Trade Team | Norfolk, VA

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Posted Date 4/02/2024

Trade Team is hiring Shipfitters!

Location -Norfolk, VA

Job Type: Contract

Long Term position -More than 6 months

Salary: $26.50 per hour

Non Local Salary- $23.00 plus $120.00 perdiem

Hour Schedule-

1st shift -7:00am to 3:30pm

2nd shift- 3:30pm to 12:00am

10/12 -hours- Daily Schedule

50/60 hrs per week

Assistance with a cash advance during the first 2 weeks

Health Insurance

Shipfitter JD

1) Lays out and fabricates metal structural parts, such as plates, bulkheads, and frames, and braces them in position within hull of ship for riveting or welding: Lays out position of parts on metal, working from blueprints or templates and using scribe and handtools.

2) Locates and marks reference lines, such as center, buttock, and frame lines.

3) Positions parts in hull of ship, assisted by RIGGER.

4) Aligns parts in relation to each other, using jacks, turnbuckles, clips, wedges, and mauls.

5) Marks location of holes to be drilled and installs temporary fasteners to hold part in place for welding or riveting.

6) Installs packing, gaskets, liners, and structural accessories and members, such as doors, hatches, brackets, and clips.

7) May prepare molds and templates for fabrication of nonstandard parts.

8) May tack weld clips and brackets in place prior to permanent welding.

9) May roll, bend, flange, cut, and shape plates, beams, and other heavy metal parts, using shop machinery, such as plate rolls, presses, bending brakes, and joggle machines.

Must have reliable transportation

Must pass a pre-employment physical and drug test

Must have own tools

Test- Welding -Tack Flux Core -3 positions – horizontal/vertical/overhead

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $26.50 per hour

Expected hours: 50.00 – 60.00 per week



  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance




  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift


Ability to Relocate:


  • Norfolk, VA: Relocate before starting work (Required)
Salary23.00 Hour
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Project length
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