International Flooring and Protective Coatings (IFPC) are seeking a Scaffold Builders to become a part of our team!
*Position will entail building environmental containment tent enclosures onboard navy vessels.
• Assembling and dismantling of temporary scaffold structures.
• Coordinate transport of heavy materials via hoisting and lowering materials in a logical and organized fashion
• Complete visual equipment inspections
• Maintain a safe and clean work environment
• Track all equipment and supplies
• Interpret blueprints and work orders
• Perform other duties as assigned
• Ability to climb, walk, and work at high elevations
• Must have the ability to board various vessels to enter and/or work in confined spaces with limited visibility
• Ability to handle physical workload
• Must meet all physical and medical qualifications to wear proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
• Ability to prioritize and multitask
• Valid Driver’s License
• At least two (2) verifiable years of Scaffolding experience
• One (1) year shipyard experience
• Meet Federal Background Standards
• High School Diploma/GED
• Must be a team player willing to work outside scope of work when needed to complete projects.
Compensation is based on experience and skill level. Please present certification(s), if applicable, when submitting your resume for review. You can also view the employment section of our website for this or more opportunities at www.internationalflooring.com.
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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.