Open Interviews for Fitters and Welders Continue

Published June 21, 2022

Newport News Shipbuilding Talent Acquisition is hosting open interviews for entry-level and trainee fitter (X11) and welder (X18) positions on June 22 and 29 at the NNS Employment Office, located at NetCenter (Suite 176, Entrance 3).

Job seekers may stop by between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.. for the opportunity to apply on-site, interview and receive an “on-the-spot” job offer, if qualified. Job seekers may also apply in advance to Reqs 22406, 22424, 22524 or 22525 at These positions pay $21+ per hour. No experience is required, and training is provided. NNS is offering $500 sign-on bonuses and up to $1,500 for relocation.

More than 250 job seekers participated in recent X11 and X18 hiring events. Visit HII’s YouTube channel to see fitters and welders in action.

Employees are encouraged to share these opportunities. Current NNS employees who refer a trades candidate who is hired could earn a $1,000 employee referral cash bonus award. Visit for more details.