Outside Machinist; Advanced Weapons Elevator

Tradesmen | Newport News, VA

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Posted Date 12/04/2023

Tradesmen International is immediately hiring experienced 1st Class Naval/Commercial Outside Machinists (Advanced Weapons Elevator) for projects located in and around Newport News, VA.  This is a full time opportunity with a pay range of up to $27.31/hour based on experience plus $120/Per Diem to Travelers 60+ miles from the job site.  If you are a Naval/Commercial Outside Machinist, 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:

  • Marine Work on a Naval Yard Working on United States Naval Vessels
  • Installation of Aircraft Elevators
  • Operation of Lathe
  • Installation of Main Engine and Propulsion Plant Machinery and Equipment
  • Installation of Anchor Windlass/Mast/Antenna, Ballast Tanks, etc.
  • Operate a Cargo Crane as well as Portable Milling/Drill Machine
  • Install and Align Pumps & Motors (M-179 & JX)
  • Install Various Hydraulic Components


  • Minimum of 4 Years of Experience as a 1st Class Naval/Commercial Outside Machinist
  • Able to Work any Shift (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
  • US or Naturalized Citizen
  • Pass Drug Screen and Background Check
  • Experience with the Following
    • Advanced Weapons Elevators
    • Working Knowledge of Shipbuilding Terms




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:

  • Tradesmen+ Rewards Program – earn points for hours worked
  • 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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Salary27.31 Hour
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