Huntington Ingalls Industries MECH TECH C 2 in Newport News, Virginia


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Newport News Industrial (NNI) is hiring for experienced Fitters.

Positions will support NNI's operations for 2nd and 3rd shifts at our Newport News locations (Jefferson Avenue / Enterprise Drive). Candidates must be able to work any shift.

Candidate must demonstrate proficiency with reading rulers/tape measures. Prior experience reading and understanding construction/fabrication drawings and blue prints required. Candidate must also be able to lift up to 35 lbs. and climb ladders and stairs as well as work in a confined environment.

Candidate must have ability to obtain clearance, although not required to start.

Lays out, fits, aligns, and assembles prefabricated cast and forged components prior to welding, soldering, brazing, or bonding operations. Performs fitting and machining operations such as straighten, grind, burr, drill, ream, and countersink materials to close tolerances. Refers to general instructions to select equipment, set up, and lay out materials to be welded. May repair or rework parts to restore to required tolerances which have become distorted as a result of welding operations. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.

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NNI - MECH TECH C 2 (Fitter 2)

Basic Qualifications:

2 years of related experience with High School diploma/GED and/or certification in assigned area preferred.

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/temperature 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 weekends and overtime.





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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

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EEO Statement:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience with welding, crane operations, forklift and/or torch operations is highly preferred.