• Carpenter- Main Yard

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    2 weeks ago(10/8/2018 1:35 PM)
  • Overview


    Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Carpenter Shop.

    We are pleased to accept resumes for First Class Carpenter.

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


    • Proficiency in use of all types of hand and power tools/machines
    • Experience with rough framing and finish carpentry
    • Ability to identify various types of wood
    • Replace and repair wood, sheet metal, and fiberglass associated material on vessels
    • Ability to read blueprints, lay out design, and construct structures
    • Constructs, fits, repairs and installs structures, fixtures, flooring and cabinets in the boar per staples and screws
    • Fit and install pre-fabricated items including window frames, door jambs, doors and other trim and hardware pieces
    • Install insulation in ceilings, walls, and other compartments
    • Bulkhead and hull repair
    • Be able to adapt in an enviorment with extreme temperature exposure
    • Install fiberglass components in the boat
    • Measure, cut, grind, fit, and install components per specifications
    • Install windows and finish exterior hardware
    • Apply basic math, reading, and communication skills
    • Board ships via stairs, ladders, and gangways with wool bags and needed equipment


    • Minimum of seven years of shipyard carpentry experience
    • Technical training preferred
    • Knowledge of and abillity to use hand tools and instruments of the the trade
    • Must be able to work effectively with others
    • Must be a steady and reliable worker
    • Must be able to comprehend and follow simple instructions

    Compensation & Benefits

    Position compensation is based on experience.


    Our benefits include:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • 401K, company match
    • 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 Inc. 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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