Tradesmen International, Inc. Ship Fitter in NORFOLK, Virginia

Description

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All NNS/NNI job offers are contingent on the candidate clearing a hair follicle drug test and a 10 year background check verification. Candidates cannot have any felonies or violent misdemeanors on their record, and they must be a US person to be eligible. Please note that the BGC covers a 7yr employment verification that must be as accurate as possible. All positions are offered time and a half for overtime hours worked.

If you are a Ship Fitter and want to be a part of the nation’s elite marine skilled workforce, this is your chance to advance your career.

Tradesmen International is proud employ America’s best marine-dedicated craftsmen. If you are a marine-experienced craftsman who emphasizes safety, productivity and superior craftsmanship, we want you to join our team.

We are recognized internationally as a leading source for reliable, skilled craftsmen with thousands of employees serving the world’s best shipyards and yacht builders. With hundreds of active partners, we have plenty of great shipyard employment opportunities. We offer consistent work, top pay, benefits, and safety training to our employees.

Requirements

All NNS/NNI job offers are contingent on the candidate clearing a hair follicle drug test and a 10 year background check verification. Candidates cannot have any felonies or violent misdemeanors on their record, and they must be a US person to be eligible. Please note that the BGC covers a 7yr employment verification that must be as accurate as possible. All positions are offered time and a half for overtime hours worked.

Shipfitter (Tack&Burn)

Experience:

Four years of 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.

  1. Ability to comprehend fractional dimensions as with the use of a ruler.

  2. Ability to layoff piece parts for fabrication and assembly.

  3. Ability to assemble structural piece parts in accordance with specifications in a quality manner.

  4. Experience working in a physically demanding environment (shipbuilding, steel fabrication, etc.).

  5. Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry.

  6. 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:

  1. Using the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Process.

  2. With MIL-10718-M (A-5A) Filler Metal of MIL-E-22200/1.

  3. In both the Vertical Up (3F) and Overhead (4F) positions.

The Welding School will administer the following tests:

  1. Single Pass Tack Weld consisting of:
  • One (1) hour practice

  • One (1) hour Vertical test

  • One (1) hour Overhead test

  1. Visual Inspection of Weld Level I
  • Six (6) hours.

Prior to performing work at Newport News all Shipfitters must successfully pass, without training, the above tests at the Newport News welding school.

Required Safety Training / Qualifications:

Leased Labor Provider Company (LLPC) shall provide employees who have completed the following safety training and /or medical clearance. Leased Labor Provider Company shall provide documentation (copy of training, records, medical clearances, etc.) on Company Letterhead to Newport News Environmental, Health and Safety Department (O27) for review and approval prior to assignment of employees to work at Newport News.

All Personal Protective Equipment (PPE*) is to be provided by the Leased Labor Provider Company. All Personal Protective Equipment provided by the Leased Labor Provider Company shall meet the requirements of OSHA and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and /or as specified by Newport News.

1.Confined space trained in accordance with OSHA Standards 29 CFR 1915 Subpart B.

2.Hazard communication trained in accordance with OSHA Standard 29CFR 1915.1200 (1910.1200) (h) – (1) through (3) (iv).

3.Respirator trained and qualified. A Respirator Medical Clearance Examination as required by a Physician. The Respirator Training and Fit Testing will meet the requirements of Standard 29CFR1910.134 and each individual shall be trained in a negative-pressure type

respirator, MSA COMFO CLASSIC. Newport News requires the use of a MSA COMFO CLASSIC Respirator only (approximate weight 12 oz.). Daily use of respirator may occur.

4.Fall Protection/Body Harness Training in accordance with the following OSHA Regulations; 29CFR1915.159, 29CFR1915.71 (j) (3), 29CFR1915.73 (d), and 29CFR1915.77 (c) training and qualification is required. Newport News highly recommends the vest-donning type of body harness instead of the step-into-type body harness, with D-Ring in the back. Individuals must be trained (which includes having donned the body harness) with the same type harness that they are expected to wear on Newport News premises or on off-site Newport News work locations. Body Harness shall comply with the requirements of ANSI Z359.1.

5.Personal Protective Equipment (PPE*) training in accordance with OSHA Standards 29CFR 1915 Subpart I and Hearing Conversation 29CFT 1910.95 (i) (j) (k) (l).

  1. Non-prescription and prescription safety glasses must be of the type approved by Newport News and on the Newport News selection chart. A copy Newport News’ approved eyewear chart will be provided to the Leased Labor Provider Company upon request.

  2. Hard Hats must be WHITE in color with the Leased Labor Provider Company’s name and the individual's last name on the front of the hard hat. All Leased Labor personnel engaged in Welding must wear either the Fiber Metal Type 1 Class C or the MSA Skullgard Class A Hard Hat only.

8.Hearing protection must be of the muff type (banded or mounted) and must have been trained on their use. Newport News uses the Bilsom Leightning (model L1N).

9.Foot protection must be 8” safety boots or leather safety shoes w/spats.

10.Coveralls must be flame resistant with long sleeves.

  1. Audiometric testing which documents proof of individual worker’s hearing function. The Leased Labor Provider Company shall ensure those individuals performing audiometric testing meet requirements listed in OSHA Regulation 29CFR1910.95 (g) (3) and that the audiometric test results are fully explained to each individual by the testing firm. The individual shall sign the test reports as proof of having received verbal communication of the test results.

  2. The physical work effort expected is demanding. The temperature and humidity extremes that may be encountered are the result of ambient temperature and humidity levels in the work area.

  3. Hexavalent Chromium medical examinations and clearances.

14.Full welding jacket.

  1. Welding shield leather bib.
  • PPE training means general requirements, eye and face protection, head protection, foot protection, hand and body protection, hearing protection, and body harness-personal fall arrest systems (PFAS) and position device systems.

Company Details

Tradesmen International, America’s elite skilled labor force, is seeking experienced Ship Fitters to join our team. We are recognized internationally as a leading source for reliable, skilled ship fitter with thousands of employees across North America. With more than 5,000 active clients we have a plenty of great opportunities for skilled ship fitters that want to be the best in their field. We offer consistent work, top pay, benefits, and employment opportunities in most major markets throughout North America.

In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with us.

  • Vacation Pay

  • Health insurance

  • Dental and vision plan

  • Prescription drug plan

  • Life insurance

  • Short-term disability

  • 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan

  • Incentive programs

  • Tool purchase programs

Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Recruiter Name

Lizeth Garcia Rivas

Location

US-VA-NORFOLK

Req ID 2018-185950

Category Marine Trades - Shipfitter/Repair - New Construction

Travel Yes

Location US-VA-NORFOLK