Shipfitter in Norfolk, VA at Orbis, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/28/2019

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Job Description

Norfolk, VA
  • Accomplishing the removal, alteration, repair, and installation of the ship’s structure utilizing blueprints and technical work documents.
  •  Manufacturing templates; laying out and fabricating structures and fittings to include, but not limited to, bulkheads, equipment foundations, hangers, ladders, and stanchions; and fitting up and making structures ready for welding to include, but not limited to, chipping, beveling, hand-grinding and cleaning of surfaces to be welded.
  •  Perform post-weld clean-up of ship’s structural repair areas and remove and reinstall tank access covers in support of other work. 

  • Skills:  Must be skilled in blueprint reading, layout processes, drilling and tapping, and in the removal and installation of shipboard foundations. 
  • Experience:  Must shall have a minimum of four (4) years of verifiable trade experience in an industrial environment i.e., shipbuilding, ship repair or nuclear power plants, which shall include a minimum of two (2) years of work experience on U.S. Navy ships/vessels. 
  • Must, at a minimum, have High School/Vocational School diploma or GED Certificate and successfully completed a formal course of study in the assigned trade through either a community college, technical or trade school, military training, formal company training program, or an apprentice program.
  • US Citizen with a Secret Security Clearance

ORBIS offers an excellent benefits package and competitive salary in a professional atmosphere.


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