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[Machinist] Outside Machinist - Marine - Tampa

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$17.00 per hour/$120.00 per day worked in per diem if you live outside of 75 miles of Tampa.

$23.00 per hour if you live near the Tampa area.

Nationwide Skilled Trades is looking to hire a full-time Outside Machinist.


3 years of machining experience (preferred)
General knowledge about ships and machinery
Knowledge about gearboxes
Ability to rig any and all props, shafts, generators, pumps, and engines
Ability to align pumps to motors
Ability to remove and reinstall generators
Ability to take readings on props, shafts, and bearings
Ability to pass a drug screen
Ability to pass background test
Have basic hand tools
Ability to pass test administered by client
Shipyard experience is preferred.


This full-time machining position works 40+ hours per week. The 1st shift typically runs from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM and the 2nd shift from 4:30 PM to - 1:00 AM. Evenings and weekends are required when needed.

As an Outside Machinist, you are responsible for the assembly, installation, modification, and repair of various surface ship machinery and systems. You set up, service, repair, align, and test machines that operate on a mechanical and electro-mechanical basis. Skilled with precision measuring tools such as dial calipers, micrometers, and stack height gauges, you perform all machining tasks with exactness. After evaluating procedures, you recommend changes related to the efficiency of setup and production.

You perform major overhauls on and rebuild diesel, gas, and air compressors. You disassemble, reassemble, and test towing winch components, mooring winches, capstans, and anchor windlasses as well as hydraulic and mechanical cranes. Additionally, you remove and reinstall generators. You also perform all types of major alignments on components such as gearboxes and engine shafts. You get great satisfaction out of doing your part to ensure that marine vessels operate smoothly and safely!

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract

Pay: $17.00 per hour

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