Shipfitter (Tack & Burn)

Newport News, VA 23607

Posted: 09/11/2018 Industry: Shipyard Job Number: 161159 Pay Rate: $30-$37 per hour & $120 per diem

HKA is hiring Shipfitters (Tack & Burn) in Newport News, VA. This is a long-term opportunity with great working conditions and great pay. This position is at a state of the art shipyard, building aircraft carriers and submarines. The yard is clean and a very safe work environment.


$30-$37/hr (based on qualifications) $120 per diem (if eligible)


  • 4+ years of commercial/naval experience as a first-class shipfitter
  • All candidates who accept a written offer of employment will be required to undergo drug testing and a criminal background check. We reserve the right to end our employment agreement with you should the results of your background investigation not be successful.
  • Must provide an acceptable ID for USCIS Form I9. The most common forms of ID we receive are passports, birth certificates, social security cards, and driver’s licenses


All Shipfitters will be required to pass a Multi-Pass Tack Welder Qualification Test upon reporting for the first day of work. Test will be using the SMAW Process in both the Vertical Up (3F) and Overhead (4F) positions with a 3-Pass, 3/8” Fillet.

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HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

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