Careers

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Our core values –  respect, pride, truth and family – are not just words, they are the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. Our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in our industry. You could be the next among us.

 Fabrication Welding Inspector

Requirements

  • Must be able to pass background investigation for access to government facilities.
  • Additional MT and/or PT proficiency a plus.
  • 2 or more years welding/fabrication inspection experience
  • AWS Certified (CWI) with Current certification.
  • Must be able to work overtime if requested

Inside Machinist (2nd shift preferred)

Qualifications

  • Must be able to read and comprehend blueprints, drawings and other technical trade related documents.
  • Mechanical ability, manual dexterity, and hand/eye coordination required to perform various projects, per drawings, sketches, and verbal or written instructions
  • Skilled in the selection, set-up and operation of the appropriate machine tool(s) for a given type of work.
  • Manual machine operation experience
  • In-Place machinists experience preferred
  • Technical training preferred
  • Experience operating precision machine tools
  • Willingness to travel
  • Use of precision measuring equipment.
  • Must be able to work effectively with others
  • Must be a steady, reliable worker
  • Must have own machine tools

Machine Shop Quality Assurance Inspector

Essential Duties & Functions

  • Perform visual and dimensional inspections
  • Create, modify, and maintain Quality Assurance procedures
  • Interpret engineering drawings and follow written audit guidelines
  • Analyzes documentation, such as drawings, military specifications and standards, Quality Verification Plan (QVP), Quality Assurance Procedures (QAP), Procurement Inspection Plans (PIP), , to determine the level of inspection and the best method of inspection and tooling required to perform the inspection.
  • Inspects machined parts for defects associated with grinding and machining; such as heat stress cracking and tearing
  • Performs visual examinations
  • Should be the example of what a safe employee does and looks like during all day to day activities
  • Enter confined spaces when necessary to complete inspections
  • Position requires frequent bending, squatting, standing, walking, climbing,
  • Required to perform the duties of a discipline lead, and/or interface with other disciplines in accordance with departmental procedures and standards
  • Generate reports of conditions found during inspection activities, notify production, Superintendents and Quality Assurance/Quality Control management of significant problems, completes documentation necessary to attest to satisfactory completion of inspection or test activities
  • Responsible for completing necessary paperwork and documentation in accordance with work instructions or procedures in a neat and organized manner
  • Performs pre-inspections of completed work
  • Attends, Witness and Verifies Tests and Inspections
  • Witnessing tests and in-process inspections
  • Understand and act upon instruction
  • Work independently to complete responsibilities
  • Must have regular, reliable attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Strong experience performing detailed dimensional inspections
  • Must have a strong ability to work with Government Specs. Knowledge of thermal stress relief and shot peening a plus
  • Should have knowledge of NAVSEA, QA, & OSHA Standards (29 CFR 1910 (Occupational Safety and Health Standards) & 1915 (Personal Protective Equipment for Shipyard Employment))
  • Prefer minimum of 5 years’ experience of field Quality Assurance/Control experience regarding inspection of marine propulsion shafting
  • Prefer minimum of 5 years of experience as a machinist (outside or inside) preferably as a supervisor with technical or vocational training
  • Valid driver’s license and a good DMV driving record.
  • Ability to obtain access to government facilities.

On-Site Machinist

Essential Duties & Functions

Must have an advanced leader’s knowledge and full qualification with the following:

