• Handyman, Paint Department - 1st, 3rd shift

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
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    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(1 month ago)
  • Overview

    Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Paint Department of the Main Yard.

    We are pleased to accept resumes for Handyman - 1st and 3rd shift.

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


    • Assist tradesmen with the set up of equipment and tools
    • Lifts raw materials and final products for packing and shipment.
    • Performs general manual labor tasks including running errands, sweeping, loading, lifting and moving materials.
    • Remove contamination from tanks in a safe and efficient manner using shovels, squeegees, brooms, scrapers, hoses, water and solvent
    • Sweep up debris and sludge into buckets or wheelbarrows or down chutes
    • Control cost in assigned area of responsibility
    • Be able to adapt in an environment with extreme temperature exposure
    • Exercise proper procedures for confined spaces
    • Assist in the clean up of oil spills
    • Clean and dispose of hazardous and  non-hazardous materials, gas, sludge, oil, etc. throughout the shipyard
    • Board ships via stairs, ladders, and gangways with tool bags and needed equipment



    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Brush and roll experience preferred
    • Technical training preferred
    • Able to work overtime, as needed
    • Knowledge of and ability to use various hand and power tools, and equipment
    • Must have strong attention to detail. 
    • Must be able to stand in one place for extended time periods
    • Must be able to work effectively with others
    • Must be a steady, reliable worker
    • Must be able to comprehend and follow instructions

    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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