Ship Fitter

Date Posted:02/13/2019

Location:San Diego, CA



Join the ULG Marine team as a Shipfitter!



Job Description includes:


  • 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,

  • Responsibilities to include tacking and fitting of bulkheads, railings, foundations, deck plating and other structural members. Assembles, cuts and grinds metal structural parts to include plates, bulkheads, strong backs, turnbuckles, etc.,

  • Aligns parts in relation to each other. Performs layout work according to blueprints or reference lines. Marks location of holes to be drilled, drives wedges and installs temporary fasteners to hold parts in place for welding or riveting,

  • May perform fabrication work inside shop. Performs related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.


Requirements for This Job are:


  • Must have your own tools,

  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in a shipyard/industrial environment,

  • Must understand the layout of a ship with compartment identification knowledge,

  • Must be able to read blueprints and perform layouts,

  • Must pass written and hands-on weld tack test: - Tack Test includes: Flux Core and Stick T1 test on Carbon steel. Demonstrate ability to burn with a torch. Each test includes 2G, 3G and 4G positions- Written/Blueprint exam,

  • Basic reading, writing and math skills,

  • Must be able to use hand tools and power tools safely and efficiently,