Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Structural Department.
We are pleased to accept resumes for Ship Fitter - 1st and 2nd Class. We have both 1st and 2nd shift available. Additional incentive available, based on experience, for 2nd shift.
This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA.
-Working with presses, floor shaping, forming plates, shaping from templates, marking symbols, doors, hatches and scuttles, rolls, presses and blacksmith shop
-Laying out blueprints and outfitting items
-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
-Correct use of heating torches in plate heat straightening and shrinkage
-Ability to use hand and power tools
-Shop and field fabrication
-Adherence to industry codes, regulations, and specifications
-Comprehend blueprints, sketches, and templates
-Install simple systems without templates and blueprints
-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
-Other duties as assigned
-Understand and act upon instruction
-Work independently to complete responsibilities
-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
-OSHA 10 in hand
Position compensation is based on experience.
Our benefits include:
• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
• 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.
EOE / M / F / DISABILITY / VET
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.