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Shipfitter II - Mayport, FL

Jacksonville, FL, US
Job Description The Shipfitter works on a team supporting cabling, equipment, and C5ISR system installations. The Shipfitter lays out position of parts on metal, working from blueprints or templates and using scribe and hand tools. This position will layout and fabricate metal structural parts, such as plates, bulkhead, and frames, and braces them in position within hull of ship for riveting or welding. The shipfitter may train new shop personnel on machinery, tools and test equipment required for quality construction of products. This position relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and performs a variety of complicated tasks. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
Other typical job duties of this position include:
-Uses a variety of ARC and gas welding equipment to fabricate or repair products such as foundations, cable collars, cable/pipe/vent hangers, cable tubes penetrations, studs, etc
-Ability to locate and mark reference lines, such as center, buttock, and frames 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 on holes to be drilled and installs temporary fasteners to hold part in place for welding or riveting
-Installs packing, gasket, liners, and structural accessories and members, such as door, hatches, brackets, and clips
-May prepare molds and template for fabrication of nonstandard parts
-May 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 plates rolls, presses, bending brakes, and joggle machines
-May lead and direct the work of others

Work is performed onboard U.S. Naval Ships and military installations requiring the ability to work in areas with drafts, noise, and temperature variation. Must be able to work in high heat spaces, climb shipyard dry dock stairs/ladders, work in kneeling position for layout of cable runs under false decking, lift up to 50 pounds with 80% of work requiring carrying, pushing, and/or pulling up to 40 pounds for majority of shift while being in a standing, crouching, or walking position. Attention to safety critical.
Required Skills -Position requires a High School Diploma OR Equivalent plus complete two years of training in an appropriate trade school, military service school or civilian college -5-7 years of experience in the field of fabrication and installation -Applicants must have a general understanding of NAVSEA Standards Items -Applicant must be willing to work second or thirds shift as needed -Applicants also must be willing to work more than 40 hours work weeks -Applicants must successfully undergo a background investigation. Active secret security clearance preferred. -This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Serco to staff it only with U.S. Citizens -Travel may be required. Applicant must be willing to travel to various work sites such as Virginia Beach VA, Bremerton WA, Everett WA, Pearl Harbor HI, and Yokosuka Japan -Military Veterans and Spouses encouraged to apply.
Employment Type Full time
Career Level Mid Career
Job ID 52438118
Company Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc, one of the world’s leading and most admired service companies. Serco serves Federal, state and local governments, along with the Canadian government and commercial customers. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Reston, VA, Serco has approximately 10,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $6 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. Serco recognizes that our employees are our most valuable asset. Our successes directly relate to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. Our employees personally can make a difference. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco's people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. Our focus on Bringing Service to Life is more than a tagline, it’s the way we get things done, the way we talk with each other, and the way we interact and respect each other. We succeed by encouraging and generating new ideas. We trust our people to deliver. We are passionate about building innovative and successful Serco businesses. Our most powerful tool in improving performance is to instill a stimulating culture where people feel they can personally make a difference. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).
Functional AreaSystems Design & Engineering
DepartmentOur services in the Defense business unit support all branches of the U.S. military and the intelligence community. Our teams provide a variety of support services related to the maintenance and life cycle sustainment of US Navy, US Coast Guard and Customs and Border Patrol fielded C5I systems. We are focused on the design, systems engineering, project management, procurement, installation, training, testing, and field maintenance of these systems. We also provide personnel services to military personnel, military families, and civilians working for the military. Our capabilities address a wide range of managed services, as well as the complete military lifecycle which includes recruitment, to active duty through retirement. And for the Intel community we have over 300 cleared professionals who serve a variety of Intelligence Community and Department of Defense customers who stand on the front lines of defense for our nation. The unit employee’s specialists focused on acquisition and program management, systems engineering, cyber security, signals and intelligence analysis, financial management, human capital, and information technology.
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