• 1st Class Machinist, Supervisor

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Posted Date 8 months ago(9/28/2017 11:06 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Steel America
  • Overview

    Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Onsite Machine Shop within our Steel America Division.

    We are pleased to accept resumes for On-site Machinist Supervisor.


    This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA, requiring travel within the US and abroad.


    • Follow company and safety policies and issues by attending and participating in meetings and training sessions
    • Assign work within the department, monitor work progress to meet work completion standards and goals
    • Assure a quality product is delivered to the customer by reviewing finished work orders and inspecting product as needed 
    • Monitors team members' production to ensure work processes are in compliance with company standards 
    • Review and monitor labor/productivity logs and reports 
    • Prepares progress reports 
    • Train new team members in safe and proper work techniques and in use of supplies, materials and equipment 
    • Assist in production planning; determine work level volumes and order of priority according to customer needs and demand
    • Set an example to other team members by demonstrating the proper procedures and processes to follow and leading by example 
    • Use mathematical and mechanical reasoning to solve problems by making calculations to fabricate and repair parts to specification
    • Prepare for shift by performing machine inspection
    • Inspect finished work by performing visual examination, measuring part for conformance to specification, signing off on work orders, scribing parts, and placing on skid  
    • Determine order of fabrication for parts by reviewing work order  
    • Perform daily preventive maintenance by checking site glass to determine lubricant is adequate, adding lubricants and documenting checklist  
    • Identify unsatisfactory parts by making visual examination to identify defects or deformities, and correcting defect or rejecting by documenting work order and sending to others for correction
    •  Inform supervisor/manager of problems and operational concerns that arise; participate in trouble shooting and problem resolution 
    • Communicate work flow/productivity to team members on alternate shifts and team leaders as required
    • Meet with customer/s, attend production meetings 
    • Actively participate in company safety procedures and programs: correct unsafe work practices; follow reporting protocols; participate in hazard identification processes 
    • Fully participate in continuous process improvement and cost control 
    • Performs other duties as assigned within the scope and responsibility required of the job 
    • Use various hand and power tools for the completion of job tasks 
    • Work independently to complete responsibilities
    • Must have regular, reliable attendance



    • High school diploma or equivalent 
    • Must be able to read and comprehend blueprints, drawings and other technical trade related documents 
    • Must communicate well, written and verbally
    • Mechanical ability, manual dexterity, and hand/eye coordination required to perform various projects, per drawings, sketches, and verbal or written instructions
    •  Skilled in the selection, set-up and operation of the appropriate tool(s) for a given type of work 
    • Technical training preferred 
    • Must be able to work effectively with others 
    • Must be a steady, reliable worker 
    • Previous, successful supervisory experience required, a minimum of 5 years preferred 
    • Successful career experience with the machining trade
    • All applicants must be able to obtain a Rapid Gate due to the location of the job & have OSHA 10 card in hand.

    Compensation & Benefits

    Position compensation is based on experience.


    Our benefits include:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • 401K
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Legal Services
    • Annual performance evaluations
    • On-site Human Resources
    • On-site gym
    • Free and close proximity parking
    • Employee perks/gifts and more



    All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.

    Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • Respect
    • Pride
    • Truth
    • Family

    These are our VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry.


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