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Shipboard Outside Machinist

Newport News, VA

Post Date: 12/20/2017 Job ID: 1173464 Industry: None Pay Rate: $27.31/hour

Position: Outside Machinist
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 Outside Machinist to work in Newport News, VA. To be considered for this Outside Machinist 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.

  • Outside Machinists applying for this position must have at least 5 years of experience.
  • 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


  • Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry.
  • Installation of hull inserts.
  • Familiarity with fasteners
  • Ability to comprehend complex drawings, blueprints, diagrams, and sketches.
  • Use of lapping and blue checking tools. Liner sizes/soft foot
  • Working knowledge of shipbuilding terms and nomenclature.
  • Operate lathe.
  • Valve overhaul (steam and wog)
  • AC & refrigeration repair.
  • Installation of lift check valve.
  • Steam plant cleanliness knowledge
  • Air conditioning hydro.
  • Installation of main engine, propulsion plant machinery and equipment.
  • System cleanliness grade knowledge.
  • Installation of aircraft elevator.
  • Testing main engine.
  • Hydrostatic testing.
  • Installation of anchor windlass.
  • Installation of mast and antenna.
  • Lube oil flushing.
  • Installation of arresting gear.
  • Installation of noise equipment.
  • Precision instruments.
  • Installation of ballast tanks.
  • Refueler.
  • Drilling/tapping.

  • 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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