Colonna's Shipyard
  • Norfolk, VA, USA
  • Starting at $15.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, etc.

COLONNA'S SHIPYARD APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM 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 journeyman 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.


  • Welder
  • Fabrication Welder
  • Pipefitter
  • Shipfitter
  • Inside Machinist



  • 18 years of age or older
  • High school diploma OR G.E.D
  • Demonstrate a reasonable degree of mechanical, math, and verbal aptitude
  • Pass a company provided physical examination
  • Physically able to perform the essential duties of the trade requested or assigned


HOW DO I APPLY FOR THE APPRENTICE PROGRAM? We are now accepting applications! Applicants must complete (in order) the following things: Incomplete packets will not be considered until complete. 1-Virginia Placement Test Scores from Tidewater Community College 2-Copy of High School diploma or GED 3-Copy of College Transcripts (if attended) 4-Apprenticeship Employment Application

Placement test locations can be found on TCC website at:

Completed applications and documents can be uploaded or hand delivered in a manila envelope to: Colonna's Shipyard 400 E. Indian River Road, Norfolk, VA 23523 Marked ATTN: Leslie McAloose. If you have issues uploading your documents, email:



Our core values respect, pride, truth and family - are not just words, they are the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. And our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in our industry. You could be the next among us.



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