Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Colonna's West Operations Department.
We are pleased to accept resumes for a 1st Class Outside Machinist.
This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our San Diego, CA location.
Ability to apply basic machine shop math
Demonstrates layout proficiency
Disassembles various types of equipment and machinery common to maritime vessels and/or general industry including but not limited to pumps, valves, winches, gear boxes
Assists in determining repairs and required to bring equipment to rebuilt status
Proficient at setup and operation of drill presses
Applies knowledge of materials including but not limited to bronze, brass, steel (mild and heat-treated), and stainless steels in fabrication and repairs
Responsible for the application and care of all standard shop measuring and hand tools
Properly cares for and safely uses hand and power tools and all company property
Works with other crafts
Overhaul, maintenance, testing of pumps, valves, turbines, condensers, shafts, rudders, winches
Lays out passage holes on bulkheads, decks,Â and other surfaces for connections, such as shafting and steam lines
Installs below deck auxiliaries, such as evaporators, stills, heaters, pumps, condensers, and boilers and connects them to steam pipe systems
Remove, repair, modify or overhaul various types of marine shipboard equipment and system such as valves, pumps, hydraulics, turbines, reduction gears, generators, anchor windlass and steering gears
Set up and operate portable machining tools and equipment
Troubleshooting and repairing a variety of mechanical equipment may include ANSI pumps, various types of compressors, blowers, fans, gearboxes, extruders, mixers, agitators, and blenders
1st Class Journeyman credentials
Candidate must possess 3-5 or more years' experience as a marine outside machinist.
Dry dock experience on shafts, rudders, stabilizers, and propellers is preferred.
Able to dissemble, repair, and install various types of equipment and machinery such as pumps, valves, winches, and gear boxes.
Capable of reading and interpreting blueprints and schematic drawings.
Must have own tools
Ability to work at heights, in confined spaces and observe ships working protocol.
Position compensation is based on experience.
Our benefits include:
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Annual performance evaluations and service pay increases
Free and close proximity parking
All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.
Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
EOE / M / F / DISABILITY / VET
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.
Category: Outside Machinist
NOTE: The following descriptions is a GENERAL OVERVIEW of this career, and not a description of a particular job posting.
An outside machinist installs and repairs equipment, sets up and handles manufacturing machinery and ensures that production equipment is adequate and functional. The machinist also operates machines manually or through control mechanisms, inspects equipment and materials and communicates with co-workers, subordinates and superiors.
An Outside Machinist's typical duties include:
- Disassembling or dismantling valves or pumps, inspecting for wear and assessing replacement need, then re-assembling
- Installing stanchions and hand rails for gratings and ladders
- Installing piping for steam, exhaust, suction, discharge, heating, and/or refrigeration
- Dismantling, inspecting and repairing deck machinery, main engines, generator governors, and/or turbines
- Running horizontal and vertical lines for alignment of engines
- Overhauling and repairing refrigerating machinery
Most outside machinist careers require a high school diploma, as well as training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, and/or an associate's degree.
Outside machinists usually need one or two years of on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be available.
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is typically required. Outside Machinists generally have a broad background in diesel repair and maintenance.