1st Class Shipfitter- Down River

Job ID
2020-1780
Posted Date
2 months ago(2/5/2020 11:20 AM)
Category
Colonna Down River
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates with ability to obtain a DBIDS within our Down River Division, Structural Shop.


We are pleased to accept resumes for 1st Class Shipfitters.


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

Responsibilities

  • Template creation
  • 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
  • Tack welding
  • 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

Qualifications

  • Ability to obtain a DBIDS
  • 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

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 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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