12 hours


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


Jobid 2605024

Location: Newport News, VA, 23606, USA

Description **20858BR**

**Job Title:**


**Department/Cost Center:**


**External Job Description:**

Newport News Industrial (NNI) is hiring an experienced Foreman to support our 2nd shift Welding-Fitting operations.

Position requires ability to work and support all shifts as needed, as well as work overtime when required.

A successful candidate must have experience with various welding processes / procedures, to include FCAW, GTAW, GMAW, and SAW. Ability to obtain and maintain Confidential clearance required.

Supervises, assigns, coordinates and evaluates semi-skilled and skilled trades personnel according to their skill, experience and job knowledge. Supervises and trains employees to improve quality and quantity of work performed. Recommends training to enhance skill and productivity of employees, and assists in development of training procedures. Breaks broad strategies down to practical action plans and ensures employees are trained to perform these plans. Responsible for complying with all technical aspects of the job including adherence to all drawings, procedures, etc. Responsible for manufacturing, installation, operation, testing, and process operations that have a significant financial impact on the company's performance. Supervises qualified trades staff; monitoring job and budget performance for all shifts.

**Auto req ID:**


**Marketing Title:**

NNI - Foreman (Welding-Fitting / 2nd Shift)

**Basic Qualifications:**

An incumbent must possess a thorough technical knowledge of the trade in the area of responsibility, and a have a solid educational base, generally gained through successful completion of the Apprentice program or the equivalent in education and training. A candidate without an Apprentice Certificate or equivalent should have a minimum of 6 years trade experience, preferably with some exposure to production planning and support functions.

The candidate must be able to supervise the work of others, motivate and train employees, and possess strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills. Depending on assigned area, specific technical, medical and physical requirements may apply.

May be required to physically access tight, low or high spaces, involving climbing, kneeling, stooping, standing, etc. Depending on area assigned, the job may involve exposure to extreme weather and other environmental conditions encountered in manufacturing, including noise, fumes, chemicals, moving and energized machines and systems, etc. Must be able to work variable schedule including overtime





**Clearance Type:**





Yes, 25% of the time

**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, Integrated Missions Solutions, Nuclear and Environmental, and Oil and 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:**

High School Diploma/GED


Newport News-Virginia-United States

**US Citizenship Required for this Position:**


**EEO Statement:**

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

**Preferred Qualifications:**

Apprentice Graduate preferred.

Experience with fitting and crane operations highly preferred.


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