400 East Indian River Road Norfolk, Virginia 23523 USA
COLONNA'S SHIPYARD, INC.
Colonna’s Shipyard, Inc. established a formal Apprentice Program in 1986. Since then, many apprentices have graduated and pursued careers in the shipyard in their respective trades or management positions. One of Colonna’s most valuable assets is its skilled workforce representing the full spectrum of marine trades including highly skilled welders, shipfitters, electricians, pipefitters, inside and outside machinists, riggers, carpenters, painters, and dockmasters. Colonna’s employs more than 500 people and enjoys an exceptionally cooperative team relationship among its employees.
Colonna’s Shipyard, Inc’s Apprentice Program provides employment while learning a skilled trade under the guidance of experienced craftspeople. We will invest in your training and development, and provide you with the technical skills you'll need to be successful in your respective trade. We will also provide you with the broader skills to help you succeed throughout your career.
Colonna’s Shipyard, Inc’s Apprentice Program is a registered four year program that combines on the job training with college and trade classes. Apprentices are employed fulltime by Colonna’s Shipyard, Inc and earn a competitive wage while advancing to the first class level. We have partnered with Tidewater Community College to provide our apprentices with their classroom instruction. Classes are attended in the evening. Apprentices graduate with a Certificate in Maritime Technologies or an Associate of Applied Science degree from Tidewater Community College.
WHAT TRADES ARE AVAILABLE?
Carpenter, Pipefitter, Dockperson, Rigger, Electrician, Shipfitter, Outside Machinist, Welder & Painter
· 18 years of age or older
HOW DO I APPLY FOR THE APPRENTICE PROGRAM?
Applicants must complete an apprenticeship employment application and provide , witht he completed application, all other documents as listed below. Incomplete packets will not be accepted.
· Apprenticeship Employment Application
Completed applications and documents can be faxed to (757) 545-3121, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or hand delivered to 400 E. Indian River Road, Norfolk, VA.
Please direct questions about the program to (757) 545-2414 ext 238.
THE APPRENTICE PROGRAM WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS