Tradesmen International, Inc. Ship Fitter- (Tack & Burn) in Champaign, Illinois


Job Title: Ship-fitters Needed in Virginia!!/ Long term job

Company: Tradesmen International

Pay is $30 an hour plus $120 per diem a day. If you fit the requirements below please contact me ASAP for a job.

Whitney Tulin | Project Coordinator

Tradesmen International

2905 West Springfield Ave, Champaign, IL 61821

Office Phone: 217.239.1481

Work Cell: 217-278-0080 E-mail:


  • Experience:Four years of commercial/naval experience as a first class Shipfitter.Required Skills:1.Single Pass Tack Welding.2.Burning-Oxygen/Propane Burning Torch.3.Heating-Oxygen/Propane Heating Torch.4.Ability to comprehend complex structural assembly drawings, blueprints, and sketches to include weld symbols, material types, datum and reference lines.5. Ability to comprehend fractional dimensions as with the use of a ruler.6. Ability to layoff piece parts for fabrication and assembly.7. Ability to assemble structural piece parts in accordance with specifications in a quality manner.8. Experience working in a physically demanding environment (shipbuilding, steel fabrication, etc.).9. Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry.10. Use vibratory tools (grinders and needle guns).Optional Skills:1. Rigger/Material Handling2. Optical instrument experience (Level, Transit)3. Shipwright / Erect & Set experience.4. Tank Testing5. Air Carbon Arc Gouging6. Mobile equipment operation (JLG, Scissor Lift, etc.)Tack Welding Qualification:All Shipfitters will be required to pass a Single Pass Tack Welder Qualification Test upon reporting for the first day of work. This test will be:A. Using the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Process.B. With MIL-10718-M (A-5A) Filler Metal of MIL-E-22200/1.C. In both the Vertical Up (3F) and Overhead (4F) positions.The Welding School will administer the following tests:A. Single Pass Tack Weld consisting of:• One (1) hour practice• One (1) hour Vertical test• One (1) hour Overhead testB. Visual Inspection of Weld Level I• Six (6) hours.Prior to performing work at Newport News all Shipfitters must successfully pass, without training, the above tests at the Newport News welding school.Required Safety Training / Qualifications:Leased Labor Provider Company (LLPC) shall provide employees who have completed the following safety training and /or medical clearance. Leased Labor Provider Company shall provide documentation (copy of training, records, medical clearances, etc.) on Company Letterhead to Newport News Environmental, Health and Safety Department (O27) for review and approval prior to assignment of employees to work at Newport News.

Company Details

Tradesmen International, America’s elite skilled labor force, is seeking experienced Ship Fitters to join our team. We are recognized internationally as a leading source for reliable, skilled ship fitter with thousands of employees across North America. With more than 5,000 active clients we have a plenty of great opportunities for skilled ship fitters that want to be the best in their field. We offer consistent work, top pay, benefits, and employment opportunities in most major markets throughout North America.

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 EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Recruiter Name

Whitney Tulin



Req ID 2018-183857IN

Category Marine Trades - Shipfitter/Repair - New Construction

Travel Yes

Job Board IN

Location US-IL-Champaign