Dry Dock Worker

1 week ago(12/7/2017 12:31 PM)
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Compensation & Benefits

Position compensation is based on experience.

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, etc.


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




  • Proficiency in use of all types of hand and power tools and machines.
  • Block and haul various vessels.
  • Builds keel and bilge blocks, cradles, and shoring for supporting ships in dry dock, marine railways, shipways, or building docks, using woodworking hand tools and power tools.
  • Positions and secures blocking and other structures on dock platform, according to ship's blueprints.
  • Aligns vessel over blocks.
  • Ability to identify various types of wood and various types of ropes.
  • Responsible for dry dock and railway line handling.
  • Complete the shifting and mooring of tugs and ships.
  • Successfully operate small boats.
  • Operation of the following equipment: Loaders, drydock equipment, forklifts, JLG's, band saws, chainsaws, pile driving hammer, air driver, burning torch, planner, etc..
  • Successfully complete the maintenance of dry docks and railways.
  • Cut and construct shaped bilge blocks.
  • Shipfitting and rigging duties.
  • Understand and act upon instruction.
  • Work independently to complete responsibilities.
  • Must have regular, reliable attendance.
  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment- hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots/shoes and, when necessary, respirator.




  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 24 hour and 7 day (24 / 7) availability.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use hand tools and instruments associated with the Dockhand.
  • Must be able to work effectively with others.
  • Must be a steady, reliable worker.
  • Must be able to comprehend and follow simple instructions

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.




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