Shipfitter

US-VA-Norfolk
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-1108
# of Openings
3
Category
Production

Compensation & Benefits

Position compensation is based on experience.

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, etc.

Overview

Colonna's Shipyard is currently hiring a Shipfitter for immediate work in Norfolk, VA.

Responsibilities

  • Template creation
  • Working with presses, floor shaping, forming plates, shaping from templates, marking symbols, doors, hatches and scuttles, rolls, presses and blacksmith shop
  • Laying out blueprints and outfitting items
  • Laying out blueprints, checking and fitting materials, tack welding of various sub-assemblies peculiar to the panel line and shell area such as decks, bulkheads, side shells
  • Working on ship ways with the erection of units and installation of structural items
  • Installation of structural outfit items, doors, ladders, foundations
  • Effective sequencing of assembly and fitting
  • Correct use of heating torches in plate heat straightening and shrinkage
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Shop and field fabrication
  • Adherence to industry codes, regulations, and specifications
  • Comprehend blueprints, sketches, and templates
  • Tack welding
  • Install simple systems without templates and blueprints
  • Bulkhead and deck inserting
  • Riveted and deck inserting
  • Read and understand the Chemist and Competent Persons report and determine if job sites, particularly those involving combustible material, are safe for personnel and hot work
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Understand and act upon instruction
  • Work independently to complete responsibilities

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 5 or more years' experience in shipyard repair work.
  • Technical training preferred
  • Willing and capable of working on government and commercial vessels
  • Enter and move through manholes to reach and work internally confined spaces

 

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.

Please apply with resume for immediate consideration.

EOE/M/F/DISABILITY/VET

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