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1st Class Shipfitter

NSC Technologies is in immediate need of 1st Class Shipfitters. Shipfitters must be able to read and interpret blueprints, must be able to cut carbon plate using a torch accurately, and cut and wash a bevel. Shipfitters should be able to tack weld SMAW or FCAW. Shipfitter Requirements: Must have 3-6 years of Shipfitting experience and 3 years in Shipbuilding/Ship repair Needs to be able to read blueprints, do layouts, fabricate metal structural parts, components and entire structures Must be able to cut a carbon plate using a torch Tack weld using SMAW, FCAW, and GMAW Must understand how to Aluminum 5XXX process Must be able to pass a background check and pre-employment screening. OSHA Certified or willing to obtain training Must be able to obtain DBIDs for NAVY Base Access Testing Requirements: Must be able to pass Tac-Weld test FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO AMANDA.ALDERS@NSC-TECH.COM NSC Cares! At NSC Technologies, LLC our company culture is strong! You work hard for us and in return we want to provide you with as many benefits and resources as we can: Competitive pay Medical Coverage Dental Vision 401(k) Long Term Opportunities Direct deposit or Global Cash Card Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Training and Career Growth Opportunities The chance to be a part of an amazing team NSC Technologies is committed to connecting good people with good jobs! NSC is an innovative staffing firm that specializes in placing qualified skilled, technical and professional talent in virtually any market. Our meticulous dedication to Quality and Safety is a testament to our success. We are The Staffing Experts! NSC Technologies is a drug free company. NSC is an EOE AA/M/F/VHo/D. #NSCJOBS50 MA

Category: Shipfitter

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

Shipfitters will layout and fabricate metal structural parts such as plates, bulkheads, and frames within the hull of a vessel for riveting or welding. Shipfitters use such tools as shears, punches, drill presses, bending rolls, bending slabs, furnaces, saws, and metal presses up to 750 tons. Also, Shipfitters will need to be proficient in the use of Oxygen Acetylene cutting procedures, and have the ability to tack weld. Typical layout work will consist of preparing plates for shearing, planning and bench planning, angles for punching and shearing, making collars, brackets for installation, furnaced plate, airports and manholes. Typical installation tasks will be deck ladders, fittings for riggings, mooring equipment ventilating equipment, oil-tight hatches, dry cargo hatches and braces, king posts and masts, engine room floor plates, engine room grating, shell castings, stern frames, anchor handling, and stem casting. Fabrication assignments may consists of plumbing a transverse bulkhead, lifting a shell frame from a vessel, construction of and/or duplicating structural parts. The Shipfitter is familiar with such equipment as hydraulic jacks and pumps, steamboat ratchets, strongbacks, yokes, dogs and wedges, pneumatic tools and chalk lines.
Most shipfitter careers require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, and/or an associate's degree. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, and/or experience is required for these occupations, particularly in the use of career-related tools and work in a marine setting.

Company Information

NSC Technologies, LLC
500 Crawford Street
Ste 401
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Phone: 7579661826