NORFOLK, Virginia
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NORFOLK, Virginia

Job Type

Temp to Perm

Branch Number


Hourly Rate

$24.00 - $28.00

Work Hours

Multiple Shifts

Experience Required


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Job Description

PeopleReady is Shipfitters for multiple government contractors at various yards in the Hampton Roads Area. A 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.

We are looking for both Green Badge and Yellow Badge Shipfitters

* Competitive Pay
* Overtime Available
* Long-Term Work


·        Forming parts of structural assembly in connection with ship alteration and repair.

·        Repairing and/or removing and replacing damaged ship structures and fittings.

·        Must be able to understand and perform the setup, alignment, and operation of various portable tools and hand tools used in the trade including plasma cutting machines and oxy/fuel torches.

·        In depth working knowledge of the following: shipboard plate (hull, deck, bulkhead) systems (repair/installation practices, procedures, alignments and material requirements), and blue print reading and interpretation

Qualifications & Experience

  • • Minimum of 4 years recent/verifiable work experience in the ship repair industry
  • • Must pass a drug screen
  • • Reliable transportation required
  • • Must be able to work assigned shift
  • • OSHA 10 M a plus

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.