Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Gas Free Department.
We are pleased to accept resumes for 1st class Gas Free Mechanics for 1st and 2nd shifts.
This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA.
Check tanks to make sure properly inspected for hazardous materials
Ensure that the right equipment is on site for the task that needs to be accomplished.
Remove contamination from tanks in a safe and efficient manner using shovels, squeegees, brooms, scrapers, hoses, water and solvent
Sweeps up debris and sludge into buckets or wheelbarrows or down chutes
Wash bilge's tanks: remove gas, water, and oil from vessels and fixing blocked pipes
Open or help with the opening of deep well inspection covers in as safe manner
Exercise proper procedures for confined spaces
Will climb into tanks via vertical ladder or inclined ladder (average 50-60ft)
Operator and maintain boilers at Gas Free shop
Assist in clean up of oil spills
Clean and dispose of hazardous and non hazardous materials, gas, sludge, oil, etc. throughout the shipyard
Will prepare tank for cleaning and setting up lights, air hoses, and pumps. Setting up pumps requires pulling hoses to position and hook up to pump and slop tanks
Must have 3+ years of shipboard Gas Free experience
Must be able to work either 1st or 2nd shift
Must be able to work overtime if requested
Must have experience driving flatbeds, operating a vacuum truck, and daily cleaning of tanks
Properly inspect tanks for hazardous materials, endure the proper equipment is on site so tasks may be accomplished
Perform all gas free essential duties on all types of commercial and government vessels
Clean driving and criminal record may be required to gain access into jobsites