NEWPORT NEWS-The Brooks Crossing Innovation & Opportunity Center will host a job fair on behalf of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding on Friday, September 30. The event will take place from 11am to 3pm at the center located at 550 30th St., Suite 102.
HII Newport News Shipbuilding is seeking to fill a variety of critical positions. More than 2,500 jobs are available from entry-level and trainees to experienced positions. Starting pay for entry-level and trainee roles is $21 an hour, though some jobs are offering higher wages.
Positions are available in the skill trades, including welding, electrical, CNC machines, pip fitting rigging, painting, and more.
As part of the current hiring process, HII Newport News Shipbuilding is offering sign-on bonuses up to $5,000 with an additional $2,500 for relocation expenses.
The job fair, which is free and open to everyone, will include on-the-spot interviews, so attendees are encouraged to bring copies of their resumes and dress for the occasion.
To register for the event, visit the event webpage.