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Job Description:

  • 1) Assists SHIPFITTER in fabricating, assembling, and installing bulkheads, plates, frames, stanchions, and other heavy steel structural parts within hull of ship by performing following tasks: Obtains tools and materials from storage and carries them or arranges for their transportation to work site.

  • 2) Assists SHIPFITTER in establishing reference points on structural member or steel parts to indicate bending, cutting, drilling, and other machining necessary to fabricate steel into ship members.

  • 3) Holds workpieces during welding operations.

  • 4) Cleans slag from welds, using slag hammer and wire brush.

  • 5) Grinds welds smooth, using portable grinder.

  • 6) Measures and cuts metal pieces to specifications, using gas cutting equipment.

  • 7) Tightens bolts, using hand and power wrenches.

  • 8) Assembles and fits gaskets, packing, and liners in place.

  • 9) Tightens turnbuckles of guy wires to hold bulkheads and stanchions in position for welding.

  • 10) Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.




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DOT:   806.687-050

Job Number: 9294