Advanced Shipfitter

Newport News, VA

Posted: 07/12/2019 Industry: Shipyard Job Number: 171581

JOB TITLE: Advanced Shipfitter PAY RATE: 37/hr, 120 per diem 

Experience: Four years of commercial/naval experience as a first class Shipfitter

Required Skills:

1. Multi-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)

11. Air Carbon Arc Gouging

12. Ability to use Work Packages and Drawings to plan and execute work

13. Ability to use Molded Lines and Ship Reference Lines to execute required work

14. Ability to Erect, Set and Makeup Complex-shaped Shell Plates

15. Ability to Erect, Set and Makeup Decks, Bulkheads, Longitudinals, trunks, etc

16. Ability to Install and Replace Hull Inserts and Penetrations, Ability to Install Miscellaneous and Complex Foundations.

Tack Welding Qualification:

All Shipfitters will be required to pass a Multi-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

The Welding School will administer the following tests:

A. Multi-Pass Tack Weld consisting of: One (1) hour practice One (1) hour Vertical test One (1) hour Overhead test

B. Visual Inspection of Weld Level I Six (6) hours

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Craft Recruiting Group

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