Shipfitters will perform shipfitting duties in all stages of repair and modernization of US Naval & Commercial Vessels. Responsibilities to include tacking and fitting of bulkheads, railings, foundations, deck plating and other structural members. Assembles, cuts and grinds metal structural parts to include, bulkheads, strong backs, turnbuckles, comealongs. Aligns parts in relation to each other. Performs layout work according to blueprints or reference lines. Marks location of holes to be drilled, drives wedges and installs temporary fasteners to hold parts in place for welding or riveting. May perform pre-fabrication work inside shop. Performs related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.
Looking for 1st, 2nd or 3rd class mechanics.
Typical Education & Experience
Required Skills and Education
Steel and Aluminum structural work in all stages of repair and modernization of marine vessel including US Naval Vessels, Military Sealift Command and Commercial Ships and Barges .The Ability to comprehend instruction, drawing and general correspondence. Be Physical and medicinally capable of wearing all required PPE. Experience using gas and oxygen cutting methods, Experience in welding processes. Must have at least 4 years of ship yard experiences.
About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.
We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
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