Job ID
Posted Date
2 months ago(10/11/2022 4:21 PM)
Regular Full-Time


Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain Janitorial Helper within our Fabrication Department.

Need is for Helpers (entry level) for immediate work in Norfolk, VA.

This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience.


-Cleaning to include sweeping, shoveling, mopping, scrubbing, and/or raking of ships, bulkheads, compartments, tanks, facilities, dry docks, railways, parking areas, and buildings using industrial vacuums, brooms, shovels, power machines, etc…
-Will lift and carry trash, steel, scrap, steel, palettes, wood scraps, and all other trash to proper containers
-Moving of furniture cabinets, boxes, and equipment
-Stain removal of sidewalks, rugs, drapes, walls, decks, and floors using chemicals and cleaning solutions
-Using ladders and JLG’s to dust, wash and/or clean fixtures, ceilings, overheads, etc…

-May sweep walks, rake leaves, cut grass, remove snow or perform or incidental seasonal tasks
-Choose appropriate tools and equipment for the completion of one’s duties
-Exposure to an environment with extreme temperatures
-Firewatch responsibility and duties
-Other job related duties as assigned
-Understand and act upon instruction
-Work independently to complete responsibilities
-Must have regular, reliable attendance
-Will be required to wear personal protective equipment- hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots/shoes and, when necessary, resporator


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Successful career experience with the machining trade

  • Technical training preferred 
  • Must be able to read and comprehend blueprints, drawings and other technical trade related documents 
  • Mechanical ability, manual dexterity, and hand/eye coordination required to perform various projects, per drawings, sketches, and verbal or written instructions
  • All applicants must be able to obtain a DBIDS due to the location of some jobs.

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.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


  • 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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