Outside Machinist

NORFOLK, Virginia
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Overview

Location

NORFOLK, Virginia

Job Type

Temp to Perm

Branch Number

739

Hourly Rate

$23.00 - $27.00

Work Hours

Multiple Shifts

Experience Required

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Job Description

Experienced in machinery overhaul and installation and testing of all the following:
Winches (Electric driven* Electro hydraulic)
Anchor windlasses
Steering gear
Air compressors
Pump and motor alignments
Valve repairs
Diesel engine repairs
Hydraulic trouble shooting * repairs
Reduction gear repairs
Generator repairs
Boat davit repairs
Bearing fit-up & installation
Gas turbine repairs
Louvers
Aircraft Elevators
Underwater Hull Strainer Plates
Cranes
Brakes
Resilient Mounts

Must be able to climb on and around ships and walk to other yard areas and requires extended periods of standing and walking (75%). Inspections and work may require climbing ladders, working at heights, walking on scaffolding and observing co-workers using tools and equipment. Lifting/carrying tools and parts weighing up to 50 lbs. on frequent basis. Standing, bending, sitting, reaching, pushing, pulling, crouching, kneeling, handling, finger dexterity, feeling, eye/hand/foot coordination, seeing, hearing required. Selecting appropriate tools for jobs, as per trade classification. Works in tight, confined work spaces on board ship and is exposed to varied temperatures, wind, wet and humid conditions, fumes, odors and dust, vibrations from ship and hand tools.

Responsibilities

An Outside Machinist's typical duties include:

- Disassembling or dismantling valves or pumps, inspecting for wear and assessing replacement need, then re-assembling

- Installing stanchions and hand rails for gratings and ladders

- Installing piping for steam, exhaust, suction, discharge, heating, and/or refrigeration

- Dismantling, inspecting and repairing deck machinery, main engines, generator governors, and/or turbines

- Running horizontal and vertical lines for alignment of engines

- Overhauling and repairing refrigerating machinery

Qualifications & Experience

  • Must be able to climb on and around ships and walk to other yard areas and requires extended periods of standing and walking (75%). Inspections and work may require climbing ladders, working at heights, walking on scaffolding and observing co-workers using tools and equipment. Lifting/carrying tools and parts weighing up to 50 lbs. on frequent basis. Standing, bending, sitting, reaching, pushing, pulling, crouching, kneeling, handling, finger dexterity, feeling, eye/hand/foot coordination, seeing, hearing required. Selecting appropriate tools for jobs, as per trade classification. Works in tight, confined work spaces on board ship and is exposed to varied temperatures, wind, wet and humid conditions, fumes, odors and dust, vibrations from ship and hand tools.

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