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Aluminum Shipfitter

Nationwide Skilled Trades has openings for 1st Class Shipfitters for a shipyard in Freeland, WA.

Job Description for 1st Class Shipfitters:

  • The Shipfitters are responsible for accomplishing work in accordance with work specifications safely, with the highest quality and in a professional manner.
  • Lays out and fabricates metal structural parts, such as plates, bulkheads, and frames, and braces them in position within hull of ship for welding.
  • Lays out position of parts on metal, working from blueprints or templates and using scribe and handballs. Locates and marks reference lines, such as center, buttock, and frame lines.
  • Aligns parts in relation to each other, using jacks, turnbuckles, clips, wedges and mauls.
  • Marks location of holes to be drilled and installs temporary fasteners to hold part in place for welding.
  • Installs packing, gaskets, liners and structural accessories and members, such as doors, hatches, brackets and clips.
  • May tack weld clips and brackets in place prior to permanent welding.
  • Rig chain falls.

Requirements for 1st Class Shipfitters:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in ship fitting
  • Must have experience with Aluminum
  • Be able to comprehend blueprints, sketches, and templates
  • Pre-employment Drug Screen and Background

We are dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high performing talent who are passionate in what they do. Our employees are the driving force behind our success and reputation for providing top talent amongst skilled trade people and crafts to the clients that we serve. Fundamental to our culture, we have an unwavering commitment to ethics and values. We would love to have you as part of our growing family of professionals.

Nationwide Skilled Trades is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected by law.

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