Tradesmen International, Inc. Ship Fitter (Tack and Burn) in NORFOLK, Virginia
If you are a Ship Fitter and want to be a part of the nation’s elite marine skilled workforce, this is your chance to advance your career.
Tradesmen International is proud employ America’s best marine-dedicated craftsmen. If you are a marine-experienced craftsman who emphasizes safety, productivity and superior craftsmanship, we want you to join our team.
We are recognized internationally as a leading source for reliable, skilled craftsmen with thousands of employees serving the world’s best shipyards and yacht builders. With hundreds of active partners, we have plenty of great shipyard employment opportunities. We offer consistent work, top pay, benefits, and safety training to our employees.
Lays out and fabricates metal structural parts, such as plates, bulkheads, and frames, and braces them in position within hull of ship for riveting or welding: Lays out position of parts on metal, working from blueprints or templates and using scribe and hand tools
Locates and marks reference lines, such as center, buttock, and frame lines
Positions parts in hull of ship, assisted by RIGGER
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 or riveting
Installs packing, gaskets, liners, and structural accessories and members, such as doors, hatches, brackets, and clips
May prepare molds and templates for fabrication of nonstandard parts
May tack weld clips and brackets in place prior to permanent welding
May roll, bend, flange, cut, and shape plates, beams, and other heavy metal parts, using shop machinery, such as plate rolls, presses, bending brakes, and joggle machines
Single 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.
Ability to comprehend fractional dimensions as with the use of a ruler.
Ability to layoff piece parts for fabrication and assembly.
Ability to 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).
Candidates must pass a seven year federal background check
Cadidiates must pass a hair folicle drug screen
Tradesmen International, America’s elite skilled labor force, is seeking experienced Ship Fitters to join our team. We are recognized internationally as a leading source for reliable, skilled ship fitter with thousands of employees across North America. With more than 5,000 active clients we have a plenty of great opportunities for skilled ship fitters that want to be the best in their field. We offer consistent work, top pay, benefits, and employment opportunities in most major markets throughout North America.
In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with us.
Dental and vision plan
Prescription drug plan
401(k) profit-sharing savings plan
Tool purchase programs
Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability
Req ID 2018-163871
Category Marine Trades - Shipfitter/Repair - New Construction