Job Opportunities

Valve Mechanic


Type: Marine
Salary: Local and Non-Local Pay Rates
Primary Skill: 5 years or more experience in the shipyard
Location: Norfolk, VA
Summary: -Must be able to Install, repair, and maintain mechanical regulating and controlling devices, such as electric meters, gas regulators, thermostats, safety and flow valves, and other mechanical governors.

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Ship Fitter Leadsperson


Type: Marine
Salary: TBD
Primary Skill: Must have trade experience
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Summary: ESSENTIALFUNCTIONS AND PURPOSE

Lead, guides, coordinates, and supervises a team that may comprise of Production Supervisors, Working Supervisors, Team Leaders, Journey Level Workers, Trainees, Helpers, and Subcontracted Labor.

POSITION DEMANDS
•Reads and writes effectively; speaks with clarity and listens actively.
•Computes and reasons mathematically.
•Uses computers and networked systems when appropriate.
•Understands career opportunities and pathways; seeks professional growth.
•Commits to work; adapts and remains flexible; maintains ethical behavior; manages oneself efficiently; is professional.
•Familiar with customer specifications/contact specific requirements Interacts with others; promotes customer satisfaction; respects diversity; resolves conflicts.
•Thinks and solves problems; uses reference materials; uses organizing strategies; uses time and resources effectively.
•Understands company and organization policies and standards; knows products and services. Supports and commits to organization and the company’s
mission vision, and values.
•Places safety above production in performance of team activities.
•Has in depth knowledge of trade operations. Has completed appropriate trade certificate programs.
•Has specific knowledge of shipbuilding processes/procedures.

Must be able to climb on and around ships and walk to other yard areas. Requires extended period of standing and walking (75%). Daily inspections require climbing ladders, working at heights, walking on scaffolding, entering confined spaces, and observing workers using tools and equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to dust, fumes, chemical vapors and smoke. Spends up to 100% of time in an outdoor shipyard environment in all climates and shifts. Endures noise levels from moderate to extremely noisy (75%).

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES
•Plans, schedules, and monitors team activities. Evaluates team performance.
•Identifies problem areas and initiates corrective action. Reviews documentation and identifies deficiencies and potential problems.
•Adheres to schedule objectives, cost and quality. Complies with organization and company administrative procedures.
•Monitors performance to safety policies.
•Coordinates production with other Production Supervisors, Trades, Quality Assurance, and Management.
•Oversees Department activities. Monitors manning, schedules, and budget. Makes status reports daily/weekly.
•Makes Production Supervision assignments. Recommends personnel promotions and demotions.
•Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

NOTE: This is a TEMP to PERM position

Fax (757-398-2984) or email your resume

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Pipe Shop Supervisor


Type: Marine
Salary: TBD
Primary Skill: Must have trades experience
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Summary: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND PURPOSE

Lead, guides, coordinates, and supervises a team that may comprise of Production Supervisors, Working Supervisors, Team Leaders, Journey Level Workers, Trainees, Helpers, and Subcontracted Labor.

POSITION DEMANDS
•Reads and writes effectively; speaks with clarity and listens actively.
•Computes and reasons mathematically.
•Uses computers and networked systems when appropriate.
•Understands career opportunities and pathways; seeks professional growth.
•Commits to work; adapts and remains flexible; maintains ethical behavior; manages oneself efficiently; is professional.
•Familiar with customer specifications/contact specific requirements Interacts with others; promotes customer satisfaction; respects diversity; resolves conflicts.
•Thinks and solves problems; uses reference materials; uses organizing strategies; uses time and resources effectively.
•Understands company and organization policies and standards; knows products and services. Supports and commits to organization and the company’s mission vision, and values.
•Places safety above production in performance of team activities.
•Has in depth knowledge of trade operations. Has completed appropriate trade certificate programs.
•Has specific knowledge of shipbuilding processes/procedures.

Must be able to climb on and around ships and walk to other yard areas. Requires extended period of standing and walking (75%). Daily inspections require climbing ladders, working at heights, walking on scaffolding, entering confined spaces, and observing workers using tools and equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to dust, fumes, chemical vapors and smoke. Spends up to 100% of time in an outdoor shipyard environment in all climates and shifts. Endures noise levels from moderate to extremely noisy (75%).

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES
•Plans, schedules, and monitors team activities. Evaluates team performance.
•Identifies problem areas and initiates corrective action. Reviews documentation and identifies deficiencies and potential problems.
•Adheres to schedule objectives, cost and quality. Complies with organization and company administrative procedures.
•Monitors performance to safety policies.
•Coordinates production with other Production Supervisors, Trades, Quality Assurance, and Management.
•Oversees Department activities. Monitors manning, schedules, and budget. Makes status reports daily/weekly.
•Makes Production Supervision assignments. Recommends personnel promotions and demotions.
•Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

NOTE: This is a TEMP to PERM position

Fax (757-398-2984) or email your resume

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C7/C12/C13


Type: Marine
Salary: Local & Non-Local Pay Rates
Primary Skill: Certification is REQ.
Location: Norfolk, VA
Summary: Job Description:

