Weld America: Fitters (Part-Time/Project Based) job vacancy in Colonna’s Shipyard, Inc. – Jobs in Virginia

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Job Details
Company Name :
Colonna’s Shipyard, Inc.
Company Location :
Norfolk, VA 23523
Job Position :
Weld America: Fitters (Part-Time/Project Based)
Job Category :
Jobs in Virginia

Job Description :
Overview: Weld America a division of Colonna’s Shipyard, is hiring for experienced First Fitters for Part-Time, Project Based Employment.Responsibilities:

Complete lay-outs using drawings and/or templates and/or by picking up and developing the geometry required from lofting floor
Physical assembly in prefabrication and erection on the building site of individual structural elements or prefabricated panels and three dimensional sub-assemblies
Sequencing of assembly and fitting
Proficiency in use of tools and equipment such as: come-alongs, hydraulic jacks, wedges, dogs, speed wrenches, spiders, planes, saws, chainfalls, band-saws, turn buckles, grinders, sheers, press brakes, plate rollers, bending machines, operation of fork lift to perform functions inherent to the job
Some minor rigging ability not normally requiring the use of overhead cranes
Print reading ability
Tack welding with stick and semi-automatic welding equipment
Advanced level experience with the use of cutting torches and heat torches in plate heat- straightening and shrinkage
Ability to provide instructions to other Fitters
Some working knowledge with stainless steel and aluminum
Advanced knowledge and full qualification with the following:
Brackets, Angle stiffeners, Alignment, Collars, Liners, Doublers (slot weld), Forming & Flame Shrinking, Distortion Prevention/Correction, Templating & Targeting, Lay-out & Scribing, Non-tight member inserts, Bulkhead & deck inserts, Edge preparations (butt, corner, tee lap, and edge joints; single & double: square, bevel, “V”, “J”, “U”, and flare),Shell plating inserts & renewal, Shell plating (multi-strake renewals), Tack welding (steel- SMAW & FCAW), Tack welding (aluminum- GMAW), Fracture excavation techniques,
Water & oil stops, Joint considerations- transition and stress, Final cutting & beveling (hand torch), rat holes, scallops & compensation, shop and field fabrication for steel and aluminum
Burning testing, local air testing, commercial and government air testing, tank hydrostatic testing, Safe handling, use and storage of gasses, Safe work practices and PPE, Safe tank opening practices, Lock Out/Tag Out, Confined space practices, Respirator fit, Safety harness, Oil spill response, Safe welding practices (29 CFR) Hot work, Firewatch

*Burn, cut pipe, bend pipe

Tack weld with Carbon, Stainless Steel, Copper nickel, and Aluminum
Install simple systems without the use of blueprints and drawings
Understand functions of all systems and components
Understand corrosion prevention and grounding
Determine and apply joint and system tolerances
Ability to obtain a DBIDS is a PLUS
Have a Working knowledge with the following codes, regulations and specifications:
NAVSEA standard items, Coast Guard Standard Specifications, AWS guide for steel hull welding, AWS guide for aluminum welding

Have a General knowledge with:
NavSea TechPub 22D- weld joint design
NavSea MilStd 1689- fabrication- structural,
NavSea 0900-LP-001-7000 Silver Brazed systems
ABS Rules (2-4-1) Mat./Welding- hull Construction
ABS Rules (3-2-16) Hull Const. Weld Design
ABS Rules (4-6-1-7) Vessel systems- Piping
NSTM Chapter 505- Piping systems
ASME B16-5 Pipe Flanges abd Flanged Fittings
ASME B31.9 Pressure piping

Technical training preferred
Knowledge of and ability to use hand tools and instruments associated with the trade
Must be able to work effectively with others
Comprehend blueprints, sketches, and templates
Enter and move through manholes to reach and work in internally confined spaces
Must be a steady, reliable worker
Must be able to compared and follow simple instructions

Compensation & Benefits: Position compensation is based on experience.
Part-Time Employees are not eligible to recieve benefits.EEO:
Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


These are our VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry.
Job Type: Part-time

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