• 1st Class Gas Free Technician- All Shifts- Main Yard

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    2019-1659
    # of Openings
    3
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(7/4/2019 11:58 AM)
    Category
    Production
  • Overview

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


    We are pleased to accept resumes for 1st Class Gas Free Technician- All Shifts.


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

    Responsibilities

     

    • Check tanks to make sure properly inspected for hazardous materials.
    • Endure that the right equipment is on site for the task that needs to be accomplished
    • 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
    • Wash bilges and tanks; remove gas, water, and oil from vessels and fixing blocked pipes
    • Ensure that the runback is wiped out of the tanks
    • Open to help with the opening of deep well inspection covers in a safe manner
    • Be able to adapt in an environment with extreme temperature exposure
    • Exercise proper procedures for confined spaces
    • Will climb into tans via vertical ladder or inclined ladder (average 50-60ft)
    • Assist in the cleanup 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
    • Will prepare tank for cleaning while setting up lights, air hoses, water hoses, and pumps.
    • Understand and act upon instruction
    • Work independently to complete responsibilities
    • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment- hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots/ shoes and when necessary, respirator
    • Must have regular, reliable attendance
    • Other duties may be assigned as workload requirements dictate

     

     

    Required Tools:

    • Ball peen hammer
    • Work gloves
    • Allen wrenches (1/8” thru 3/8”
    • 6” Vise Grips
      Adjustable wrenched (8’, 10” and 12”)
    • Screw driver (flat and Phillips)
    • Respirator/ AWL face. Airfed, MSA
    • Flashlight and batteries
    • Small pry bar
    • 3/8’ abd ½’ socket chisel
    • Pipe Wrench
    • Scraper
    • Combination wrench set

     

     

    Qualifications



    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Minimum of seven years of shipboard Gas Free experience
    • Technical training preferred
    • Knowledge of and ability to use hand tools and instruments associated with the trade
    • Must be a steady, 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

    EEO

    All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.


    Colonna’s Shipyard Inc. 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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