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Marine Coatings Trainee

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.
Newport News, VA
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Company Huntington Ingalls Industries

Job Title Marine Coatings Trainee

Jobid 2618654

Location: Newport News, VA, 23606, USA

Description **21540BR**

**Job Title:**

Marine Coatings Trainee

**Department/Cost Center:**

X33: Surface Prep & Treat

**External Job Description:**

The Marine Coatings Trainee Program is a joint partnership between Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Workforce Development and several local Virginia Community Colleges. This trainee program provides a candidate with the unique opportunity to build a career in shipbuilding. We encourage you to join our team of legacy skilled craftsman and apply today.

The purpose of this program is to prepare a trainee to perform solvent, hand tool and power tool cleaning, and apply paint using various brushes and rollers to the safety and quality standards required in a marine environment.

All candidates are required to complete a Newport News Shipbuilding job application. Offers of employment will be given to those candidates selected to participate in this program. The offer will include several contingencies including drug screen, physical and background check. Once the candidate has cleared the drug screen and physical they will be accepted in to the program.

This training program will be for 2 weeks at Tidewater Community College in Suffolk, Virginia from 7 am to 3:30 pm, Monday - Friday. If selected to participate in this training program, then the candidate will need to complete the college’s enrollment process and pay a $250 tuition fee to Tidewater Community College where the training will take place. With the completion of the training program, along with meeting all other contingencies previously mentioned, the candidate will be a hired as a Marine Painter and given a start to work date through Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia. Once the employee starts to work, they will be reimbursed the $250 (subject to tax withholding).

**Watch this video to learn more:** **Marine Painter Video**

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**Marketing Title:**

Marine Coatings Trainee

**Basic Qualifications:**

Candidates must not be afraid of heights or working in confined spaces. Must be able to kneel, squat, crawl, bend, stoop, and climb. Must take and pass a respirator fit test. Must be able to work all (3) shifts as production needs.

Entry level candidates must pass the work keys test and take the location information and workplace observation test. Click here for details regarding Work Keys testing.

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**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:**



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:**

High school graduate or equivalent preferred


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