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February 19, 2022 NNS Trades Hiring Event

Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) will be hosting an in-person TRADES HIRING EVENT open to the public on Saturday February 19, 2022. This event is limited to the first 350 job seekers in attendance. Job offers will be made that day! 

WHY ATTEND?

This event is for job seekers interested in trainee, entry-level and experienced NNS trades positions. Job seekers who apply in advance will have the opportunity to have their applications reviewed in-person by NNS recruiters and be interviewed if qualified. Job offers will be made that day.

Attendees who have not applied will have the opportunity to network with trades representatives to learn more about the trades career options with NNS.

NNS offers competitive pay, weekly paychecks, paid time off, paid holidays, medical coverage, an on-site health center, 401K company match, employee discounts, and more.

WHEN & WHERE

DATE: Saturday February 19, 2022
LOCATION: NetCenter, Zone 2
5200 West Mercury Blvd. Hampton, VA
Free parking is available.
TIME: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

WHAT TO BRING

– Personal face masks are REQUIRED to participate
– Resumes are recommended (if applying at the event)

WHAT TO EXPECT

The safety of our employees, their families, and visitors to our sites remain a top priority.
– Personal face masks are REQUIRED to participate
– Social distancing will be in place
– Hand sanitizer will be available
– Event stations will be regularly sanitized throughout the event
– While this event is limited to the first 350 job seekers, please anticipate wait-times

NEED A RIDE?

A FREE bus shuttle will be available to transport individuals from the Brooks Crossing Innovation & Opportunity Center to the NetCenter on a loop the morning of the event.

Address: 550 30th Street – Suite 102  Newport News, VA 23607

APPLY IN ADVANCE NOW - Job seekers must be age 18 or older and U.S. citizens

Deck Electrician

Deck Electricians work on many electrical systems aboard the ship including lighting, power distribution, communications or navigation. Deck Electricians can quickly switch between different tasks ranging from lighting and receptacle hook-ups, installing wire way racks and electrical controls, lighting maintenance, and performing preventative maintenance.

Deck Electrician Trainee – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1500 for relocation.

Deck Electrician Entry-Level – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1000 for relocation.

Deck Electrician Experienced – APPLY
$1000 sign-on bonus and $2500 for relocation.

Fitter

Fitters are often called “carpenters of steel.” Fitters weld ship ceilings, floors, hulls and walls. Experience in carpentry, construction and mechanics lends itself to a career as a Fitter.

Fitter Trainee – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1500 for relocation.

Fitter Entry-Level – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1000 for relocation.

Fitter Experienced – APPLY
$1000 sign-on bonus and $2500 for relocation.

Burner Entry-Level – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1000 for relocation.

Shipwright Entry-level – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1000 for relocation.

Machinist

Inside Machinists work in NNS shops operating various manual and CNC machines. Inside Machinists are responsible for troubleshooting operations and performing quality inspections.

Outside Machinists work on propellers and shafts, elevators, periscopes, missile and torpedo launchers, turbines, pumps, valves, diesel engines, air conditioning, catapults, steering gear and dive planes. Outside Machinists work with various complex tools and and machinery and can work indoor or outside in all climates.

Outside Machinist Trainee – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1500 for relocation.

Outside Machinist Entry-Level – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1000 for relocation.

Outside Machinist Experienced – APPLY
$1000 sign-on bonus and $2500 for relocation.

Refueler Experienced – APPLY
$1000 sign-on bonus and $2500 for relocation.

Marine Painters

Nearly every element aboard a ship requires coatings. Painters are responsible for a wide variety of marine coating systems. Painters wear a respirator often and must be clean shaven daily.

Marine Coatings/Painter Trainee – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1500 for relocation.

Marine Coatings/Painter Entry-Level – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1000 for relocation.

Marine Coatings/Painter Experienced – APPLY

$1000 sign-on bonus and $2500 for relocation.

Cleaner – Entry-Level – APPLY

Marine Insulators

As a NNS insulator, you will remove, repair, and install various types of insulation, including fiberglass, calcium silicate, and rubatex from piping systems, ventilation systems, and various components and structures throughout the ship.

Marine Insulator Trainee – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1500 for relocation.

Marine Insulator Entry-Level – APPLY

No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1000 for relocation.

Insulator Experienced – APPLY
$1000 sign-on bonus and $2500 for relocation.

Blaster Entry-Level – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1000 for relocation.

Blaster Experienced – APPLY
$1000 sign-on bonus and $2500 for relocation.

Pipe Fitter

Pipe fitters are responsible for more than 23 MILES of pipe on a nuclear submarine and more than 230 MILES of pipe on a nuclear aircraft carrier. WOW! As a Pipe fitter, you will learn how to read blueprints, fabricate, install, inspect, and test the many piping systems onboard a ship. The ability to perform mathematical conversions is required.

Pipe Fitter Trainee – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1500 for relocation.

Pipe Fitter Entry-Level – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1000 for relocation.

Pipe Fitter Experienced – APPLY
$1000 sign-on bonus and $2500 for relocation.

Sheet Metal Worker

Sheet Metal Workers are part of a highly versatile team responsible for fabricating, assembling, and installing a wide variety of components on aircraft carriers, submarines, and other surface ships.

Sheet Metal Worker Trainee – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1500 for relocation.

Sheet Metal Worker Entry-Level – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1000 for relocation.

Sheet Metal Worker Experienced – APPLY
$1000 sign-on bonus and $2500 for relocation.

Welder

As a NNS welder, you will first be qualified through the shipyard’s nationally recognized welding school. Welders weld (not fabricate) using a wide range of filler metals and welding processes to perform structural and/or pipe welds in all phases of ship construction. We employ the most skilled nuclear welders in the nation.

Welder Trainee – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1500 for relocation.

Welder Entry-Level – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1000 for relocation.

Welder Experienced – APPLY
$2500 sign-on bonus and $2500 for relocation.

Welder Experienced – APPLY
$5000 sign-on bonus and $2500 for relocation.

OTHER TRADES POSITIONS: 

Maintenance/Repair – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1000 for relocation.

Rigger Entry-Level – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1000 for relocation.

Rigger Experienced – APPLY
$1000 sign-on bonus and $2500 for relocation.

Shipboard/Temp Service – APPLY
No experience required. $500 sign-on bonus and $1000 for relocation.