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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

  • Fit and align fabricated parts to be welded or assembled.
  • Plan and develop layouts from blueprints and templates, applying knowledge of trigonometry, design, effects of heat, and properties of metals.
  • Brace parts in position within hulls or ships for tacking or welding.
  • Mark curves, lines, holes, dimensions, and welding symbols onto workpieces, using scribes, soapstones, punches, and hand drills.
  • Install doors, hatches, brackets, and clips.
  • Use an assortment of hand tools including a gas torch and grinder to fabricate material to meet size specifications of blueprints.
  • Study blueprints to determine locations, relationships, or dimensions of parts.
  • Plan locations and sequences of cutting, drilling, bending, rolling, punching, and welding operations.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
32

Welder/shipfitter

Connected lines, leads, hoses from hand torch to oxygen and fuel gas

  • Used grinders, needle guns to clean the surface, along with setting up welding machine
  • Build contaminates to safe working area
  • Worked in shop welded equipment to take out to jobsites
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
33

Shipfitter

  • Performed subassembly and tacking of various ship components such as shell plates, frames, watertight and non water-tight bulkheads, deck beams, superstructures, foundations, ladders, pipe rails, etc
  • Erecting hull components on site in accordance with centerline, base lines, buttock lines, and water lines, such as struts, shaft tubes, foundations, and other hull appendages.
  • Performing flame cutting with plasma cutting hand-cutting tools and performing welding using metallic arc, and gas metal arc processes to perform maintained or repair of undersea vessels or surface ships.
  • Preparing pressure deficiencies for repair.
  • Understands and interprets a variety of engineering documents and instructions (i.e. blueprints, work packages, etc..).
  • Operated forklifts, manlift, and other heavy lifting equipment.
  • Fabricated structural components for Trident Class Submarines.
  • Completed work assignments while demonstrating appropriate work procedures and techniques.
  • Tool's utilized include, but not limited to: grinders, squares, levels, laser operated measuring equipment, tape measure, scales, calipers, hammer, screwdrivers, jigs, shears, tube benders, tube notches, presses, shrinkers, stretchers, oxy acetylene torch, band saw, drill press, reciprocating saw, laser cutting equipment and water jet, welding equipment etc
  • Utilized safe work practices and personal protective equipment at all times.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
34

X11 Shipfitter

  • Read, interpret, plan, and execute from drawings and procedures
  • Measure, cut, grind, fit, align, and tack weld parts to the large sub-assemblies and super lifts that form the structural body of the ship
  • Build in-place all interior structures, hatches, doors, bulkheads, etc., to complete all the steel work in the ship
  • Apply skills in shops, platens, dry-docks and onboard ships in support of new construction, ship repair, and ship overhauls
  • Working knowledge of hazardous materials and byproducts such as hexavalent chromium
  • Ability to stick, MIG, and Flux Core weld
  • NQC Qualified – Nuclear Quality Control
  • Current Confidential Security Clearance, cleared up to Secret Security Clearance
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
GED
GED
Huntington Ingalls Industries Leadership Development Program
35

Shipfitter

  • Lay out and fabricate 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 hand tools.
  • Locate and mark reference lines, such as center, buttock, and frame lines.
  • Position parts in hull of ship, assisted by RIGGER.
  • Align parts in relation to each other, using jacks, turnbuckles, clips, wedges, and mauls.
  • Mark location of holes to be drilled and installs temporary fasteners to hold part in place for welding or riveting.
  • Install packing, gaskets, liners, and structural accessories and members, such as doors, hatches, brackets, and clips.
  • Prepare molds and templates for fabrication of nonstandard parts.
  • Tack weld clips and brackets in place prior to permanent welding.
  • 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 machine
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Civil Engineering
36

Shipfitter Foreman

Shipfitter

  • Efficiently and productively executed lay outs from blueprints.
  • Fit and tack welded specified tasks.
  • Completed jobs to military specifications with minuscule "do over's."
  • Cleanly cut and burned required materials for production.
  • Ground materials to clean finish when needed.
  • Installed inserts on shell of ships.
  • Fit butt joints.
  • Installed machinery foundations.
  • Performed layout and fitting of bulkheads, T-bars, and angles.
  • Supervisor for four years.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
24
years
at this job
C
Automotive Mechanics
37

X-11 Shipfitter

X-11 Shipfitter

  • Work packages
  • Reading blueprints
  • Burning /cutting with torch
  • Welding
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
38

Shipfitter

  • Lay out and fabricate structural metals
  • Burning
  • Tacking
  • Reading of blue prints
  • Minor washing
  • Use of basic hand tools
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
39

Shipfitter/welder

  • 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. Ability to read and work from blueprints.
  • Repaired and insulated pipes on vessel using temp mats, rubber, wool, and fiberglass cloth. Fabricated and installed pads for piping systems. Insulated ceilings, bulkheads, and industrial equipment.
  • Construct controllers and panels, using power drills, drill presses, taps, saws and punches. Strip insulation from wire ends, using wire stripping pliers, and attach wires to terminals for subsequent soldering.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Research
40

Shipfitter

  • Sheet metal fabrication shop work.
  • Assemble structural piece parts.
  • Installing structure outside on the ship.
  • Cutting and washing panels.
  • Reinstalling flat bars, welding the new piece installed.
  • Laying out for fitting and welding.
  • Installing frame, T-bean, flat bars.
  • Fabricates foundations.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Combination Welding

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