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Shipfitter Local

Jacksonville, FL 32222

Posted: 03/29/2019 Industry: None Job Number: 1278554 Pay Rate: $23.00/hour

Position: 1st / Class Shipfitters (Temp) Accepting Local
Job Location: Jacksonville, Fl.
Rate of Pay: $23.00 per hour
All candidates must have OSHA 10 Hour Maritime Shipyard pre employment and confined space training prior to start of work. The Jacksonville office does have the ability to teach both of these requirements prior to start of work for qualified candidates
General Description:
Performs a variety of skills, including but not limited to:
Cuts and washes steel plating from marine vessels using a ship fitter s gas burning torch.
Lays out and fabricates metal structural parts, such as plates, bulkheads, brackets, etc.
11 Frames and braces parts into position for welding.
Lays out the position of parts on metal, working from blueprints, sketches and/or templates and using scribes, squares and string lines.
11 Locates and marks reference lines, such as center lines, frames lines, and/or butts.
Aligns parts in relation to each other, using jacks, turnbuckles, chain falls, come-a- longs, clips, wedges, mauls and/or other tools.
Marks the location of holes to be cut.
Installs temporary clips, D-rings, etc. To hold parts in place for welding.
11 Tack welds clips and brackets in place prior to permanent welding.
Occasionally, removes steel, dunnage and/or water from barges.
Assists in maintaining cleanliness of yard.
Assists in final preparation of barges.
Performs miscellaneous tasks as directed by supervisor.

Essential Functions:

The individual assigned to this position must with or without reasonable accommodation, be able to perform the following Essential Functions:
Ability to comprehend and adhere to written policies and procedures.
11 Comprehend blueprints and sketches.
Enter and move through manholes to reach and work in internally confined spaces.
11 Manipulate and transport loads of up to 50 pounds over a distance of up to 200 feet, approximately 1 to 6 times during each eight (8) hour shift.
Manipulate and operate various machines and tools essential to the performance of the position of Shipfitter.
Traverse gangways and scaffolding at varying heights.
Traverse and negotiate uneven heights and surfaces.
Ascend and work at heights of up to 30 feet.
Stooping, squatting, twisting, kneeling and reaching.
Educational Requirements:
Minimum -Ability to read and write.
Preferred - High School Diploma, GED or Trade School Diploma.
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