Ship Fitter 2nd Class
Ship Fitter 2nd Class
This position is responsible for performing steel and aluminum structural work in all stages of repair and modernization of marine vessels including US Naval Vessels, Military Sealift Command, and commercial ships and barges under the supervision of a supervisor and/or journeyman / 1st Class shipfitter. The position requires a working knowledge of procedures, strong mechanical aptitude and ability and be able to follow directions. The individual must possess experience in the trade, knowledge of ship terminology, blueprint reading, measurements, and the ability to interpret job specifications and drawings.
- Ability to comprehend instructions, drawings, and general correspondence.
- Comprehensive understanding of ship repair terminology and ship compartment location nomenclature.
- Be physically and medically capable of wearing all required personal protective equipment (PPE) required for the job as prescribed under OSHA standards. PPE includes hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe shoes, goggles, respirator, safety harness, safety line, flotation gear, etc.)
- Ability to write a Condition Found Reports (CFR) describing the material condition of the ship as it pertains to the assigned work.
- Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
- Ability to read and interpret structural drawings, including weld symbols.
- Understand the procedures for fabricating templates, squaring plates, scribing in structures, and installing perpendiculars on ships in accordance with drawings, specifications, or sketches.
- Ability to safely and effectively use an oxy-acetylene torch for cutting and washing.
- Welding experience: SMAW (S-11A) (fillet) FCAW (S-1) (fillet) GMAW (S-25) (fillet).
- Experience using hand and power tools safely including but not limited to mauls, grinders, circular and reciprocating saws, and hand and magnetic drill.
- Understand the operation of shop fabrication equipment, including shears, punches, and brakes.
- Possess a basic understanding of the aluminum 5XXX process.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals using US customary measurement system.
- Possess a working knowledge of, and be able to take measurements using the metric system.
- Must have four (4) years or related experience, with two (2) years in the maritime industry.
- Must have OSHA 10 and fore watch training.
- Must be DBIDs eligible.