-Must have current C7/C12/C13 Certifications

-Must be able to obtain a Rapid Gate Badge

-Must be able to pass a background and drug screening

-Must have reliable transportation

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CuNi Welders


Type: Marine
Salary: Local & Non-Local Pay Rates
Primary Skill: Shipyard experience
Location: Chesapeake, Virginia
Summary: Job Description:

Min of 5 years recent welding experience

Tig Stainless Steel - Carbon Steel

Must be able to pass a background and drug screening

Must have reliable transportation

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Riggers


Type: Marine
Salary: Local & Non-Local Pay Rates
Primary Skill: Marine Crane Experience
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Summary: Job description:

Must have 3 or more years Shipyard/shipboard experience

Must be able to pass a background and drug screening

Must have reliable transportation

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Outside Machinist Helper


Type: Marine
Salary: Local Rates
Primary Skill: Knowledge of Outside Machinist Skills
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Summary: Must have Shipyard/board experience

Knowledge of Outside Machinist trade

Must be able to obtain a Rapid Gate badge

Must be able to pass a background and drug screening

Must have a reliable transportation

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CNC Machinist


Type: Marine
Salary: Local & Non-local Rates
Primary Skill: Machinist
Location: Virginia
Summary: at least 5 years extensive experience in CNC vertical and horizontal milling machines and multi-axis CNC lathes.

Must be able to interpret and edit programs at the machine controls. Must possess own tools.

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Lead Mechanic Supervisor


Type: Marine
Salary: Local & Non-Local Rates
Primary Skill: 6-7 years supervisor experience
Location: Virginia

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Pipe Shop Handyman


Type: Marine
Salary: Local Pay
Primary Skill: 1 year Mechanical Experience
Location: NORFOLK, VA
Summary: Must have Shipyard Experience

Welding Experience a plus

Must be able to pass a drug screening

Must have reliable transportation

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Inside Machinist


Type: Marine
Salary: Local & Non-Local rates
Primary Skill: Manual and CNC experience
Location: Norfolk, VA
Summary: Journeyman Level

10 years experience with large pieces

Manual operation

Reverse engineering, some CNC, and large shaft experience

Able to operate lathes, milling machines, and drill presses.

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Diesel Mechanic


Type: Marine
Salary: Local & Non-Local Rates
Primary Skill: 5 YEARS SHIPYARD EXPERIENCE AS DIESEL MECHANIC
Location: Norfolk, VA
Summary: Must have 5 years of shipyard experience.

-Must pass a pre-employment drug test

-Must have or be able to obtain a Rapid Gate badge.

-Must have a current resume

-Must be familiar with OSHA regulations in the marine industry

-Must have mechanical knowledge of tools and machines.

-Must be able to determine engine conditions by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.

-Must be able to keep equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion.

-Must be able to correct deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, fuel, and hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages.

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Sheet Metal Worker


Type: Marine
Salary: Local & Non-Local Rates
Primary Skill: Have shipyard experience
Location: Hampton Roads and Jacksonville/Mayport, Florida
Summary: Required Skills:

Ability to comprehend complex ventilation assembly drawings, blueprints, and sketches to include weld symbols, material types, datum and reference lines.

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

Ability to lay off piece of parts for fabrication and assembly.

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

**Must be able to obtain Rapid Gate Badge

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Structural Welders


Type: Marine
Salary: Local & Non-Local payrates
Primary Skill: *** MUST HAVE 5 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE & CURRENT CERTS***
Location: San Diego,CA, Jacksonville/Mayport, Hampton Roads
Summary: Job Description

Must be able to accomplish various types of welding: Flux core, and Stick (MIG is a plus)

Must be able to pass standard weld test in three positions: Vertical, Horizontal and Overhead

Must understand heat requirements, amperages, voltages, pre-heats, inter-pass temperatures and post head requirements

Must be able to layout, burn, and prepare plate for installation

Must be familiar with filler wire controls, filler wire selection and acceptable weld preparation techniques

Must have working knowledge of weld procedural requirements, special requirements and safety requirements for the accomplishment of tasks

Must have own tools specific to trade

Must be pass a background screening

Must pass a Hair Follicle Drug screening test

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Shipfitters


Type: Marine
Salary: Local & Non-Local Rates
Primary Skill: *** MUST HAVE 6 YEARS OF SHIPYARD EXPERIENCE***
Location: Norfolk, Florida and San Diego, CA
Summary: 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.

Locates and marks reference lines, such as center, buttock,

and frame lines.Aligns parts in relation to each other, using

jacks, turnbuckles, clips, wedges, and mauls.

Marks location of holes to be drilled and installs temporary

fasteners to hold part in place for welding or riveting.

Installs packing, gaskets, liners, and structural accessories

and members, such as doors, hatches, brackets, and clips.

May prepare molds and templates for fabrication of

nonstandard parts.

May tack weld clips and brackets in place prior to permanent

welding.

May roll, bend, flange, cut, and shape plates, beams, and

other heavy metal parts, using shop machinery, such as

plate rolls, presses, bending brakes, and joggle machines.


