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Fitter

Belle Chasse, LA 70037

Posted: 04/11/2019 Industry: None Job Number: 1279648 Pay Rate: $20.00/hour
Hutco Inc. Is looking for 1st class ship fitters for a ship yard located in Belle Chase, LA. We are needing first class ship fitters only, with ship yard experience. Pay rate is $20.00 an hour and time and a half for overtime. It is primarily repair work on barges and boats. NO twic card required. Best way to apply is to come directly to our office at 3635 Lapalco Blvd., Ste.100, Harvey, LA 70058. We are open 7am-4pm. Best time to come in is in the morning. To inquire about the position, you may contact us at (504)348-7818. Ask for Morris or Jose. Se habla espa ol.

General Description:
Lays out and fabricates metal structural parts, such as plates, bulkheads, and frames, and braces them in position within hull of ship for welding. Lays out position of parts on metal, working from blueprints or templates and using scribe and handballs. Locates and marks reference lines, such as center, buttock, and frame lines. Aligns parts in relation to each other, using jacks, turnbuckles, clips, wedges and mauls. Marks location of holes to be drilled and installs temporary fasteners to hold part in place for welding. Installs packing, gaskets, liners and structural accessories and members, such as doors, hatches, brackets and clips. May tack weld clips and brackets in place prior to permanent welding. Rig chainfalls.

Essential Functions:
The individual assigned to this position must, with or without reasonable accommodation, be able to perform the following Essential Function:

Comprehend blueprints, sketches, and templates.

Enter and move through manholes to reach and work in internally confined spaces.

Manipulate and transport loads of up to 50 pounds over distances of up to 200 feet, approximately 1 to 6 times during each 8 hour shift.

Manipulate and operate all machines and hand/power tools essential to the performance of the
position of Shipfitter.

Traverse gangways and scaffolding at varying heights.

Traverse and negotiate uneven heights between dock and vessel.

Traverse and negotiate uneven surfaces.

Ascend and work at heights.

Stooping, squatting, twisting, pulling and pushing.
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