Job Description


Shift : ALL

Security Clearance: No Clearance




The Sheetmetal Mechanic is responsible for accomplishing work in accordance with work specifications safety, with the highest quality, in a professional manner. Regular, reliable attendance on-site is an essential function of the job.


POSITION DEMANDS: (Required Experience)


  • Must have experience working on Navy ships and have the ability to navigate a ship and understand compartment designation

  • Must meet all Journeyman 3 Sheetmetal Mechanic requirements.

  • Must be able to read and interpret mechanical drawings, layout, fabricate, install, and repair sheet metal products related to shipboard construction HVAC and habitability and have an excellent knowledge of the various types of metals and sizes.

  • Excellent knowledge of Habitability layout and installation of metal joiner (MJ) bulkheads, MJ doors, berths, galleys and office outfitting.

  • Operate press brake, hand brake, power rollers, hand rollers, general sheet metal fabrication equipment.

  • Write WAFs and hot work tickets and perform trade quality assurance work, with little to no supervision.




Reports to the Sheetmetal Shop Foreman / General Foreman.



Assembles ventilation runs in accordance with drawings, specifications and meet Navy shipboard standard detail requirements, with little to no supervision.

Ensure tank/compartment has an updated safe for hot work ticket and that requirements of the ticket have been met (ex., ventilation, lighting, safety equipment, etc.)

Ensure conditions of the tank/compartment have not changed since the ticket was written (ex., fuel run back, unsafe working conditions, etc.)

Write WAFs and hot work tickets and perform trade quality assurance work, with little to no supervision.

Ensure that any other safety issues are complied with that relate to the specific job being accomplished (ex., special staging, face shields for grinding, protective clothing for hot work related jobs, breathing apparatus with correct cartridges, etc.)

Ensure that you are trained for qualified for the work you are assigned to do (ex., JLG, forklift, welding, brazing, special electrical/mechanical repairs, etc.)

Operate required equipment for the job.

Ensure that you and personnel working under your direction are working safely and as productively as possible, maintaining quality control at all times

Ensure that job site is left in a safe and clean condition prior to departure

Ability to complete assignment with little to no supervision.


Must be able to access all Navy installations and other shipyards. Must have reliable transportation. Must be able to work aboard vessels, climb ladders, and work in tanks and confined spaces. Must be able to wear personal protective equipment. Must be able to work evening and weekend hours. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds of weight.


May require up to 30% travel.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

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