Job Description: The Shipfitter III lays out position of parts on metal, working from blueprints or templates and using scribe and hand tools.
This position will layout and fabricate metal structural parts, such as plates, bulkhead, and frames, and braces them in position within hull of ship for riveting or welding. The shipfitter III may train new shop personnel on machinery, tools and test equipment required for quality construction of products. This position relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and performs a variety of complicated tasks. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager --Uses a variety of ARC and gas welding equipment to fabricate or repair products such as foundations, cable collars, cable/pipe/vent hangers, cable tubes penetrations, studs, etc
Required SkillsRequires a High School diploma and 5-7 years Work is performed onboard U.S. Naval Ships and military installations requiring the ability to work in areas with drafts, noise, and temperature variation.
Must be able to work in high heat spaces, climb shipyard dry dock stairs/ladders, work in kneeling position for layout of cable runs under false decking, lift up to 50 pounds with 80% of work requiring carrying, pushing, and/or pulling up to 40 pounds for majority of shift while being in a standing, crouching, or walking position. Attention to safety critical.REQUIREMENTS
Position requires a High School Diploma OR Equivalent plus complete two years of training in an appropriate trade school, military service school or civilian college
5-7 years of experience in the field of fabrication and installation
Applicants must have a general understanding of NAVSEA Standards Items
Applicant must be willing to work second or thirds shift as needed
Applicants also must be willing to work more than 40 hours work weeks
Applicants must successfully undergo a background investigation
This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Serco to staff it only with U.S. Citizens
Employment Type Full time
Career Level Advanced Career
Job ID 52638323
CompanySerco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. federal civilian agencies, the intelligence community, the Government of Canada, state and local governments, and commercial clients.
We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees.
At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team.
Serco's people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).
Functional AreaSystems Design & Engineering
DepartmentSerco's C5ISR business unit supports all branches of the U.S. military as they look to extend the life of critical legacy weapons systems and sensors, while seamlessly integrating these systems with the latest C5I environments. We support major transformation initiatives to deliver total situational awareness from the command center to the warfighter on the front line. We are focused on the design, systems engineering, project management, procurement, installation, training, testing, and field maintenance of these systems.