1st & 2nd Class Shipfitter and Pipe Welder - Per Diem

C.A. Jones, Inc. | Norfolk, VA

Posted Date 5/22/2020
Description

C.A. Jones is seeking for 1st and 2nd class shipfitters and 1st & 2nd class pipe welders for naval projects currently underway Norfolk & Newport News, VA. Welders will be required to obtain weld certifications in stick and flux core processes (must certify in all positions). Shipfitters will be required to pass torch testing.

Description

  • 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 hand tools.
  • Locates and marks reference lines, such as center, buttock, and frame lines.
  • Positions parts in hull of ship, assisted by RIGGER.
  • Aligns parts in relation to each other, using jacks, turnbuckles, clips, wedges, and mauls.
  • Marks location of holes to be drilled and installs temporary fasteners to hold part in place for welding or riveting.
  • Installs packing, gaskets, liners, and structural accessories and members, such as doors, hatches, brackets, and clips.
  • May prepare molds and templates for fabrication of nonstandard parts.
  • May tack weld clips and brackets in place prior to permanent welding.
  • 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.

Job Requirements

  • Must have a least 3 years shipyard experience.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

Position Requirements

  • Must be able to work at heights.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather conditions.
  • Must be available to work all 3 shifts as required.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.
  • Must be able to work in confined and enclosed spaces.

Education And Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen

Skills

  • Must have experience setting up, troubleshooting, and utilizing weld machines.
  • Must have experience laying out and measuring utilizing the metric system.
  • Must have experience working with blueprints.
  • Must have experience working with hand tools.
  • Must have experience working with overhead cranes to include safe rigging of equipment to be lifted.

We Offer

Competitive Wages (Qualified non-locals will be eligible to receive an hourly rate plus per diem)

Holiday Bonuses

Vacation Bonuses

Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance

401K

 

Per Diem
Per Diem Offered

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