The Naval Foundry and Propeller Center (NFPC), a detachment of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard located in Philadelphia , will hold a career fair at the Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast April 12 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Career opportunities include all production skill trades, however current high-priority positions include: experienced machinists, foundry molders, foundry workers, pattern makers, riggers, engineers, project managers, quality assurance specialists, NDT inspectors, material handlers, OSHE specialists,mechanical inspectors and information technology personnel. Experienced Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machinists and mechanics are preferred.
NFPC designs and manufactures advanced propulsion components for the U.S. Navy and plans to hire more than 200 employees during the next 12 months. NFPC specializes in advance propulsor engineering, castings and precision machining.
Representatives from major departments throughout NFPC and the Human Resources Office (HRO) will be on site to meet with applicants, conduct on-site interviews, answer questions,discuss the application process, and extend tentative job offers to qualified individuals.
Congress has granted temporary Direct Hire Authority (DHA) for certain occupations at NFPC so large numbers of civilian employees can be hired quickly. Prospective applicants should bring copies of their resumes and be prepared to be interviewed at the career fair. All applicants must be U.S. citizens and be able to pass government security investigations.
Federal employment benefits at the foundry include health and life insurance, matching retirement plan contributions, 10 paid holidays annually, 13 vacation days annually (advancing to 26), and 13 sick days annually.NFPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Questions regarding the hiring process and qualifications can be emailed to FLTHRO_NNSY@navy.mil. Applicants may submit resumes for hiring manager consideration at FLTHRO_NNSY@navy.mil; however, it is required to have a copy of the resume on hand at the career fair. It is requested that all applicants have multiple copies of resumes on-hand when attending the career fair.
The career fair is located at Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast, Walnut Ballroom, 2400 Old Lincoln Highway, Trevose, Pennsylvania, 19053.
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