Shipfitter

Date Posted:12/12/2018

Location:Newport News, VA


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If you are a shipfitter with shipyard experience and want to work for a wonderful company...we have the job for YOU!

 

United Labor Group proudly services clients all across the Nation. We have an outstanding reputation for being an industry leader in providing skilled craftsmen to projects all across the United States. We offer consistent work, competitive benefits, top pay and professionalism. Join our team TODAY!

 

Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Must be able to pass a 3 month hair follicle drug screen

  • Must be able to pass a 7 year criminal background check

  • Must be able to pass a hearing and visual test

 

Experience:
Four years commercial/naval experience as a first class Shipfitter.

Required Skills:
1. Single Pass Tack Welding.
2. Burning-Oxygen/Propane Burning Torch.
3. Heating-Oxygen/Propane Heating Torch.
4. Ability to comprehend complex structural assembly drawings, blueprints, and sketches to include weld symbols, material types, datum and reference lines.
5. Ability to comprehend fractional dimensions as with the use of a ruler.
6. Ability to layoff piece parts for fabrication and assembly.
7. Ability to assemble structural piece parts in accordance with specifications in a quality manner.
8. Experience working in a physically demanding environment (shipbuilding, steel fabrication, etc.).
9. Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry.
10. Use vibratory tools (grinders and needle guns).

Optional Skills:
1. Rigger/Material Handling
2. Optical instrument experience (Level, Transit)
3. Shipwright / Erect & Set experience.
4. Tank Testing
5. Air Carbon Arc Gouging
6. Mobile equipment operation (JLG, Scissor Lift, etc.)

Tack Welding Qualification:
All Shipfitters will be required to pass a Single Pass Tack Welder Qualification Test upon reporting for the first day of work. This test will be:
A. Using the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Process.
B. With MIL-10718-M (A-5A) Filler Metal of MIL-E-22200/1.
C. In both the Vertical Up (3F) and Overhead (4F) positions.

The Welding School will administer the following tests:
A. Single Pass Tack Weld consisting of:
• One (1) hour practice
• One (1) hour Vertical test
• One (1) hour Overhead test
B. Visual Inspection of Weld Level I
• Six (6) hours.

We Offer:

  • Paid Vacation

  • Paid Holidays

  • Matching 401K program

  • Hotel assistance

  • Referral Bonuses

  • Low Cost Health Insurance for you and your family)

  • Cash Advances

  • Weekly direct deposit to your checking account or our easy and convenient rapid pay card

  • Paid $300 bonus upon successful completion of a 30 day work period

 

ULGMarine is a skilled craft labor staffing company focused on workforce solutions for the Marine Industry from shipbuilding through repair. Our mission is simple: to build long-term relationships between our clients and our employees through trust, integrity and being the best at what we do. With over 30 years' experience, our depth of knowledge and commitment to the Marine industry is surpassed by none.

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