MK Industries | Marinette, WI

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Posted Date 5/18/2023

MK Industries is hiring 1st Class Shipfitters in Pascagoula, MS


Why choose us?

MK Industries knows a company’s success begins with its employees, and your success begins with the right career move. With 25+ years of experience, we have grown to become an industry leader in the staffing and recruiting space.

Coast to Coast, we got you! For the past 25+ years, we have employed thousands of exceptional employees while partnering with top clientele in every industry nationwide.

MK Industries is urgently hiring skilled trades to join the MK team fulfilling hours throughout the area. Partner with your assigned Staffing Manager to gain access to available hours & ensure your needs are being met!

Start Date: ASAP

*INCREASED* Pay Ranges: $38.00 per hour, based on experience plus $137.52 a day per diem, non-local

Job Description

A Shipfitter, also referred to as a Journeyman Shipfitter or a Boilermaker, is responsible for various tools and equipment used in the fabrication, assembling, and erection of metal components at the various stages in constructing a marine vessel.


Shipfitters will be required to work either day or night (various shifts), dependent upon the number of ships under construction at any one point in time. Shipyard production areas involve working at different heights, confined spaces, all weather conditions. We stress the practice of working safely in all situations.

•    Minimum 3 years of trade experience

•    Basic math, reading, and comprehension skills

•    Read and interpret blueprints utilizing both metric and standard measurements

•    Knowledge of the layout, fit-up, and steel plate and beam fabrication.

•    Experience with various trade-specific tools such as hand torch, hydraulic and ratchet jacks, levels, grinders, squares, metric and standard tape measures, and plumb equipment.

•   Flux core and Stick tacking


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Consistent Work
  • Industry-leading pay
  • People First Culture
  • Weekly Pay

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MK Industries is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.


Salary38.00 Hour
Fitter (Ship/Sprinkler)
Per Diem
Per Diem Offered
Per Diem Amount
Hrs per week
Project length
6+ mos

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