Sheet Metal Mechanic

Job Details

Sheet Metal Mechanic

Norfolk, Virginia




Job Description

Job Qualifications:

  • Should have knowledge of welding on different types of base metals (HY-80 & HY-100). 
  • Know the different wire and gas combinations. 
  • Should be proficient in using SMAW, GMAW and FCAW welding process. 
  • Quality of weld should be acceptable for N.D.T. should be able to weld steel, aluminum, copper nickel, stainless steel. 
  • Should be able to read weld gauges. 
  • Should be able to use hand tools.
  • Some guidance from supervision will be needed.
  • Must know standard item 1689 and the guide lines of 5 S.

Candidate Requirements: 

  • Must have 3-5 years of recent experience working in a shipyard as a Sheet Metal Welder. 
  • Must be able to pass all administered tests prior to being hired for the position. 
  • Must possess a good general knowledge of ship repair procedures and test requirements. 
  • Must possess a working knowledge of Sheet Metal Welding techniques. 
  • Must be able to comprehend instructions, drawings, and general correspondence. 
  • Must have a working knowledge of ship repair terminology and ship compartment naming convention. 
  • Must be physically and medically capable to wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE) required for the job as prescribed under OSHA standards. PPE may include hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe shoes, goggles, respirator, safety harness, safety line, flotation gear, etc. 
  • Must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident. 
  • Must be DBIDS eligible (pass a 7 year background check for military base access).

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