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Now Hiring

Colonna Has Immediate Job Opportunities.

Machinists

Machinists

Overview

  • Colonna's Shipyard is currently hiring Inside Machinist for immediate work in Norfolk, VA for our Steel America Division 1st and 2nd shifts available.

 

Responsibilities:

    • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements
    • Perform complex operations on many kinds of machine tools, including drill presses, lathes, milling machines, boring machines, and precision grinding machines
    • Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining
    • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers
    • Select standard materials required for fabrication and machining work.
    • Perform the machining operations, watch for problems in the production process, and check the accuracy of the finished piece against blueprints
    • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required
    • Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications
    • Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data
    • Set up and operate all types of shop machining tools or equipment to manufacture various parts
    • Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly
    • Verifies dimensions and alignment of assembly
    • Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance
    • Develops specifications from general description and draws sketch of part or product to be fabricated Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems
    • Work includes small and large assembly, and machining of heavy steel
    • Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision
    • Apply knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, machinability of materials, and machine shop procedures
    • Perform machine maintenance and is responsible for keeping work are clean and the immediate reporting of safety issues to Supervisor
    • Use various hand and power tools for the completion of job tasks
    • Understand and act upon simple instruction
    • Must have regular, reliable attendance

    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
Shipfitters

Shipfitter

Overview

  • Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Structural Department.
  • We are pleased to accept resumes for Ship Fitter - 1st and 2nd Class.
  • We have both 1st and 2nd shift available. Additional incentive available, based on experience, for 2nd shift. This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA.

Responsibilities

  • Working with presses, floor shaping, forming plates, shaping from templates, marking symbols, doors, hatches and scuttles, rolls, presses and blacksmith shop
  • Template creation
  • Laying out blueprints and outfitting items
  • Laying out blueprints, checking and fitting materials, tack welding of various sub-assemblies peculiar to the panel line and shell area such as decks, bulkheads, side shells
  • Working on ship ways with the erection of units and installation of structural items
  • Installation of structural outfit items, doors, ladders, foundations
  • Effective sequencing of assembly and fitting
  • Effective sequencing of assembly and fitting
  • Correct use of heating torches in plate heat straightening and shrinkage
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Shop and field fabrication
  • Adherence to industry codes, regulations, and specificatic
  • Comprehend blueprints, sketches, and templates
  • Comprehend blueprints, sketches, and templates
  • Tack welding
  • Install simple systems without templates and blueprints
  • Bulkhead and deck inserting
  • Riveted and deck inserting

  • Read and understand the Chemist and Competent Persons report and determine if job sites, particularly those involving combustible material, are safe for personnel and hot work
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Understand and act upon instruction
  • Work independently to complete responsibilities

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3 or more years' experience in shipyard repair work.
  • Technical training preferred
  • Willing and capable of working on government and commercial vessels
  • Enter and move through manholes to reach and work internally confined spaces
  • OSHA 10 in hand
Welders

Overview

Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Structural Department.

We are pleased to accept resumes for Structural Welders - 1st and 2nd Class. 2nd SHIFT. Additional incentive available for 2nd shift.

This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA.

Responsibilities

  • Weld together metal components of products, as specified by layout, blueprints, diagram, work order, welding producers, or oral instructions, using electric arc-welding equipment
  • Prepare all material surfaces to be welded, ensuring that there is no loose or think scale, slag, rust, moisture, grease, or other foreign matter
  • Weld completion in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment o fuse metal segments, using processes such as gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc, resistance welding, and submerged arc welding
  • Manually apply filler rod to supply weld metal
  • Clean or degrease weld joint or work piece, using wire brush, portable grinder, or chemical bath. May repair broken or cracked parts and fill holes
  • Set up and operate welding equipment and select proper electrodes according to metals to be joined or as instructed
  • Perform grinding and joint preparation for NDT processes
  • Burning, washing, edge prepping using hand and automated equipment
  • Flux cored inner shield and dual shield welding along with oxy-acetylene torching, air-arc, weld-wire gas, stick and pipe flange
  • Construct or repair metal products by joining parts either manual (using a variety of welding methods including electric arc, MIG and TIG welding or oxy-acetylene welding) or by machine
  • Read and understand the Chemist and Competent Persons reports and determine if job sites, particularly those involving combustible material, are safe for personnel and hot work
  • Performs grinding and joint preparation for NDT processes
  • Mark or tag material with proper job number, piece marks, and other identifying marks as required
  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots/shoes and, when necessary, respirator

    Other duties as assigned
  • Understand and act upon instructions
  • Work independently to complete responsibilities
  • Must have regular, reliable attendance

Qualifications

  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to perform multi-pass, all position fillet and butt welds using SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding), GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) and FCAW (Flux Cored Arc Welding)
  • Knowledge of welding techniques (oxygen-acetylene, electric arc, and TIG), tools and equipment
  • Technical training preferred
  • Knowledge of and ability to use hand tools and instruments associated with the trade
  • Must be able to work effectively with others
  • Comprehend blueprints, sketches, and templates
  • Enter and move through manholes to reach and work in internally confined spaces
  • Must be a steady, reliable worker
  • Must be able to compared and follow simple instructions

Compensation & Benefits

Position compensation is based on experience.

    Our benefits include:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Legal Services
  • Annual performance evaluations
  • On-site Human Resources
  • On-site gym
  • Free and close proximity parking
  • Employee perks/gifts and more
  • Max. file size: 32 MB.

EEO

All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.

Steel America and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE / M / F / DISABILITY / VET
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