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Machinist O/S (Turbine Generator Experience Required)

Newport News, VA 23604

Posted: 06/14/2024 Job Number: LB965592614 Pay Rate: $27.31 / hour

Job Description


  • 20 years of Turbine Generator experience required.

Recommended Skills:

  • Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry.
  • Installation of hull inserts.
  • Familiarity with fasteners
  • Ability to comprehend complex drawings, blueprints, diagrams, and sketches.
  • Use of lapping and blue checking tools. Liner sizes/soft foot
  • Working knowledge of shipbuilding terms and nomenclature.
  • Operate lathe.
  • Valve overhaul (steam and wog)
  • AC & refrigeration repair.
  • Installation of lift check valve.
  • Steam plant cleanliness knowledge
  • Air conditioning hydro.
  • Installation of main engine, propulsion plant machinery and equipment.
  • System cleanliness grade knowledge.
  • Installation of aircraft elevator.
  • Testing main engine.
  • Hydrostatic testing.
  • Installation of anchor windlass.
  • Installation of mast and antenna.
  • Lube oil flushing.
  • Installation of arresting gear.
  • Installation of noise equipment.
  • Use of precision instruments (Ruler/Micrometer).
  • Installation of ballast tanks.
  • Refueler.
  • Drilling/tapping.
  • Test boiler operations.
  • Optical alignment.
  • Hydrostatic testing of systems.
  • Install boiler tube replacement.
  • Installation of sea valves.
  • System Grooming
  • Operate boring bar.
  • Installation of VALVE AND PUMP packing.
  • Valve overhaul.
  • Operate cargo crane.
  • Operate portable milling/drill machine.
  • Generator and steam turbine work.
  • ALRE
  • Pump/motor INSTALLATION AND alignment (M-179 & JX).
  • Operate centrifugal pump.
  • Install turbine.
  • Fit and blue check liners.
  • Installation of condenser/heat exchanger tube.
  • Operate watertight compartment.
  • Flange makeup.
  • Installation of deck ordinance.
  • Installation of winch.
  • Installation of steam valves.
  • Installation of diesel.
  • Installation of weapons elevator.
  • Shafting and bearing work
  • Distilling plant test.
  • Installation of hydraulic components.
  • Installation of low/high pressure air compressor.
  • Installation of deck or hanger doors.
  • Understanding of basic ship systems

Pay: $24.31/hour
Per diem available to those who qualify 

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