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Shipfitter I

Company: Epsilon Systems Solutions Inc
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: May 11, 2019

Job Description:

SummaryRepairs, modifies, installs and dismantles various shipboard hulls, bulkheads or decks. Designs and fabricates fixtures and jigs.Responsibilities:

  • Reports directly to the Production Manager. Once assigned, reports directly to the project Foreman in the performance of his/her responsibilities.
  • Read and understands Epsilon Systems Mission Readiness Group PPE Policy.
  • Ensures that all Epsilon Systems Mission Readiness Group Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) are worn and that all damaged PPE is discarded.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints to plan setup and operation of the machine shop equipment prior to commencing the operation.
  • Lays out material prior to performing machining operations to prevent possible errors.
  • Fabricates parts to close tolerances ensuring finish requirements of the drawings are achieved.
  • Maintains good housekeeping practices, turning off machines when not in use, disposing of waste properly, sweeping the area, etc.
  • Ensures all tools listed on the Required Tools List are available for use within two weeks of employment at Epsilon.
  • Qualifies as a Shipfitter in accordance with Epsilon Systems Mission Readiness Group Process Instructions.
  • Ensures that all requirements of the Epsilon Systems Mission Readiness Group Quality Assurance Manual are followed when invoked by QA Workbook, Work Package (WP), Work Instructions (WI) and/or other guidance given by management.
  • Follows detailed repair procedures and instructions (e. g.; QA packages steps, RECs, CWPs, FWPs, TGIs etc.) required completing the production operations.
  • Notifies Foreman of unsatisfactory condition(s) identified during the production operation (i. e.; repair, modification, etc.).
  • Reads and understands basic terminology, blueprints, drawings and schematics to plan installation, modification or repair prior to commencing the process.
  • Fabricates and installs fixtures, jigs, supports and targets to ensure proper alignment during welding processes.
  • Determines fit-up requirements for a wide range of structural components in accordance with required technical drawings, manuals and instructions.
  • Installs deck, hull and bulkhead systems IAW required technical drawings, manuals and instructions.
  • Designs, fabricates and installs complex fixtures, jigs and targets to ensure proper alignment during welding/ brazing procedures. Determine size and material requirements for system modification or installation.
  • Ensures controland assumes responsibility for Level I and material controls in accordance with Process Instruction.
  • Frequent travel and overtime are required.
  • Work outside specific trade skill is required.Qualifications:
    • High School/GED with Apprenticeship Diploma and additional vocational courses or technical school graduate; and/or military and/or civilian experience with Shipfitting practices in a repair department or shipyard. Knowledge and practical skills tests required.
    • 1-3 years experience working under a skilled shipfitter.
    • Must be able to understand and perform the basic set up, alignment, and operation of various portable tools and hand tools used in the trade including plasma cutting machines and oxy/fuel torches.
    • Ability to read a ruler/tape measure.
    • Ability to use lay-out tools such as tool scales, squares, combination squares, trammel points.
    • Prepare structural components for post assembly welding by performing end preparations such as beveling, grinding etc.
    • Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English.
    • Ability to obtain access to various bases and military installations.Preferred Qualifications:
      • DoD Secret Security Clearance, or the ability to obtain one is desired. Must have the ability to obtain government base access.ADA Notification:Involves heavy lifting, frequent stooping, bending, crawling, reaching and possible working assignments in overhead structures, confined spaces or beneath machinery either indoors or outdoors in noisy conditions

Keywords: Epsilon Systems Solutions Inc, Portsmouth , Shipfitter I, Other , Portsmouth, Virginia

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