Aker Philadelphia Shipyard will accept resumes or applications for the positions listed below only during the period of time they are listed. Unsolicted resumes, applications and letters at other times may not be saved.

You can download a copy of our employment application, print it out, complete and send it to: (Adobe acrobat required)

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard
ATTN: Human Resources
2100 Kitty Hawk Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19112

You may also email your resume to akerphiladelphiajobs@phillyshipyard.com


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Apprenticeship Program

APSI is now recruiting for its Apprenticeship Program. Available positions include shipbuilders and welders.

Interested applicants must pick up a packet in person at Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, 2100 Kitty Hawk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA  19112.  Applications will be available Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 6:00 am through 9:00 am, and must be mailed back and received by June 17, 2015.

Application packets must contain the items listed below and be mailed back to:
Aker Philadelphia Shipyard
2100 Kitty Hawk Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19112
Attention: Human Resources Department

  • Applicants must be a high school graduate or equivalent, and submit a copy of their high school diploma or GED
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A money order for $30.00 payable to Aker Philadelphia Shipyard (this covers the cost of the pre-employment assessment) - cash and personal checks will not be accepted.

Incomplete application packages will be returned.

Successful applicants will receive a "test day" letter indicating the time and location for the pre-employment assessment to be held on Friday, July 10, 2015.  Candidates that pass the assessment will be scheduled for interviews with Aker Philadelphia Shipyard's Joint Apprenticeship Committee, based on how well they scored in the assessment (highest scores interviewed first).

Ten positions will be filled in September 2015 and up to 30 positions in 2016.

Directions to Aker Philadelphia Shipyard for packet pick up:

After entering the business center through the Main Gate, stay on Broad Street.  At the 4th traffic light (Kitty Hawk Avenue) turn right.  Continue on Kitty Hawk which will end at the shipyard.  Make a left in front of the Aker Security Building and travel to the South Parking Lot to Trailer # 5 where application will be available.

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