Machinist

Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News , VA 23606

Posted Yesterday

External Job Description

Outside machinists are assigned responsibility for installing, grooming and testing the ship's major mechanical components and systems. Work occurs on commercial or naval ships in various stages of new construction, overhaul or repair.

Examples of ship's components work on are steam turbines, reduction gears, propellers, reactor components, catapults, weapons systems, periscopes and can be as diverse as laundry, food service or refrigeration equipment. Outside machinist operate a wide variety of tools and machinery. The tools range from wrenches and screwdrivers to complex and sophisticated equipment such as saws, drill presses, optical equipment, mills, portable machines, boring equipment, precision grinders, instruments and lathes.

Basic Qualifications

The candidate must be able to understand written instructions. Strong math skills are essential. This is a construction environment involving extreme heights, confined spaces, physical labor and various weather conditions within a shipyard environment.

Qualified candidates must have five (5) or more years experience as a machinist, machinist mate, mechanic/automotive repairman, engine man, heavy equipment repairman or similar experience.

Successful completion of a technical/vocational program in Machining, Diesel Technology, Automotive, HVAC, Mechanical or a similar program and/or completed related military training.

Preferred Qualifications

The candidate must be able to understand written instructions. Strong math skills are essential. This is a construction environment involving extreme heights, confined spaces, physical labor and various weather conditions within a shipyard environment.

Qualified candidates must have five (5) or more years experience as a machinist, machinist mate, mechanic/automotive repairman, engine man, heavy equipment repairman or similar experience.

Successful completion of a technical/vocational program in Machining, Diesel Technology, Automotive, HVAC, Mechanical or a similar program and/or completed related military training.Security Clearance



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