• Faro Laser Tracker Operator - Steel America

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    3 months ago(11/1/2018 1:31 PM)
    Steel America
  • Overview

    Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Steel America division.

    We are pleased to accept resumes for Metrology / Laser Tracker Technician within our inside Fabrication Shop.

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



    • Aids our Project and Resource Managers with metrics, geometry, and operation of laser trackers.
    • Data reporting with specific capabilities in the use of Faro Trackers, faro Arm, and CAM 2 software.
    • Expertise in geometric dimensions and tolerancing is a must to succeed in this role.
    • Ensures that work is accomplished in a safe manner, and that a quality product is delivered on schedule with the assigned project budget
    • Assists project managers in properly planning and executing their projects by monitoring project and metrics, schedules, as related to production efforts, and giving appropriate feedback when required.
    • Communicates with project managers on a daily basis to discuss and resolve project and/or support issues
    • Performs site visits to ensure we are operating to our ethics and core belief, perform safety observations and manage/schedule training as required
    • Work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Well versed in all technical aspects of structural steel detailing
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    • Work independently to complete responsibilities
    • Must have regular, reliable attendance



    • Previous project management experience and proven ability to meet quality, schedule and budget goals are strongly preferred.
    • Experience with Lean/Six Sigma manufacturing a plus
    • Understands the manufacturing process and materials for steel fabrication industry with CNC and manual machining knowledge.
    • Able to analyze blueprints, specifications, scope of work and other documentation.
    • Strong analytical, personnel management and communication skills are necessary
    • Strong PC skills to include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)
    • Ability to travel locally, as needed.


    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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