1st Class Shipfitter

  • Ingalls Shipbuilding
  • 1000 Jerry St. Pé Hwy., Pascagoula, MS 39581, USA
  • 06/25/2020
Full time Skilled Labor

Job Description

Join an elite team that fabricates and assembles US Navy Destroyers as well as the Coast Guard Security Cutter and some of the largest ships in the Navy’s/Coast Guard fleet.  Enjoy working in a safe work environment on world class ships used by thousands of sailors to defend our great Nation.

Due to growth, Ingalls Shipbuilding is looking for 1st Class Shipfitters to join their team in Pascagoula, MS. 

Ingalls is the largest supplier of U.S. Navy surface combatants and has built nearly 70 percent of the U.S. Navy fleet of warships! They are the builder-of-record for 35 Aegis DDG 51 class of guided missile destroyers, builder-of-record for the LHA 6 class large deck amphibious ships, and the sole builder of the Navy’s fleet of San Antonio (LPD 17) class amphibious assault ships as well as a builder of US Coast Guard Security Cutters.

No other career in the world can offer you this rare opportunity to help build sophisticated, majestic machinery that our men and women serve on to protect our nation.

As a valued team member, you will enjoy:

  • Top pay! – Up to $27.37/hr. + overtime. 
  • Best benefits package available on the Gulf Coast! – Includes medical coverage as well as a 401(k).
  • Time off – 12 paid holidays, 6 of which are included in the 10-day shutdown period during the winter holiday season.  Enjoy the end of each year with your family and friends, including 3 paid half days!
  • Other perks – On site gym, on-site cafeteria, and an Ingalls employee private Family Health Clinic.
  • Ongoing certifications and education provided by company at no cost!
  • No travel - be home every night!
  • Opportunities to advance if you desire.

If you have the following, they want to hear from you:

  • 3 or more years of shipfitting/structural fitting experience
  • Capable of operating a grinder and passing a tack welding assessment test 
  • Have experience in the use of a hand torch, hydraulic and ratchet jacks along with chain falls and come-a-longs 
  • Trade school certification is a plus 

Please click Apply or email your information to: hii-ingalls3@workrocket.com

Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled Welcome. U.S. citizenship required for most positions.