Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: Newport News
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 23606
Shipfitters needed for new construction aircraft carrier work in Newport News, VA. This is a long term opportunity.
Four years of commercial/naval experience as a first class Shipfitter.
1. Single Pass Tack Welding.
2. Burning-Oxygen/Propane Burning Torch.
3. Heating-Oxygen/Propane Heating Torch.
4. Ability to comprehend complex structural assembly drawings, blueprints, and sketches to include weld symbols, material types, datum and reference lines.
5. Ability to comprehend fractional dimensions as with the use of a ruler.
6. Ability to layoff piece parts for fabrication and assembly.
7. Ability to assemble structural piece parts in accordance with specifications in a quality manner.
8. Experience working in a physically demanding environment (shipbuilding, steel fabrication, etc.).
9. Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry.
10. Use vibratory tools (grinders and needle guns).
1. Rigger/Material Handling
2. Optical instrument experience (Level, Transit)
3. Shipwright / Erect & Set experience.
4. Tank Testing
5. Air Carbon Arc Gouging
6. Mobile equipment operation (JLG, Scissor Lift, etc.)
Tack Welding Qualification:
All Shipfitters will be required to pass a Single Pass Tack Welder Qualification Test upon reporting for the first day of work. This test will be:
A. Using the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Process.
B. With MIL-10718-M (A-5A) Filler Metal of MIL-E-22200/1.
C. In both the Vertical Up (3F) and Overhead (4F) positions.
Must be able to work all shifts. Must have reliable transportation.
Must be a US Citizen. Must be able to pass a background check and hair follicle drug test.
Resumes are required for consideration.
This position offers:
* Long Term work opportunity
* Overtime on an as needed basis
* Per Diem for qualified candidates (permanent residence must be over 75 miles outside of shipyard)
* Total compensation (hour plus per diem)- up to $40.00/hr. TOTAL
* Health Insurance
* Vacation Bonus
* Holiday Bonus
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