Tradesmen International, Inc. Ship Fitter in New Orleans, Louisiana


We are currently looking for Tack and Burn Shipfitters for long term work in Newport News, Va. You must have at least four years experience as a first class Shipfitter, we want to put you to work. You will be required to pass a Single Pass Tack Welder qualification. If you meet the requirements below, call us at 504-818-1885. Per Diem available.


Required Skills:

  1. Single Pass Tack Welding.

  2. Heating-Oxygen/Propane Heating Torch

  3. Ability to comprehend complex structural assembly drawings, blueprints, and sketches to include weld symbols, material types, datum and reference lines.

  4. Ability to comprehend fractional dimensions as with the use of a ruler.

  5. Ability to layoff piece parts for fabrication and assembly.

  6. Ability to assemble structural piece parts in accordance with specifications in a quality manner.

  7. Experience working in a physically demanding environment (shipbuilding, steel fabrication, etc.).

  8. Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry.

  9. Use vibratory tools (grinders and needle guns).

Optional Skills:

  1. Rigger/Material Handling

  2. Optical instrument experience (Level, Transit)

  3. Shipwright / Erect & Set experience.

  4. Tank Testing

  5. Air Carbon Arc Gouging

  6. Mobile equipment operation (JLG, Scissor Lift, etc.)

Company Details

We are 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.

  • 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

William Hanrahan


US-LA-New Orleans

Req ID 2018-171257

Category Marine Trades - Shipfitter/Repair - New Construction

Travel No

Location US-LA-New Orleans