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Sheet Metal Mechanic

Newport News, VA 23604

Posted: 01/17/2024 Job Number: LB2123632421 Pay Rate: $27.31 / hour

Job Description

  • Three years of experience as a first class Sheet Metal Worker in the installation of foundations, ventilation, bulkheads, shipboard furniture and sheet metal fabrication shop work. Marine experience preferred
  • Aircraft/Industrial/Commercial sheet metal experience is acceptable
Required Skills:
  • Comprehend complex ventilation assembly drawings, blueprints, and sketches to include weld symbols, material types, datum and reference lines.
  • Ability to comprehend fractional and decimal dimensions as with the use of a ruler. 
  • Layoff piece parts for fabrication and assembly
  • Ability to assemble piece parts in accordance with specifications in a quality manner
  • Experience working in a physically demanding environment
  • Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry
  • Experience using small hand tools (electric drills, grinders, rivet guns), and shop equipment (drill press, press break, Shears etc.).
Requirements:• Must be at least 18 years of age• Pass background check and urinalysis• Strong Work Ethic• Must be able to lift 50lbs • Willing to work on/around ships We Offer:• Weekly Pay• Overtime available• Long term projects  Benefits: • Vacation & Holiday pay• Health Insurance• Attendance Bonuses
Pay starting at $27.31/hourPer diem available to those eligible  
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