Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News , VA 23606

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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 worked 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 screw drivers to complex and sophisticated equipment such as saws, drill presses, optical equipment, mills, portable machines, boring equipment, precision grinders, instruments and lathes.

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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. Must be able to work assigned shift as production needs.

Entry level candidates must past Work keys testing requirements. Click here for details regarding Work Keys testing.

Machinist take the locating information and applied mathematics test.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior Mechanical experience such as Automotive Repair, Plant Maintenance, Machinery Installation/Repair is a plus.

Successful completion of a technical/vocational program in Machining, Diesel Technology, Automotive, HVAC, Mechanical.

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