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Shipfitter

Newport News, VA 23600

Posted: 01/17/2024 Job Number: LB3606636428 Pay Rate: $38.00 / hour

Job Description

Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Multi-Pass Tack Welding
  • Burning-Oxygen/Propane Burning Torch.
  • Heating-Oxygen/Propane Heating Torch
  • Ability to comprehend complex structural assembly drawings, blueprints, and sketches to include weld symbols, material types, datum and reference lines
  • Comprehend fractional dimensions as with the use of a ruler
  • Layoff piece parts for fabrication and assembly
  • Assemble structural piece parts in accordance with specifications in a quality manner
  • Experience working in a physically demanding environment (shipbuilding, steel fabrication, etc.)
  • Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry
  • Use vibratory tools (grinders and needle guns)
  • Air Carbon Arc Gouging
  • Ability to use Work Packages and Drawings to plan and execute work
  • Ability to use Molded Lines and Ship Reference Lines to execute required work
  • Erect, Set and Makeup Complex-shaped Shell Plates, Decks, Bulkheads, Longitudinals, trunks, etc. 
  • Install and Replace Hull Inserts and Penetrations, Ability to Install Miscellaneous and Complex Foundations.
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  
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