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Finisher/Welder Apprentice

Pascagoula, United States of America
USD 19.30 - 28.95 per hour
Closing date
2 May 2024

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Finisher/Welder Apprenticeship
Pascagoula, MS

Our Apprenticeship Program combines on the job training with related instruction at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College; it provides a genuine alternative to a traditional college experience and the foundation for a career in Finishing/Welding/Non-Destructive Testing.

The program offers the training, guidance, and support you need to develop valuable skills, earn sought-after qualifications and establish yourself in your chosen career. You will start in a 1 year program and if successful, will be invited to complete an additional two years.

Dream Big and Make an Impact

The benefits of participating in the program:
• Get paid while learning valuable skills
• Earn valuable qualifications
• Attend college at no cost to you
• Receive career support from day one
• Invaluable experience and opportunity

Run in partnership with the US Department of Labor and Industry and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, our Apprenticeship Program lasts three years and enables you to earn a nationally recognized Certificate of Completion and obtain a Journey Worker card.

At Rolls-Royce, we pioneer cutting-edge technologies that deliver the cleanest, safest and most competitive solutions to our planet's vital power needs. We embrace the power of data and technology and aim to be Digital First in everything we do.

We're at the forefront of innovation and experience in the Marine sector, and our product portfolio ranges from standalone products to complex integrated systems including ship design. A leading provider of propulsion and handling solutions for the maritime offshore, merchant and naval markets, we have more than 4,000 customers, with 70 naval forces and over 30,000 commercial vessels using our equipment.

Rolls-Royce is a Military Friendly Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. You can learn more here.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Comply with all safety rules and company standards (e.g. Health, Safety, Environment, Rolls-Royce Quality Management System, and Rolls-Royce Production System).
  • Perform surface grinding using a variety of grinding equipment
  • Perform finishing operations on new and overhauled hubs, minor cosmetic weld repairs, and perform Liquid Penetrant inspection.
  • Extract information from drawings then prepare and implement tool and fixture changes
  • Participate in process improvement activities in order to satisfy customer needs and cost reduction targets
  • Maintain tooling equipment and cleanliness of assigned work areas
  • Safely operate cranes, fork lifts, grinders and other material handling equipment to move or re-position components
  • Must be able to lift and move equipment of varying weights, with a minimum of 40 pounds and be able to manipulate and operate measurement tooling, machine controls, parts and equipment to perform job duties and responsibilities.

Basic Requirements:
  • High School Diploma / GED with a minimum GPA of 2.8
  • Basic knowledge of product manufacturing, inspection and Microsoft packages
  • In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must be eligible to obtain and maintain a DOD Confidential Security clearance, which requires US Citizenship

Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience or education in welding, finishing and/or liquid penetrant inspection
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings

Pioneer an ocean of power. Join us and you'll develop your skills and expertise to the very highest levels, working in an international environment for a company known the world over for brilliance and innovation.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We're committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures give us different perspectives. And the more perspectives we have, the more successful we'll be. By building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential. You can learn more about our global Inclusion strategy here.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Close Date:
April 30th 2024

Job Category

Factory Staff

Job Posting Date

23 Apr 2024; 00:04

Pay Range

$19.30 - $28.95-Hourly


Pascagoula, MS


Rolls-Royce provides a comprehensive and competitive Total Rewards package that includes base pay and a discretionary bonus plan. Eligible employees may have the opportunity to enroll in other benefits, including health, dental, vision, disability, life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance; a flexible spending account; a health savings account; a 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match; Employee Assistance Program; Paid Time Off; certain paid holidays; paid parental and family care leave; tuition reimbursement; and a long-term incentive plan. The options available to an employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as date of hire, employment type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.


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