  • Blueprint reading / technical writing- reports & records
  • Familiarity with measuring tools such as micrometers, height gauges, vernier calipers, and dividing heads
  • Operate machine tools in varying tolerances according to need (from ½ thousands upwards)
  • Familiarity with maintenance and repair the portable machines tools
  • Experienced with the use of hoisting and rigging equipment for heavy pieces such as forklifts and chain falls
  • Disassembled parts storage (bag and tag)
  • System tolerance determination and application
  • Rudders and Steering systems to include: blue checking and fitting, piano wire alignment method, stock straightness determination, hydraulic and pneumatic controls
  • Bearings and Bushings to include: lubrication types and methods, piano wire fit and alignment method, dial indicator alignment
  • Engines, Motors, and Generators: diesel engines, gas or steam turbines, generators, motors, reduction gears, clutches, PTO’s, mount arrangements, systems flushing, heat exchanger (shell/tube and plate/frame), heat exchanger and systems leak testing
  • Propulsion Shafting to include: CPP shafting, hydraulic couplings, clearance (water bearings), wear downs (oil bearings), Piano wire alignment method, dial indicator alignment, FRP spark test, bearing contact determination, shaft straightness (run out) determination
  • Seals to include: gaskets, packing, and “O”-rings, lips & labyrinth, mechanical, tightness testing
  • Valve work: leak testing, seat types, packing/gasketing/lubrication, lapping, seat types (materials and types),
  • Propellers to include: Keyed, Tapered, Flanged & Key fits- Solid and Built, CPP Systems, Polishing
  • K. Pumps to include: Valving (internal & external), Bearing & Sealing arrangements, Alignment (dial indicator & laser)
  • Instruct lower classes of machinists; manage work/personnel assignments; requisition of job materials;
  • Deck machinery: gear boxes, bearings/seal arrangements, alignments, drivers (electric, mechanical, or hydraulic), sheaves, cables, turrets, booms
  • Safety: safe handling/use/storage of gasses; safe work practices; PPE; tank safe opening practices; lock-out/tag-out; confined space practices; respirator/harness fit; oil spill response

Must have knowledge in the following:

  • Vessel repair specifications
  • NAVSEA standard items
  • Coast Guard specifications
  • Machinery’s handbook
  • OEM and other technical manuals (working manuals)
  • Propulsion RG, couplings & clutches- NSTM 241
  • Propulsion shafting- NSTM 243
  • Propulsion bearings & seals- NSTM 244
  • Pumps- NSTM 503
  • ABS rules 7.5 tail shaft surveys

All applicants must be able to obtain a Rapid Gate due to the location of the job & have OSHA 10 card in hand.

On-Site Machinist Supervisor

Essential Duties & Functions

  • Follow company and safety policies and issues by attending and participating in meetings and training sessions
  • Assign work within the department, monitor work progress to meet work completion standards and goals
  • Assure a quality product is delivered to the customer by reviewing finished work orders and inspecting product as needed
  • Monitors team members’ production to ensure work processes are in compliance with company standards
  • Review and monitor labor/productivity logs and reports
  • Prepares progress reports
  • Train new team members in safe and proper work techniques and in use of supplies, materials and equipment
  • Assist in production planning; determine work level volumes and order of priority according to customer needs and demand
  • Set an example to other team members by demonstrating the proper procedures and processes to follow and leading by example
  • Use mathematical and mechanical reasoning to solve problems by making calculations to fabricate and repair parts to specification
  • Prepare for shift by performing machine inspection
  • Inspect finished work by performing visual examination, measuring part for conformance to specification, signing off on work orders, scribing parts, and placing on skid
  • Determine order of fabrication for parts by reviewing work order
  • Perform daily preventive maintenance by checking site glass to determine lubricant is adequate, adding lubricants and documenting checklist
  • Identify unsatisfactory parts by making visual examination to identify defects or deformities, and correcting defect or rejecting by documenting work order and sending to others for correction
  • Inform supervisor/manager of problems and operational concerns that arise; participate in trouble shooting and problem resolution
  • Communicate work flow/productivity to team members on alternate shifts and team leaders as required
  • Meet with customer/s, attend production meetings
  • Actively participate in company safety procedures and programs: correct unsafe work practices; follow reporting protocols; participate in hazard identification processes
  • Fully participate in continuous process improvement and cost control
  • Performs other duties as assigned within the scope and responsibility required of the job
  • Use various hand and power tools for the completion of job tasks
  • Work independently to complete responsibilities
  • Must have regular, reliable attendance

Qualifications

  • Must be able to read and comprehend blueprints, drawings and other technical trade related documents
  • Must communicate well, written and verbally
  • Mechanical ability, manual dexterity, and hand/eye coordination required to perform various projects, per drawings, sketches, and verbal or written instructions
  • Skilled in the selection, set-up and operation of the appropriate tool(s) for a given type of work
  • Technical training preferred
  • Must be able to work effectively with others
  • Must be a steady, reliable worker
  • Previous, successful supervisory experience required, a minimum of 5 years preferred
  • Successful career experience with the machining trade

All applicants must be able to obtain a Rapid Gate due to the location of the job & have OSHA 10 card in hand.

 

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