Tradesmen International, Inc. Ship Fitter in THUNDERBOLT, Georgia


If you are a Ship Fitter and want to be a part of the nation’s elite marine skilled workforce, this is your chance to advance your career. Please call our office for more information 904-247-6003


  • Lays out and fabricates metal structural parts, such as 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 hand tools

  • Locates and marks reference lines, such as center, buttock, and frame lines

  • Positions parts in hull of ship, assisted by RIGGER

  • 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, such as doors, hatches, brackets, and clips

  • May prepare molds and templates 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 plate rolls, presses, bending brakes, and joggle machines

In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with us.

  • Vacation Pay

  • Health insurance

  • Dental and vision plan

  • Prescription drug plan

  • Life insurance

  • Short-term disability

  • 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan

  • Incentive programs

  • Tool purchase programs

Tradesmen International is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).


Recruiter Name:

Caitlin Humberson

Req ID 2016-82504

Job Location(s) US - GA - THUNDERBOLT

Posted Date 10/12/2016

Category Marine Trades - Shipfitter/Repair - New Construction