Next Virtual Trades Hiring Event is Sept. 29

Published September 8, 2021

Newport News Shipbuilding Talent Acquisition will host a series of virtual hiring events this fall to fill numerous trades positions. The next virtual hiring event for welders will be held on Sept. 29. The deadline to apply is Sept. 22.

NNS is currently offering $500 sign-on bonuses to welder trainee and entry-level new hires, and $1,000 sign-on bonuses to experienced welder new hires. Job seekers who apply by Dec. 31 are eligible for the sign-on bonuses. The sign-on bonuses are for external new hires; current NNS employees are ineligible.

In addition, NNS is also now offering $500 cash bonus awards to current NNS employees who refer trades candidates who are hired. For more information, please visit the REFER program resource page at

Employees are encouraged to share these opportunities. More information about the hiring events is available at