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Shipfitter

Norfolk, VA 23500

Posted: 02/01/2024 Industry: Ship Repair / Shipyard Job Number: MC3152685222 Pay Rate: $22.00 / hour

Job Description

Minimum of seven years of Fitting experience

  • Technical training preferred
  • Knowledge of and ability to use hand tools and instruments associated with the Fitting trade
  • Must be able to work effectively with others
  • Comprehend blueprints, sketches, and templates.
  • Enter and move through manholes to reach and work internally confined spaces

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND 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, checking and fitting materials, tack welding of small assemblies, aluminum and steel foundations 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.
  • 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
  • Riveted joint repairs
  • Read and understand the Chemist and Competent Persons reports and determine if job sites, particularly those involving combustible material, are safe for personnel and hot work
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment- hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots/shoes and, when necessary, respirator
  • Work independently to complete responsibilities
  • Must have regular, reliable attendance

 

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