Journeyman Ship Fitter

San Diego, CA 92113

Posted: 12/22/2020 Industry: Ship Fitter Job Number: 7398 Pay Rate: $25.00 - $35.00

Job Description

This position is responsible for performing, with minimal supervision, steel and aluminum structural
work in all stages of repair and modernization of marine vessels including US Naval Vessels, Military
Sealift Command, and commercial ships and barges. The position requires a working knowledge of procedures, strong mechanical aptitude and ability and be able to follow directions. The individual must possess experience in the trade, knowledge of ship terminology, blueprint reading, measurements, and the ability to interpret job specifications and drawings.


Ability to read and comprehend instructions, drawings, and general correspondence in English.
Comprehensive understanding of ship repair terminology and ship compartment location
Ability to read and interpret structural drawings (including weld symbols), sketches, specifications,
and NAVSEA standard items and Navy damage control diagrams.
Experience fabricating templates, squaring plates, scribing in structures, and installing perpendiculars
on ships in accordance with drawings, specifications, or sketches.
Experience using oxy-acetylene torch for cutting and washing.
Welding experience:
      SMAW (S-11A) (fillet)
      FCAW (S-1) (fillet)
      GMAW (S-25) (fillet)
Experience using hand and power tools safely including but not limited to mauls, grinders, circular
and reciprocating saws, and hand and magnetic drill.


Must comply with OSHA & NAVSEA standards
Complete daily work assignments and provide status of unfinished work for shift turnover.
Measure, lay out, and mark structures to be removed using drawings, specifications, shop
sketches, or direction from the structural supervisor.
Cut out existing structures as required by the drawings or specifications, or as directed by the
Construct templates and fabricate foundations or other structures.
Install prefabricated foundations and structures in accordance with drawings and specifications.

Please contact our office 619-468-2372  or 619-468-2373

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LEAD is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a growing national company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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