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Who we are: Trident Maritime Systems is an ISO certified leader in the Navy, Marine, and Off-Shore markets providing innovative Electro-Mechanical, HVAC/R, Fire Suppression, and Electric Propulsion Systems. We are currently expanding our staff of professionals to support and accelerate business growth. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a dynamic company with an excellent reputation throughout the Marine Industry. We offer a robust compensation package with competitive salary, fantastic benefits, paid time off, opportunity for growth, and much more. Summary Performs all tasks required to install bulkheads, ceilings, doors, windows, stairs and furniture in various types of vessels or other marine structures. The unfinished structure of a vessel is finished into living, work and leisure/recreation spaces. Essential Duties and Responsibilities – other duties may be assigned as required. Work assignments may vary and may include the following duties depending upon assignment. Installs or assists in the installation and/or construction of bulkheads, ceiling panels, doors and trim, windows, rails, hardware and any other related construction activities assigned by Supervisor. Installs or assists in the installation of insulation of compartment floors, ceilings or interior/exterior walls. Uses tools and equipment in an efficient and safe manner for daily activities. Installs or assists in caulking to windows, doors, wash basins and toilet and shower modules. Installs or assists in the installation of adhesives, tiles and carpeting of compartments. Reviews compartment blueprints and sketch system to assist in construction. May install or assist in electrical work such as: sizing, strapping and pulling of cable, installation and hook-ups on all lights, switches, equipment and power panels as required. Adheres to all Trident Maritime Safety rules and regulations. Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory responsibilities. Minimum Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience 1. High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent and experience using basic hand tools. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 1. Basic reading, writing and arithmetic skills are required 2. Familiarity with blueprints and drawings 3. Ability to read and interpret documents and instructions 4. Ability to take directions and follow instructions 5. Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly 6. Ability to work on beams, scaffolding, ladders and confined spaces 7. Ability to work a variety of assignments and locations on a daily or hourly basis. 8. Strong ability to be reliable, dependable and work as a team Preferred 1. Knowledge of welding and electrical is helpful 2. Basic carpentry and sheet metal skills 3. Shipyard experience This is a progression position encompassing four classes: 4th class, 3rd class, 2nd class, and 1st class. More complex duties and time in progression is required to move from one classification to another. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is sometimes exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Category: Sheet Metal Worker

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

Sheet Metal Workers plan, lay-out, fabricate, assemble, install, and repair sheet metal parts, equipment and products such as air-conditioning, heating, ventilation, and pollution control duct systems. They also work with fiberglass and plastic materials. Although some workers specialize in fabrication, installation, or maintenance, most do all three jobs. The sheet metal worker uses such hand tools as scribes, tri-squares, protractors, calipers, tape measures and scales(rulers). He/she will also operate various fabricating machines such as power shears, press brakes, forming rolls, and notchers. Sheet metal workers lay-out and bend prescribed allowances on said sheet metal, make angle-bends and notching of parts. The more senior Sheet Metal Workers will also be able to weld using electric and/or gas fed devices. Before assembling completed sheet metal, sheet metal workers check each part for accuracy using measuring instruments such as calipers and tape measures, and if necessary, finish the product by using hand rotary, tri-squares, or shears. After the parts have been inspected, workers fasten seams and joints together with welds (wire, gas, heli-arc and/or stick), bolts, cement, rivets, solder, specially formed sheet metal drive clips, or other connecting devices. Advanced sheet metal workers will be required to use various drafting skills, read blueprints, possess knowledge of, and be able to interpret plans and specifications, and also have a general ability to use advanced math such as trigonometry and geometry.
A career as a Sheet Metal Worker typically requires a high school diploma, and anywhere from a few months to one year of experience working with the required tools and skills, particularly in a marine environment. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed.