Job Description


The Shipfitter Must possess knowledge, skills, and abilities sufficient to assemble, modify, lay out, fabricate, repair and install plates, shapes and/or pipe to be used to form a part of a structural assembly in connection with ship alteration and repair. The following is a list of typical work that a Shipfitter might be asked to perform:<br>

  *   Lays out work from written and verbal instructions. Employs appropriate trade methods to ensure watertight integrity on hulls of metal ships.<br>

  *   Manufactures and installs interior and exterior structural items.<br>

  *   Repairs and/or removes and replaces damaged ship structures and fittings.<br>

  *   Understands and utilizes appropriate trade methods to create structural weldments and fittings.<br>

  *   Manufactures and installs parts and assemblies from templates.<br>

  *   Prepares surfaces for welding, burning, riveting and lays out for holes to be drilled utilizing miscellaneous hand, electric, and pneumatic tools. Measures with various precision instruments as required.<br>

  *   Coordinates and arranges for the work of several trades in connection with performing work from information received from technical work documents, blueprints, specifications, written and/or oral instructions.<br>


<center>* Must pass background and drug screenings<br>

* Must be U.S. Citizen<br>

* Must be 18 years of age or older<br>


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