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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

Lay out and fabricate metal structural parts, such as plates, bulkheads, and frames. Brace them in position within hull or ship for riveting or welding.

  • Align parts in relation to each other, using jacks, turnbuckles, clips, wedges, and mauls.
  • Install packing, gaskets, liners, and structural accessories and members, such as doors, hatches, brackets, and clips using blueprints.
  • Tack weld clips and brackets in place prior to permanent welding.
  • May roll, bend, flange, cut, and shape plates, beams, and other heavy metal parts, using shop machinery, such as plate rolls, presses, bending brakes, and joggle machines.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Computer Information Technology
12

Shipfitter

Shipfitter

  • Prep materials for installation
  • Cut off attachments and grind flush
  • Install small parts, foundations, and bulk heads
  • Layout and mark up where bulk heads, foundations are going to be installed based on information in the blue prints.
  • Mark up weld sizes after pieces have been installed
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
13

Shipfitter/vulcan Programmer

  • Worked as a 1st Class Shipfitter in the structural shop and at several shipyards in Hampton Roads as a contractor.
  • My skill in interpreting blueprints and CAD drafting led to programming a Vulcan (Lockformer) CNC plasma cutting machine.
  • Committed to safety at work and familiar with working at all times in various layers of PPE including, but not limited to, safety glasses, safety boots, flame resistant clothing, inductive respirators, burning/welding lenses, etc.
  • Daily tasks included reading blueprints and work packages from all shops within Tecnico, including Pipe, Structural, Habitability (sheet metal and vent).
  • Worked very closely with Production Engineering dept. in converting DOD spec drawings into accurate CNC cut programs.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Political Science
14

Shipfitter

  • Fit bulkheads / inserts / units using blueprints, jacks, come alongs, dogs, wedges
  • Weld brackets, verticals, overhead, flat, ceramic, using SMAW / GMAW
  • Proficient with a torch cutting / washing and using a track torch
  • Air arcing, grinding and cutting discs
  • Confident with tape measure standard or metric, use of speed square, levels, plum bob
  • High reach certified, OSHA certified
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
15

Shipfitter

  • Lays out and fabricates metal structural parts, such as plates, bulkheads, and frames, and braces them in position within hull of ship for riveting or welding: Lays out position of parts on metal, working from blueprints or templates and using scribe and handtools.
  • Locates and marks reference lines, such as center, buttock, and frame lines.
  • Positions parts in hull of ship, assisted by RIGGER.
  • Aligns parts in relation to each other, using jacks, turnbuckles, clips, wedges, and mauls.
  • Marks location of holes to be drilled and installs temporary fasteners to hold part in place for welding or riveting.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
16

Shipfitter

  • Lay out and examine metal stock or workpieces to be processed to ensure that specifications are met.
  • Tack-weld fitted parts together.
  • Position, align, fit, and weld parts to form complete units or subunits, following blueprints and layout specifications, and using jigs, welding torches, and hand tools.
  • Locate and mark workpiece bending and cutting lines, allowing for stock thickness, machine and welding shrinkage, and other component specifications.
  • Hammer, chip, and grind workpieces to cut, bend, and straighten metal.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
17

2nd Class Shipfitter

Typical job duties involve structural fitting and tack welding of various assembly and sub-assembly parts on the vehicle.

  • Layout and fabricate metal structural parts such as plates, bulkheads, and angels.
  • Tack weld clips and brackets, cut and bevel metals utilizing a torch.
  • Maintains records, forms and logs as required.
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
18

Shipfitter

Nuclear Shipfitter

  • Fabricated submarine and aircraft carrier reactor compartments
  • Proficient welding various metals, including but not limited to, aluminum, stainless steel and nickel copper
  • Identified problems in quality and took corrective action
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Tech And Advanced Journeyman
19

1st Class Shipfitter

BAE 1 st Class Shipfitter

  • New construction building supply boats
  • Worked with carbon steel on this job site
  • Erected various parts of the ship to blue print specs utilizing various
  • Repair of Navy ships, dry dock repairs
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
20

Shipfitter

  • Trim, file, grind, deburr, buff, smooth surfaces, seams, joints of assembled parts, using hand tools and portable power tools.
  • May prepare molds and templates for fabrication of parts.
  • Install packing, gaskets, liners, structural accessories and members, such as doors, hatches, brackets, and clips.
  • Drill and punch holes in metal, for screws, bolts, and rivets.
  • May roll, bend, flange, cut, and shape plates, beams, and other heavy metal, aluminum, and stainless-steel parts.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
GED
Electronics Technician

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