• Structural Ship Fitter - 1st class, 1st and 2nd shifts available

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    2018-1369
    # of Openings
    5
    Posted Date
    4 weeks ago(5/29/2018 12:11 PM)
    Category
    Colonna's Operations - Virginia
  • Overview

    Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Structural Department.


    We are pleased to accept resumes for Ship Fitter - 1st Class. We have both 1st and 2nd shifts available. 


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

    Responsibilities

    • Create and comprehend templates, blueprints, and sketches
    • Working with presses, floor shaping, forming plates, shaping from templates, marking symbols, doors, hatches and scuttles, rolls, presses and blacksmith shop
    • 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 and tack welding
    • Correct use of heating torches in plate heat straightening and shrinkage
    • Shop and field fabrication
    • Adherence to industry codes, regulations, and specifications
    • 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

    Qualifications

    • Successfully complete in-house WeldTec produres: SMAW, FCAW
    • 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
    • Able to work independently and with instruction

     

    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

     

    EEO

    All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.

    Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    EOE / M / F / DISABILITY / VET

    • 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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