Helper-to-Mechanic Program: Pipe Fitter

1 week ago(1/8/2018 9:36 AM)
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Compensation & Benefits

Program compensation is a graduated pay scale based on performance.


Our benefits include: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, 401K, paid time off (PTO), Legal Services, annual performance evaluations and service pay increases, on-site Human Resources, on-site gym, free and close proximity parking, employee perks/gifts and more!


Colonna's Shipyard’s Helper to Mechanic Program (HTM) is a 5 year, 10,000-hour training program which is designed to develop entry-level helpers into our best well-rounded 1st class mechanics. Our program is recognized as the backbone of a well-trained workforce. Every effort is made to provide each HTM with opportunities to learn all the phases of a selected trade. This is done by job shadowing, which allows the HTM to perform in the various job assignments within the particular trade.


We have designed this program to select and develop quality, high-potential candidates into true craftsmen. Our skilled trade’s teams are among the best of the best in the industry.



Pipefitter - installs, assembles, fabricates, maintains and repairs mechanical piping systems on various type vessels. The Pipefitter HTM will learn the following in the span of 5 years:

  • Use of hand tools
  • Identification of materials
  • Elementary pipefitting practice
  • Machine operations
  • The construction and use of templates
  • Bending pipe without using templates
  • Quality assurance
  • Related instruction
  • Related activities (burning and welding)
  • Safety


18 years of age or older
• High school diploma OR GED
• Demonstrate a reasonable degree of mechanical, math, and verbal aptitude
• Must pass pre-employment to include a physical and drug test by company physician
• Physically able to perform the essential duties of the trade requested or assigned


- Respect
- Pride
- Truth
- Family

These are our CORE 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.

All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.
Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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