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Riley Power Group (RPG) is seeking Skilled Shipfitters (Tack & Burn) for a long-term position at Newport News Shipyard in Newport News, Virginia. We offer benefits, per diem and a highly-competitive salary. PRIOR NNS experience required.

Four years of commercial/naval experience as a first class Shipfitter.
Skills and other Requirements:
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).
Must pass all pre-employment screenings including: respirator physical and all med quals, hair follicle drug-screen and 7-year background check.

Optional Skills:
Rigger/Material Handling
Optical instrument experience (Level, Transit)
Shipwright / Erect & Set experience
Tank Testing
Air Carbon Arc Gouging
Mobile equipment operation (JLG, Scissor Lift, etc.)

Tack Welding Qualification:
Shipfitters will be required to pass a Single Pass Tack Welder Qualification Test consisting of:
Using the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Process.
With MIL-10718-M (A-5A) Filler Metal of MIL-E-22200/1.
In both the Vertical Up (3F) and Overhead (4F) positions.
The Welding School will administer Single Pass Tack Weld Test consisting of:
One (1) hour practice
One (1) hour Vertical test
One (1) hour Overhead test
Visual Inspection of Weld Level I
Six (6) hours.

RPG is a specialty welding company led by a seasoned management team with decades of applicable industry experience. RPG has a wealth of industry relationships and contracts that share a few common denominators: integrity, teamwork and safety. We are looking forward to hearing from you! To learn more or apply use our career portal: www.rileypowergroup.com or call 910-420-6999 ext. 2

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