fitters build in-place all interior structures, hatches, doors, bulkheads, etc., to complete all the steel work in the ship. Fitters are expected to climb and work in high areas or crawl and work in cramped confine spaces and perform tasks with all kinds of working conditions in-between. A fitter will apply their skills in the shops, platens, dry-docks and onboard ships in support of new construction, ship repair and ship overhauls.



**Auto req ID:**



22285BR



**Marketing Title:**



Fitter/Fabricator - Entry Level (Carpentry, Construction, Steel Construction)



**Basic Qualifications:**



• Must be able to work ALL assigned shift hours as production needs dictate.

• Must be able to learn to read, interpret and utilize blueprints.

• Must be able to use a variety of tools and measuring devices during this process.

• Must be able to learn to cut, grind, shape, fit and tack weld steel plates.

• This is a construction environment involving extreme heights, confined spaces, physical labor and various weather conditions within a shipyard environment.

• Must be able to pass Work Keys Assessment and Physical Agility Test. Click here for details regarding Work Keys testing.

• Must be qualified to wear a respirator.



**Entity:**



NN SHIPBUILDING (0265)



**Schedule:**



Full-time



**Clearance Type:**



None



**Shift:**



Multiple



**Travel:**



No



**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 Shipbuilding 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, Integrated Missions Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs nearly 37,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.



**Relocation Assistance:**



No relocation assistance available



**Minimum Education:**



None



**Location:**



Newport News-Virginia-United States



**US Citizenship Required for this Position:**



Yes



**EEO Statement:**



Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled Welcome. U.S. citizenship required for most positions.



**Preferred Qualifications:**



High school graduate preferred.



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