• Combo Fitter / Welder - Steel America

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    2 weeks ago(11/1/2018 1:28 PM)
    Steel America
  • Overview

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


    We are pleased to accept resumes for 1st Class Fitter / Welder 2nd shift.

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


    • ABS and AWS building and joint design codes.
    • Ability to use hand tools and instruments associated with the heavy structural steel fitting trade.
    • Must be able to work effectively with others. Comprehend blueprints, sketches, and templates.
    • Complete lay-outs using drawings and/or templates and/or by picking up and developing the geometry required from lofting on the floor.
    • Install simple systems without templates and blueprints. Enter and move through manholes to reach and work internally confined spaces.
    • Physical assembly in prefabrication shop area and erection on the building site of individual structural elements of prefabricated panels and three dimensional sub-assemblies.
    • Some working knowledge with stainless steel and aluminum.
    • Tack welding with stick and semi-automatic welding equipment and burning with an oxygen and propylene torch.
    • Must be able to pass 2F, 3F and 4F tack test.
    • Must have regular, reliable attendance. Monday thru Sunday if required and overtime during the week.
    • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment: respirator, hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots/shoes, etc. when necessary.
    • Ability to travel when required 


    Individuals must be able to:

    • Pass Fluxcore welding test -1" Carbon Steel Plate test in all positions
    • SMAW welding test - 1" Carbon Steel Plate in all positions
    • Ability to Carbon Arc Gouge for full penetration welds
    • general understanding of weld acceptance criteria
    • Experience with utilizing Sub Arc Welders and bugo types of equipment
    • New Contruction or Fabrication experience is a plus.
    • Minimum of five years of heavy structural steel fitting experience.

    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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