CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Norfolk Naval Shipyard is hosting hiring fairs to fill up several open positions with up to $5,000 sign-on bonus.

The hiring fairs are on June 11, July 23, August 17, September 21 and October 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Chesapeake Conference Center which is located at 700 Conference Center Drive.

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The following trades are looking to fill open positions:

  • Marine Machinery Mechanic, Helper and Trainee
  • Machinist, Helper and Trainee
  • Machine Tool Operator, Helper and Trainee
  • Welder, Helper and Trainee
  • Pipefitter, Helper and Trainee
  • Electrician, Helper and Trainee
  • High Voltage Electrical, Helper and Trainee
  • Licensed Crane Operator
  • A/C Equipment Mechanic, Helper and Trainee
  • Shipfitter, Helper and Trainee
  • Shipwright, Helper and Trainee
  • Sheet Metal, Helper and Trainee
  • Rigger, Helper and Trainee
  • Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic, Helper and Trainee

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and be able to pass government security investigations.

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