NOTE: The following description is a GENERAL Overview of this career and not a description of a particular job posting.
Entry level shipyard workers may serve as trades helpers, work in supply, operate as firewatches for hot work, assist in clean up and generally get an opportunity to learn more about working in a ship yard environment. All entry level wokers are encouraged to ask about jobs, learn more about the work being done and seek opportunities to enter trade training.
National Median Wages: $9.00- $12.00 hourly, depending on experience.
VSRA Median Wages: $13.73 hourly
High school diploma or GED.
Must be able to secure security access and demonstrate a history of successful employment.