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Shipfitters

Channelview, TX 77530

Posted: 03/13/2024 Industry: Ship Repair / Shipyard Job Number: AD575053313 Pay Rate: $17-22.50 / hour

Job Description

Integrity Staffing has exciting job opportunities for Shipyard Fitters in the Houston, TX area!
Responsibilities:
  • Primary responsibilities are to perform structural fitting functions with following objectives: 
  • Perform structural fitter assignments as assigned.
  • Work safe and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Notify foreman or supervisor of any safety and/or structural issues as warranted.
Duties:
  • Lays out, positions, aligns and fits together fabricated structural steel plate according to customer specifications and direction from Foreman/Supervisor.
  • Required to move parts into position, manually, by hoist or crane, and align parts, using jacks, etc.
  • May be required to remove high spots and cut bevels, using hand files, portable grinders, and/or cutting torch, as well as give directions to the welder to build up low spots or short pieces.
  • May, at times, be required to tack weld, as necessary.
  • Consults with foreman or supervisor regarding installation or repair problems, sequence of operations, and time required to complete repair and/or installation
  • Attend safety meetings as required
  • Maintain a safe working environment
  • Other duties as assigned
Education, Experience and Training:
  • Minimum one year experience as a structural fitter (shipyard experience preferred, but not required)
  • Be able to perform simple paper work as required for filling out forms and logs.
  • Special Requirements/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Mandatory drug testing prior to employment, and will be subject to random, unannounced drug and/or alcohol tests during employment.
  • Must be able to communicate and take directions from Foreman & Supervisor.
  • Must have good judgment skills, and a high-level work initiative;
  • Must be able to work independently, without direct supervision;
  • Must be able to meet strict attendance requirements 
Physical/Environmental Requirements:
  • Barge chemical environment. Requires prolonged kneeling, standing, walking, twisting, climbing, and the ability to lift and carry in access of 120 lbs, assisted. 
  • Ability to work in varied conditions (i.e.: heat, cold, rain, ice, snow, etc.), inside and outside.
  • Able to work in confined space, heights and operate equipment efficiently and safely.
 
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