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Huntington Ingalls Industries BLASTER (experienced) in Newport News, Virginia

Location:

Newport News, Virginia, United States

Date: Jul 21, 2021

Req ID: 8025

Department: X33 SURF PREP & TREAT DE

Entity: NN SHIPBUILDING (0265)

Travel Required: No

Shift: Multiple

Relocation: No relocation assistance available

Education: None

Virtual/Telework Opportunity: No-Teleworking is not available for this position

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start

Company Statement:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s 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. HII’s 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:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

BLASTER (experienced)

Job Description

The candidate will learn the process of surface preparation by operating blast equipment used to create a profile on a steel structure which will allow the coating treatment to adhere properly to the metal surfaces. The candidate will be trained in the use, care and safe operation of blast equipment furnished by the company. Candidates must be able to learn and perform safely, blast operations in tanks and voids as well as working heights such as staging.scaffolding and lifting equipment (JLG and scissors lift equipment).

$2,000 sign-on bonus/retention bonus for candidates with at least 1 year or more of Blasting Experience

$3,500 sign-on bonus/retention bonus for candidates with at least 1 year or more of Blasting Experience and C-7 certification

$5,000 sign-on bonus/retention bonus for candidates with at least 1 year or more of Blasting Experience and C-7 certification and an active Security Clearance

Basic Qualifications

MUST have 1 year or more of Blast Experience. Candidates must able to work at extreme heights or small confined spaces. Must be able to kneel, squat, crawl, bend, stoop, and climb. Must be able to lift 40 lbs and must take and pass a respirator fit test. Must be able to work assigned shift as production needs. Must be able to pass Physical Agility Test..

Preferred Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent preferred

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