HELPER APPRENTICE PIPEFITTER
It’s the Ingalls Pipefitter that supplies the life blood of our nations military vessels. The volatile environment onboard involving fuel, steam, ventilation, hydraulic, chemical, heating and cooling systems demand that Ingalls Pipefitters are among the best in the world, and they are some of the best. Does that sound like an interesting way to make a great living? Then a rewarding career as a Pipefitter at Ingalls Shipbuilding, “America’s Shipyard” and Mississippi’s largest private employer is waiting for you.
Since 1938, Ingalls workforce has done their part in helping our nation by constructing nearly 70 percent of our US Navy’s fleet of ships. If you possess the talent, skill, ability or even the willingness to learn, perhaps you have what it takes to become a valued team member.
An Ingalls Pipefitter, also referred to as a Journeyman Pipefitter, is responsible for fitting pipe consisting of various materials such as steel, galvanized, copper, copper-nickel and stainless along with the appropriate valves and fittings, utilizing various tools and equipment in accordance with drawing, arrangements and blue prints. Ingalls shipyard production areas at times involve working at different heights, confined spaces, different weather conditions as well as multiple shifts 24 hours a day. As with most every position in the shipyard, a Pipefitter may be required to work either day or night dependent upon the number of ships under construction at any one point in time. Ingalls stresses the practice of working safely in all situations with safety procedures meeting, and most times, exceeding industry standards.
- Experience in marine, industrial or petro-chemical pipefitting.
- Completion of a pipefitting training program can be used in lieu of experience.