Shipfitter (New Construction and Repair)
BAE Systems - Mobile, AL

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Minimum 1 year experience as a 2nd class shipfitter at BAE or 2 years related experience in similar related industry. Five years minimum experience in other non-shipyard related industry.

Must pass FCAW (flux core arc welding) and SMAW (shielded metal arc welding) processes in the vertical and over head positions. The coupon test must pass a visual and break test.

Proficient in burning, washing, edge prepping using hand and automated equipment.

Must be able to demonstrate the safe and effective use of craft related tools and equipment, i.e. track burner, overhead crane, 50 ton jacks and large fairing tools.

Must be able to measure and lay out using U.S. standard and Metric tape measures.

Must be able to fill out a Job Safety Analysis.

Thorough knowledge of joint preparation for steel plate and structural steel.

Perform burning and fitting operations with limited supervision using standard shipfitting equipment to accomplish fabrication and ship repair duties.

Proficiently accomplish fabrication and repair assignments from verbal instructions, blue prints, sketches, diagrams and owner specifications with limited supervision.

Locate and mark reference lines such as centerlines, buttock lines and frame lines.

Monitors working environment for compliance with quality, safety, environmental and health regulations.

May be assigned to work any shift.

May be assigned tasks outside craft as required.

Must comply with the Company’s “Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy” which expects that all relationships among persons in the workplace will be business-like and free of bias, prejudice, and harassment.

Required Skills: Must have demonstrated an acceptable proficiency by successfully passing a standard first class practical exam and hands on testing. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations before customers, clients, or employees of organization.

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