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Shipfitters build parts used within the hull of a ship, such as plates, frames, and bulkheads. A job description for this role usually focuses on duties like fabricating metal parts, following engineer instructions, reading blueprints, aligning parts, marking location of holes, using machinery like plate rolls and presses, and preparing parts for permanent welding. Resume samples for Shipfitter make display of skills like mechanical aptitudes, physical strength, stamina, teamwork, being able to follow instructions, time management, and recordkeeping. Eligible example resumes in the field make display of training at a technical school and the completion of an apprenticeship.

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Shipfitter Apprentice - Wg1.1 to Wg10.1

  • Studied under highly effective and professional leaders of shop 11 and developed the recognition of first time quality work and working within safety regulations.
  • Completed my ATA from Olympic College in Bremerton with a 3.65 GPA.
  • Awarded a 3 month early out of the Apprentice Program for good work ethic and recommendations from shop supervisors and other shop supervisors.
  • Monitored and learned from established Planners regarding how Controlled Work Packages (CWP) and Formal Work Packages (FWP) were initiated and written. After a week of training and monitoring, began to write FWP's for non-controlled jobs.
  • Investigated what was needed through open communication with Ship's Force.
  • Researched blue prints and procedures regarding the needed repairs.
  • Wrote and initiated FWP's and sought guidance as needed.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Technical Writing
AA
Associate of Arts
2

Shipwright/shipfitter

  • Planned and managed project expenses related to 1050 ton crane operations, emphasizing First Time Quality
  • Performed as "make-up foreman" assigning and delegating workloads for 10+ crew members
  • Obtained "Confidential" security clearance and completed radiological training, permitting nuclear power plant entry
  • Trained in waste management systems and industrial environmental regulation compliance
  • Obtained and maintained confined space entry training throughout employment
  • Acknowledged for accident free work (5-year award)
  • Served as member of the Environmental Health & Safety Task Force (2009-2011) [Gold Award Winning]
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Ocean And Earth Science
Management
3

Shipfitter

  • Demonstrated clear understanding of blueprint interpretation.
  • Selected appropriate grade metal and cut pieces using precise measurements to minimize rework while maintaining production schedule.
  • Assembled pieces according to plan using spot welds in designated locations. Prepared surfaces for welders coming after.
  • Maintained clean work environment and observed proper safety considerations daily to prevent injury and lost time.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
History
Welding Technology
4

Shipfitter

Shipfitter

  • Supervised crews of up to 10 workers, delegated tasks, provided performance reviews
  • Position, align, fit, and tack-weld parts to form complete units
  • Verify conformance of work pieces to specifications, using squares, rulers, and measuring tapes
  • Study engineering drawings and blue prints to determine material requirements and task sequences
  • Performed problem solving to meet blueprint specifications
  • Planned daily work schedule for crew
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
5

Shipfitter

  • Fitted, formed, cut, and tack welded 1/4"‚Äč - 2" inch sheets, angles, brackets, and round and flat bars of steel using a torch, a welding machine, a welding line and rods, a hammer, a level, come-alongs, and wedges.
  • Followed blueprint specifications and national, yard, and industry standards
  • Determined logistics of work setup and execution
  • Measured and managed materials
  • Was responsible for the daily maintenance of personal inventory
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AA
Accounting
BS
Business Administration And Finance
Outside Machinist
6

Shipfitter

  • Fabricated, assembled, and installed bulkheads, plates, stanchions, and other heavy steel structural parts within hull of ship.
  • Established reference points on structural member or steel parts to indicate bending, cutting, drilling, and other machining necessary to fabricate steel into ship members.
  • Performed required welding operations.
  • Cleaned slag from welds using slag hammer and wire brush. Grinded welds smooth, using portable grinder.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
7

Shipfitter Foreman

  • Inspected all completed assemblies to ensure compliance with specifications.
  • Secured all required materials and prepared related drawings and blueprints.
  • Converted blueprints into shop drawings for various sheet metal projects.
  • Arranged for the safe transport of all prefabricated parts for assembly.
  • Trained new employees as per the request of upper management.
  • Determined project requirements assembly sequences and scope.
  • Maintained records of all sheet metal fabrication projects and repairs.
  • Maintained all phases of steel fab shop, panel and shell shops day-to-day operations.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
22
years
at this job
GED
Communication Quality
8

Shipfitter

Proficient in reading blue prints, P&ID's and mechanical drawings to lay out and fabricate metal structural parts.

  • Skillful in aligning parts in relation to each other using jacks, clips, wedges, and mauls.
  • Use of torch to cut and shape metal parts before installment.
  • Tack weld clips and brackets in place prior to permanent welding
  • Routine forklift operation.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
9

Shipfitter/welder

Responsible for assembly of ship compartments and the necessary fitting of materials to specifications

  • Trained and certified for stick welding and basic fitting practices.
  • Responsible for the use of various tools and equipment in the fabrication, assemble and erection of metal parts for the construction of modular units utilized in the various stages of the building of a marine vessel
  • Layout, position, and secures parts and assemblies according to specifications, using straight edges, combination square, calipers, and rulers
  • Tack-welds or weld component and assemblies, using electric, gas, arc, or welding equipment.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Technology
10

Shipfitter

  • Construction of AHL oil tanker, including layout and fabrication of structural parts such as plates, decks, bulkheads, and frames, fitting metal parts in or on hull of ship, and welding of steel plates and angle iron
  • Perform fit up duties using standard fitting aids such as wedges, gadgets, L-dogs and saddles
  • Locate and mark reference lines such as centerlines, buttock lines and frame lines
  • Work on panel line in addition to assisting on cutting table and operating computerized burning table
  • Ensure that work sites are safe for workers and hot work, especially sites involving combustible materials
  • Serve as relief supervisor directing 5 to 6 personnel as needed
  • Operate 20-ton overhead cranes
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
Alabama Industrial Development Training

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