Saturday, 26 October 2013

Shipfitter (Welder II) in Va, US

Serco Inc. is a leading provider of professional, technology and management services focused on the federal government. We advise, design, integrate and deliver solutions that transform how clients achieve their missions. Our customer-first approach, robust portfolio of services and global experience enable us to respond with solutions that achieve outcomes with value.

The Engineering Business Unit provides a variety of support services related to the maintenance and life cycle sustainment of US Navy, US Coast Guard and Customs and Border Patrol fielded C5I systems. We are focused on the design, systems engineering, project management, procurement, installation, training, testing, and field maintenance of these systems. In addition, our staff provides Hull, Mechanical and Electrical, as well as Weapons Systems design and installation support services, primarily for US Navy vessels. We are geographically dispersed with operations at numerous US Naval ports.

Job Description:

The standards for this category are a high school diploma or its equivalent plus complete two years of training in an appropriate trade school, military service school or civilian college or 5-7 years of experience in the field of fabrication, and installation.
• Welds metal components together to fabricate or repair products, such as machine parts, plant equipment, mobile homes, motors and generators, according to layouts, blueprints or work orders, using brazing and a variety of arc and gas welding equipment.
• Welds metal parts together, using both gas welding or brazing and any combination of arc welding processes.
• Performs related tasks such as thermal cutting and grinding.
• Repairs broken or cracked parts, fills holes and increases size of metal parts.
• Positions and clamps together components of fabricated metal products preparatory to welding.
• May locate and repair cracks in industrial engine cylinder heads, using inspection equipment and gas torch.
• May perform repairs only.
• May be required to pass employer performance tests or standard tests to meet certification standard s of governmental agencies or professional and technical associations.
• Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
• Applicant need to be able to 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: Lays out position of parts on metal, working from blueprints or templates and using scribe and hand tools.
• Applicants must be able to locate and mark reference lines, such as center, buttock, and frames lines.
• Positions parts in hull of ship assisted by rigger.
• Align parts in relation to each other, using jacks, turnbuckles, clips, wedges, and mauls .
• Marks location on holes to be drilled and installs temporary fasteners to hold part in place for welding or riveting.
• Installs packing, gasket, liners, and structural accessories and members, such as door, hatches, brackets, and clips.
• Applicants may prepare molds and template for fabrication of nonstandard parts . May tack weld clips and brackets in place prior to permanent welding? May roll, bend flange, cut, and shape plates, beams, and other heavy metal parts, using shop machinery, such as plates rolls, presses, bending brakes, and joggle machines.
• Applicants must have a general understanding of NAVSEA Standards Items. May train new shop personnel on machinery, tools and test equipment required for quality construction of products.
• Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
• Applicants Performs a variety of complicated tasks. Use a variety of ARC and gas welding equipment to fabricate or repair products such as foundations, cable collars, cable/pipe/vent hangers, cable tubes penetration s, studs, etc. May lead and direct the work of others.
• Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
• Applicant must have 5-7 years of AIT Installation experience.

Required Skills and Experience: 

Installations in an area that is somewhat uncomfortable due to drafts, noise, temperature variation and the like and with equipment where carelessness would probably result in minor cuts, bruises, muscle strains, serious injury, or death. Applicants must be able to carry 50lbs, work in high heat spaces and climb shipyard dry dock stairs. They must be able work in the kneeing position layout of piping and foundations that are under false decking. 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.

To apply, follow the link: Engineering - Shipfitter (welder Ii) Nc50989196 jobs in United States at Serco