Ship Fitter

Hutco, Inc. | Newport News, VA

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Posted Date 6/27/2024
Description HUTCO, INC.

Position: Shipfitter

Job Location: Norfolk, VA

Hutco Branch: Portsmouth, VA

Rate of Pay: $23.00 to 27.00 per hour ( per diem available for those who qualify)


We are currently looking for good shipfitters who have 2 to 3 years' experience in the shipyard. You have to be prompt and have reliable transportation. You must be knowledgeable in layouts or plates, pipes, and structural shapes, including flat layouts and complex layouts involving projection and compound angles.

  • Must be able to obtain a government facility security pass (DBIDS)
  • Must have standard tools for a ship fitting.
  • Able to work different shifts.
  • Must have good knowledge of shipboard spaces.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must have knowledge of WAFs.
  • OSHA 10 Maritime & Firewatch Training
  • Must be able to pass a seven-year background check w/ No Felonies
  • Must pass drug test and E-Verify.
  • Personal Protective Equipment: Hard Hat, Steel Toe Safety Boots, Safety Glasses, Gloves
  • Be capable of assembling foundation, deck houses, and specialized structures for all areas of the ship
  • Must know the guidelines of 5S and be aware of the standard items
  • Have knowledge of ship related nomenclature and able to locate structures in relationship to frames, longitudinal stringers, centerlines etc.
  • Must know weld symbols and how they apply to material preparation for welding
  • Must have skills to include tack welding, burning, use of various power tools such as shears, saws, presses, etc.
  • Be capable of making templates as needed for fabrications and or installation of ship structures

A limited benefit plan is available to Hutco, Inc. employees through Essential Staff Care. Available plans include:
  • Medical / Prescription
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Short Term Disability Benefits
  • Term Life Benefits
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Benefit

Apply Online or at the Newport News Branch:

728 High Street

Portsmouth VA, 23704

Call us at (757) 223-7680

Contact: Vernita Rigsby

Hutco, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Salary25.00 Hour
Per Diem
Per Diem Offered

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