Combo Shipfitter / Stick Welder

Ameri-Force | Channelview, TX

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Posted Date 4/30/2024
Description
Shipfitter and Stick Welder position
 
  • 3+ years of ship yard experience is required
  • SMAW
    • Successfully pass a bend test in the 3G and 4G positions
  • SHIPFITTER
    • Must know how to lay out a piece of steel to a set of specifications.
    • Must know how to wash off a weld without causing any pits or blow-outs.
  • Proven experience as a shipfitter in the maritime industry.
  • Familiarity with shipbuilding standards and safety protocols.
  • Strong ability to read and interpret marine construction blueprints and drawings.
  1. Ship Fitting Duties:
    • Read and interpret blueprints and drawings for marine construction and repair.
    • Measure, mark, cut, shape, assemble and install metal parts and components for ship hulls, decks, and superstructures.
    • Utilize a variety of hand and power tools, including shears, chippers, and grinders.
    • Align and fit parts according to specifications, using jacks, turnbuckles, wedges, drift pins, and pry bars.
    • Inspect, repair, and maintain structural parts of ships.
    • Work with a variety of materials such as steel, aluminum, and composite materials.
  1. Welding Duties:
    • Use cutting torches effectively, minimizing the need for grinding.
    • Accurately read and use a tape measure to 1/16”.
    • Layout steel according to specific instructions.
    • Wash off welds properly to avoid pits or blow-outs.
 
Must be available for day and night shift
Salary23.00 Hour
Trade
Shipfitter
Per Diem
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