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Marine Grinder Linesman

Newport News, VA

Post Date: 12/20/2017 Job ID: 1173468 Industry: None Pay Rate: $27.31/hour

Position: Grinder/Linesman
Job Location: Newport News, VA
Hutco Branch: Newport News, VA
Rate Of Pay: $27.31 per hour straight time
$40.97 per hour overtime if available
Per Diem available for those who qualify

Currently seeking a Grinder/Linesman to work in Newport News, VA. To be considered for this Grinder/Linesman opportunity, you must have knowledge of equipment, work processes, and techniques used for this role including the ability to perform all functions of the position in conformity with applicable regulations and generally observed safety practices.

  • Grinder/Linesman applying for this position must have at least 1 year of experience.
  • Must pass written test that is based on blue print reading and measurements.
  • Must pass a weld test
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, pass drug test, Criminal Background and E-Verify.
  • Personal Protective Equipment:
Hard Hat, Steel Toe Safety Boots, Safety Glasses, Gloves


  • Heating - Oxygen/Propane Heating Torch.
  • Stud shooting.
  • Fire Watch.
  • Familiarity with welding and air carbon arc gouging.
  • Familiarity with setting-up welding equipment.
  • Experience working in a physically demanding environment (shipboard, sub-assemblies, ladders, staging, etc.).
  • Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry.
  • Linesman Qualification: All Linesmen will be required to demonstrate the above abilities The Welding School will administer the following tests: 1. Heater bar training (4 hours). 2. Stud shooting qualification (4 hours). 3. Plug /unplug electrical equipment qualification (5 hours). Prior to performing work, all Linesmen must successfully pass, without training, the above tests at the welding school
  • Traverse gangways and scaffolding at varying heights.
  • Traverse and negotiate uneven surfaces and uneven heights between dock and vessel.
  • Ascend and work at heights of up to 30 feet.
  • Stooping, squatting, twisting, kneeling, lifting, and reaching.

A limited benefit plan is available to Hutco, Inc. Employees through Essential Staff Care. Available plans include:
  • Medical / Prescription
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Short Term Disability Benefits
  • Term Life Benefits
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Benefit


Apply Online or email resume to NewportNews@hutcoinc.Com

Hutco, Inc. Is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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