Journeyman Shipfitter

Journeyman Shipfitters will perform shipfitting duties in all stages of repair and modernization of US Naval 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 plates, bulkheads, strong backs, turnbuckles, come-alongs. 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. Required Skills and Education Required education: High School/GED

Minimum 5+ years’ experience in a shipyard environment

Must understand the layout of a ship with compartment identification knowledge

Must be able to read blueprints and perform layouts

Must pass written and hands-on weld tack test:

Tack Test includes: T1 test on Carbon, Stainless and Aluminum

Demonstrate ability to burn with a torch

Each test includes 2G, 3G and 4G positions

Written/Blueprint exam

Must be able to obtain and maintain Rapid Gate pass

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services Posting BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression

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