[Fitter] Fitter 2 / 1st Shift - HII Mechanical Inc. (Full Time Career Opportunity)
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HII Mechanical - MECH TECH C 2 (Fitter 2- 1st Shift)
Newport News-Virginia-United States
Req ID: 29571BR
External Job Description: HII Mechanical is hiring experienced Fitters!
Positions will support 1st shift operations at our Newport News locations. Must be able to work variable schedule including weekends and overtime, as needed.
* 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 confined spaces.
* Candidate must have ability to obtain/maintain 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.
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available
Clearance Type: Confidential
Minimum Education: High School Diploma/GED
Travel: Yes, up to 10% of the time
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, as needed.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience with welding, crane operations, forklift and/or torch operations is highly preferred.
Company Statement: Huntington Ingalls Industries is Americaís largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HIIís 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. HIIís Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 40,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.
EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled Welcome. U.S. citizenship required for most positions