Clearance Level
Chula Vista, California
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Structural Characteristics

Welding Machines

REQ#: RQ147240
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

The Shipfitter:

  • Uses Blueprints and Technical Drawings to properly position, maintain, assemble, or repair, a ship's main structural parts.
  • Applies knowledge of machining, mathematics, metal properties and layout, and machine procedures.
  • May set up welding equipment as needed for structural teams.
  • Verifies dimensions and alignment of structural parts with measuring instruments.
  • May perform testing of tanks, pipes, or compartments such as Hydro and Air Testing.
  • Participates in special projects as needed.

Education Requirements:

High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work experience

Technical or vocational training preferred

Experience requirements:

1-3 Years of related shipfitting experience.

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

1 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely hourly rate for this position is between $20.80 - $31.20, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.