Description

UP TO $2000 SIGN ON BONUS WELDING EQUIPMENT REPAIR TECHNICIAN

Location:

Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date: Apr 1, 2024

Req ID: 35322

Team: O43 MAINTENANCE DEPT

Entity: Newport News Shipbuilding

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Full-Time

Shift: Multiple

Relocation: No relocation assistance available

Virtual/Telework Opportunity: No – Not eligible for telework

Travel Requirement: No

Clearance Required: No – Clearance Not Required to Start

Meet HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding

With more than 25,000 employees – including third-, fourth- and even fifth-generation shipbuilders – HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division is the largest industrial employer in Virginia. We’re the sole designer, builder and refueler of U.S. Navy nuclear aircraft carriers and one of two providers of U.S. Navy nuclear submarines. Our diverse and innovative team of professionals ranges from skilled trades to project managers, engineers and software developers to solution architects, technical subject matter experts, and system users. Anchored in our rich, 135-year history, we collaborate together at the forefront of technology, manufacturing, and integration of the most powerful and survivable naval ships in the world. Want to be part of the team? Apply today! We look forward to meeting you.

The Role

Individuals must have the technical skills needed to complete electrical, electronic and mechanical repairs to varied base of welding equipment.

The incumbent will set up and test semi-automatic and mechanized welding equipment, analyze and troubleshoot welding equipment problems, perform electrical/electronic and mechanical repairs, rebuild equipment and/or perform preventative maintenance on a variety of welding and welding related equipment.

Up to $2000 Sign On Bonus based on experience

$2000- for qualified candidates with 4 or more years’ experience in troubleshooting and repairing Welding Machines/Welding Equipment

$500 for qualified candidates that have 1 year-up to 3yrs in troubleshooting and repairing Welding Machines/Welding Equipment

MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ANY SHIFT

Current HII/NNS Employees are not eligible for bonus

Must Have

The ability to climb ladders, work at heights, lift a minimum of 40 lbs. and work in confined spaces may be required.

MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ANY SHIFT

Nice to Have

Knowledge of welding processes a plus. High School or GED is preferred

MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ANY SHIFT

Why HII

We build the world’s most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. HII’s diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.

Recognized as one of America’s top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people’s safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you’ll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.

Working at HII is more than a job – it’s an opportunity to build a future. We offer comprehensive benefits including: medical, prescription drug, dental and vision plan choices, on-site health centers, tele-medicine, wellness resources, employee assistance programs, savings plan options (401K), financial education and planning tools, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships, and more. Some benefits may vary depending on your specific division or work location.

Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.

Today’s challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It’s why we’re focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Do You Need Assistance?

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to buildyourcareer@hii-co.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #2 for Newport News Shipbuilding.