1st Class Shipfitter

  • Template creation
  • Working with presses, floor shaping, forming plates, shaping from templates, marking symbols, doors, hatches and scuttles, rolls, presses and blacksmith shop
  • Laying out blueprints and outfitting items
  • Laying out blueprints, checking and fitting materials, tack welding of various sub-assemblies peculiar to the panel line and shell area such as decks, bulkheads, side shells
  • Working on ship ways with the erection of units and installation of structural items
  • Installation of structural outfit items, doors, ladders, foundations
  • Effective sequencing of assembly and fitting
  • Correct use of heating torches in plate heat straightening and shrinkage
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Shop and field fabrication
  • Adherence to industry codes, regulations, and specifications
  • Comprehend blueprints, sketches, and templates
  • Tack welding
  • Install simple systems without templates and blueprints
  • Bulkhead and deck inserting
  • Riveted and deck inserting
  • Read and understand the Chemist and Competent Persons report and determine if job sites, particularly those involving combustible material, are safe for personnel and hot work
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Understand and act upon instruction
  • Work independently to complete responsibilities

Qualificatons

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 5 or more years' experience in shipyard repair work.
  • Technical training preferred
  • Willing and capable of working on government and commercial vessels
  • Enter and move through manholes to reach and work internally confined spaces

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