Shipfitter Supervisor

Confidential Employer | Philadelphia, PA

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Posted Date 5/10/2024

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Shipfitter Supervisor


Job Location:  Philadelphia, PA

Long Term Project



$32.00 - $34.00 per hour

$150.00 Per Diem offered, if eligible

$400.00 Travel Pay


Job Summary:

Responsible for overseeing the shipfitting operations within a shipyard.  This role typically involves the following duties:


  • Supervising Shipfitters and other personnel involved in the constructions, repair, modification, and installation of shipboard hulls, bulkheads, or decks.
  • Reviewing project schedules and budgets during ship availabilities to ensure that assigned production work is complete on schedule and within budget.
  • Controlling labor and materials to support schedule milestone requirements.
  • Ensuring compliance with quality, safety, environmental, and health regulations and policies.
  • Rigging plates and equipment safely and being accountable for the completion of daily work assignments.
  • Installing and fitting parts on ships, locating positions of pieces by reference to various reference points, and installing necessary items like packing & gaskets.

 Must be technically proficient in task, work processes, and equipment operators, and capable of effectively conferring job-related information to the structural supervisor and small groups.  Will play a crucial role in participating in the planning process and may be involved in hands-on work alongside their team.


  • Minimum of 10 years’ professional experience: in shipyards with shipbuilding production or ship repair, in businesses with manufacturing of heavy steel structures, in the production of pressure vessels, boilers and other quality products.
  • Provable welding/shipbuilding technical knowledge
  • Several years of experience in the instruction of production teams
  • Several years of experience in the use of computers
  • Experiences with modern production machines and automated production lines, as well as modern building methods.

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Salary34.00 Hour
Per Diem
Per Diem Offered
Per Diem Amount
Hrs per week
Project length
24 months
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