CSP Welding for Ingalls Shipbuilding

Transitioning Service Members (within six months of separation) are eligible for this employment opportunity with Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagula, Miss. or Newport News, Va.

Welding training will be provided through Savannah Technical College and paid by Ingalls Shipbuilding. Classes are Mondays – Thursdays during the normal duty day. Commander approval and pre-employment screening required to participate.

Upon welding training completion, students will:

  • have a high probability of employment with Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Mississippi or Newport News, Va.;
  • be tested at the end of the training period prior to final job offer;
  • be offered a job opportunity upon successful completion of the training; and
  • will continue with on-the-job training while working with experienced craftsmen at Ingalls.

For more information about CSP Welding for Ingalls Shipbuilding, contact STC’s Military Outreach Coordinator Jeff Ashmen ( or 912.443.4155).

Next class starts March 12, 2018


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About Ingalls Shipbuilding (Pascagoula, Miss.)

For 78 years, the employees of Ingalls Shipbuilding facilities have pioneered the development and production of technologically advanced, highly capable warships for the surface Navy fleet, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Marine Corps, and foreign and commercial customers. Ingalls Shipbuilding is the largest manufacturing employer in the state of Mississippi and a major contributor to the economic growth of the state Alabama as well.

  • Located in Pascagoula, Miss. on 800 acres of land along the Pascagoula River.
  • Builder-of-record for 35 Aegis DOG 51 class of guided missile destroyers
  • Builder-of-record for the LHA 6 class large deck amphibious ships and the sole builder of the Navy’s newest fleet of San Antonio (LPD 17) class amphibious assault ships
  • Builder-of-record for the flagship of the U.S. Coast Guard – the National Security Cutter
  • Largest industrial employer in Mississippi (11,500 employees)
  • Ingalls has a great spouse hiring program.

Ingalls Shipbuilding offers an excellent benefits package, including 401K and retirement options as well as PAID vacation and tuition reimbursement for employees looking to further their education. For more information, please visit

About Hungtington Ingalls Shipbuilding/Newport News Shipbuilding (Newport News, Va.)

Newport News Shipbuilding is the sole designer, builder and refueler of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and one of two providers of U.S. Navy submarines. With approximately $4 billion in revenues and more than 20,000 employees, it is the largest industrial employer in Virginia and the largest shipbuilding company in the United States.

They build the most advanced ships in the world using our expertise in nuclear propulsion, naval design and manufacturing. The company is currently building the new Ford-class aircraft carriers and Virginia-class fast-attack submarines, and performing Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) on Nimitz-class aircraft carriers. It provides fleet services for our ships worldwide and, using our nuclear and manufacturing expertise, are expanding into Department of Energy and alternative energy ventures.

Founded as the Chesapeake Dry Dock and Construction Co. in 1886, Newport News Shipbuilding has built more than 800 ships, including both naval and commercial ships. Located in Newport News, Va., our facilities span more than 550 acres, strategically positioned in one of the great harbors of the East Coast.