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Forklift /JLG Heavy Equipment Operators

Seeking experienced Forklift/JLG Operators; multiple positions! *Must pass drug and background screening *Must be U.S. Citizen *Must be 18 years of age or older EOE

Category: Skilled and Entry Level Shipyard Labor

NOTE: The following description is a GENERAL Overview of this career and not a description of a particular job posting.

The path to a shipyard career often begins with a position as a Firewatch, Trade Helper or Apprentice. Apprentice programs are rigorous and workers are often more successful if they begin in an entry-level position forst to obtain some key critical skills and knowledge such as:
- Learning the words and terms used in shipyards that aren't used in oher workplaces
- Learning about basic tools and their proper use
- Learning about the variety of trades jobs available so the worker can choose a position best suited to their interests
These occupations usually require a high school diploma.

Job Training: Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Candidates must have 6-8 years of experience in their trade for first class tradesmen positions.

Entry-level jobs require a minimum of 6-12 months experience working in a shipyard environment.

Company Information

Shipyard Staffing, LLC
635 Maltby Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23504
Phone: 757-366-9300

Application Information

635 Maltby Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23504
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