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Posting ID: JP-002346452

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Norfolk, Virginia
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  • Fitter Lays out and fabricates metal structural parts, for example plates, bulkheads, 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 handtools. Locates and marks reference lines, for example center, buttock, and frame lines. Positions parts in hull of ship,
  • Aligns parts in relation to each other, using jacks, turnbuckles, clips, wedges, and mauls. Marks location of holes to be drilled and installs temporary fasteners to hold part in place for welding or riveting. Installs packing, gaskets, liners, and structural accessories and members, for example doors, hatches, brackets, and clips. May also prepare molds and templates for fabrication of nonstandard parts.
  • May also tack weld clips and brackets in place prior to permanent welding. May also roll, bend, flange, cut, and shape plates, beams, and other heavy metal parts


ship fitter, shipfitter, vessel, ship, cut, align, blue print, lay out, drawing, hand tools, frame, tack weld, torches, plasma cutters

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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Recruiter: Brian Horner


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