Must Be Able to Read Blue Prints.

Must have Rapid Gate Badge or eligible for a Rapid Gate Badge

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Pipefitters


Type: Marine
Salary: Local & Non-Local Rates
Primary Skill: Have a Rapid Gate Badge or Eligible for one
Location: Jacksonville/Mayport, Florida
Summary: Read and interpret drawings and specifications to determine layout requirements

Must be able to silver braze, copper nickel, carbon steel & stainless steel

Cut openings for pipe using hand or power tools or machines

Install piping systems according to blueprints

Repair piping systems through replacement of defective pipes or joints through soldering, silver brazing, sweating, or welding

Must be able to pass a background and drug screening

Must have reliable transportation

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Outside Machinist


Type: Marine
Salary: Local and Non-Local Rates
Primary Skill: Must Have 5 Years Shipyard Experience.
Location: Jacksonville/Mayport, Florida
Summary: Must be able to read blue prints

Must be able to pass a Bevilng turntable test

Must be able to obtain a Rapid Gate Badge

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Alum MIG Welder


Type: Marine
Salary: Local & Non-Local Rates
Primary Skill: Must have at least 5 years or more shipyard experience
Location: Cheseapeake, Virginia & Jacksonville/Mayport, Florida
Summary: Must Have Experience In Flux Core And Stick Welding & welding

Mig Aluminum.

MUST HAVE AT LEAST 6 YEARS EXPERIENCE AS A STRUCTURAL WELDER; SHIPYARD EXP A PLUS

MUST BE U.S. CITIZEN

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Pipe Welder


Type: Marine
Salary: Local & Non-Local Rates
Primary Skill: Must have at least 6 years experience or more
Location: Hampton Roads,VA & Mobile, AL
Summary: Job Description:

Must be able to TIG Copper Nickel

Must pass multi-pass all position fillet and butt weld test using SMAW process

Must have ability to fuse inserts and weld carbon steel, stainless steel and copper nickel pipe using SMAW and GTAW

Must have ability to mirror weld using the SMAW and GTAW processes

Must have Oxygen/Propane Heating Torch experience

Must be familiar with OSHA regulations

Must pass a drug screen

Must have at least 6 years experience in the shipyards as a Pipe Welder

Must have reliable transportation

Must have clean background

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Insulators


Type: Industrial & Marine
Primary Skill: *** MUST HAVE 7 OR MORE YEARS OF EXPERIENCES***
Location: Jacksonville/Mayport, Florida
Summary: Seven or more years as a marine insulator applying stud mounted insulation on sub shell, decks, platforms, joiner bulkheads, and overheads.

Experience in the installation of drop overheads.


Install, remove, and repair molded insulation which includes fiberglass, calcium silicate, polyamide foam, and elastomeric (rubatex, armaflex) from pipes, bulkheads, components, and ventilation systems

Produce, repair, remove, and install portable (fiberglass) pads on various systems throughout various types of ships

Install, repair, and remove various deck coverings that include ceramic, quarry, and vinyl tile, concrete, under layment, and carpeting.

High quality workmanship is required, i.e., able to tape seams without excessive glue being trapped, able to fil all cuts in way of penetrations as close as possible, uses care to avoid applying adhesive on adjacent surfaces through the use of masking, drop cloths, etc.

Must be able to work in a physically demanding environment including confined spaces

Experience in use of a half-face negative pressure respirator

Must have reliable transportation

Must pass a drug screen

Must have a clean background

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Competent Person


Type: Marine
Salary: TBD
Location: Hampton Roads
Summary: at least 5- 6 years experience.

Ability to carry out instructions and perform tests as directed by the Marine Chemist

Knowledge about the structure, location, and spaces in which work is performed.

Ability to perform tests, calibrate and use test equipment, interpret test results, and maintain test records.

Ability to inspect, test, evaluate spaces, and determine the need for further evaluation by a CIH or CMC.

Visually inspect and test the following spaces to determine the atmosphere's oxygen content before employees enter the space.

Spaces that have been sealed.

Spaces containing, or that have previously contained, combustible or flammable liquids or gases.

Spaces containing or that have previously contained liquids, gases, or solids that are toxic, corrosive, or irritating.

Spaces that have been fumigated.

Spaces that contain, or that have previously contained, materials or residues of materials that create an oxygen-deficient atmosphere

Visually inspect spaces containing, or that have previously contained, combustible or flammable liquids or gases before employees enter the spaces to:

Determine the presence of combustible or flammable liquids within these spaces.

Test to determine the concentration of flammable vapors and gases within these spaces.

Visually inspect spaces containing, or that have previously contained liquids, gases or solids that are toxic, corrosive, or irritating before employees enter the space to:

Determine toxic, corrosive, or irritant residues within these spaces.

Test air concentrations for toxic, corrosive, or irritant materials within these spaces.

Test spaces before hot work and ensure that no concentrations of flammable vapors equal to or greater than 10 percent of the LEL exist

Dry cargo holds.

Bilges

Engine and boiler room spaces where a CMC or CGAP certificate is not required

Vessels and vessel sections for which a CMC or CGAP certificate is not require.

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