Tradesmen | Newport News, VA

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Posted Date 11/20/2023

Tradesmen International is immediately hiring experienced First Class Shipfitters for projects located in and around Newport News, VA.  This is a full time opportunity with a pay range of $38-45/hour based on experience plus $120/Per Diem to Travelers 60+ miles from the job site.  If you are a Shipfitter, and want to work alongside other proven craftsmen who emphasize safety, productivity and superior craftsmanship, this is your chance to advance your career! 

Job Scope:

  • Tack Welding using SMAW Process in both Vertical and Overhead Positions
  • Burning/Heating – Oxygen/Propane Heating Torch
  • Marine work on a Naval Yard Working on United States Naval Vessels


  • Minimum 4 years of Commercial/Naval Experience as a First Class Shipfitter
  • Ability to Pass Single Pass OR Multi-Pass Tack Welding Test using SMAW Process in Both Vertical Up (3F) and Overhead (4F) Positions
  • Ability to comprehend complex structural assembly drawings, blueprints, and sketches to include weld symbols, material types, datum, and reference lines
  • Available to Work Any Shift (1st, 2nd, 3rd).
  • US or Naturalized Citizen
  • Pass Drug Screen and Background Check




Company Details:

Tradesmen International not only offers consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we also provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry.

Our comprehensive benefits include:

  • Vacation Pay
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan
  • Incentive programs
  • Tool purchase programs & MORE!

Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

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