Shipfitter

Job Description  

Fabricate, assemble, and install large metal structural parts to include plates, bulkheads, strong backs, turnbuckles, and come along. Aligns parts in relation to each other. Tacks and welds foundation and structural members. Performs lay out work according to blueprints or reference lines. Marks location of holes to be drilled, drives wedges and installs temporary fasteners to hold part in place for welding or riveting. Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position. 

 

Responsibilities 

•Fabricate, assembles, and install large metal structural parts to include plates, bulkheads, strong backs, turnbuckles, and come along 

•Aligns parts in relation to each other 

•Tacks and welds foundation and structural members 

•Performs lay out work according to blueprints or reference lines 

•Marks location of holes to be drilled, drives wedges and installs temporary fasteners to hold part in place for welding or riveting 

•Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position 

 

Qualifications 

• A minimum of 3 years of Shipfitter experience 

• OSHA 10-Hour Maritime Certificate 

• Comprehensive understanding of ship repair terminology and ship compartment location nomenclature 

• Possess a working knowledge of and be able to take measurements using the Metric and Imperial measurement systems 

• Be able to comprehend instructions, drawings, and general correspondence in English 

• Ability to effectively confer job related information to the structural supervisor and small groups 

• Ability to read and interpret structural drawings (including weld symbols), sketches, specifications, and NavSea standard items and Navy damage control diagrams 

• Physical/Medical – Successfully pass a Drug and Alcohol Screening 

• Must be Physically and Medically qualified to wear required Personal Protective Equipment for the trade 

• Must be able to lift 50+ pounds, bend, stretch, and stand for extended periods of time, climb stairs, ladders, reach, twist, work at elevated heights and small spaces 

• Must be able to successfully complete welding certification exams 

• Must possess or be eligible to get a DBIDS (Defense Biometric Identification) 

• Have flexible schedule, be able to work any shift (1st, 2nd, or 3rd) and do overtime if required 

 
Nationwide Skilled Trades is an Equal Opportunity Employer 
 

About Nationwide Skilled Trades, Inc.: 

Nationwide Skilled Trades is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are the driving force behind our success and reputation for providing top talent amongst skilled tradesmen and tradeswomen to the clients that we serve. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering commitment to ethics and values.  
 

 

 

Job Description  

Fabricate, assemble, and install large metal structural parts to include plates, bulkheads, strong backs, turnbuckles, and come along. Aligns parts in relation to each other. Tacks and welds foundation and structural members. Performs lay out work according to blueprints or reference lines. Marks location of holes to be drilled, drives wedges and installs temporary fasteners to hold part in place for welding or riveting. Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position. 

 

Responsibilities 

•Fabricate, assembles, and install large metal structural parts to include plates, bulkheads, strong backs, turnbuckles, and come along 

•Aligns parts in relation to each other 

•Tacks and welds foundation and structural members 

•Performs lay out work according to blueprints or reference lines 

•Marks location of holes to be drilled, drives wedges and installs temporary fasteners to hold part in place for welding or riveting 

•Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position 

 

Qualifications 

• A minimum of 3 years of Shipfitter experience 

• OSHA 10-Hour Maritime Certificate 

• Comprehensive understanding of ship repair terminology and ship compartment location nomenclature 

• Possess a working knowledge of and be able to take measurements using the Metric and Imperial measurement systems 

• Be able to comprehend instructions, drawings, and general correspondence in English 

• Ability to effectively confer job related information to the structural supervisor and small groups 

• Ability to read and interpret structural drawings (including weld symbols), sketches, specifications, and NavSea standard items and Navy damage control diagrams 

• Physical/Medical – Successfully pass a Drug and Alcohol Screening 

• Must be Physically and Medically qualified to wear required Personal Protective Equipment for the trade 

• Must be able to lift 50+ pounds, bend, stretch, and stand for extended periods of time, climb stairs, ladders, reach, twist, work at elevated heights and small spaces 

• Must be able to successfully complete welding certification exams 

• Must possess or be eligible to get a DBIDS (Defense Biometric Identification) 

• Have flexible schedule, be able to work any shift (1st, 2nd, or 3rd) and do overtime if required 

 
Nationwide Skilled Trades is an Equal Opportunity Employer 
 

About Nationwide Skilled Trades, Inc.: 

Nationwide Skilled Trades is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are the driving force behind our success and reputation for providing top talent amongst skilled tradesmen and tradeswomen to the clients that we serve. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering commitment to ethics and values.  
 

 

 

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