Shipfitter

Clearance Level
None
Category
SCA
Location
NORFOLK, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Blueprints

Custom Fabrication

Detailed Drawings

REQ#: RQ166456
Requisition Type: Pipeline
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

Shipfitter

Job Description:

  • Performs layout fabrication assembly, installation, operation, modification, and testing of experimental components, materials, apparatus and equipment at an advanced level.
  • Must have working knowledge and understanding of shipboard and industrial work practices on military bases and facilities.
  • Must be able to read, work and interpret shipboard drawings/diagrams.
  • Sets up and operates equipment, test apparatus, test equipment, and related equipment.
  • Drafts detail drawings or sketches for drafting room completion or to request parts.
  • Devises, fabricates and assembles new or modified mechanical components or assemblies.
  • Evaluates the form, fit, and function of components, apparatus and equipment for adherence to project objectives.
  • Records test procedures and results, performs routine analysis and calculations, and makes recommendations for changes in equipment, product or test method.
  • May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technicians.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
  • Performs technical tasks toward the development or testing of machinery and equipment.

Education:

  • Requires an associate degree or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work experience.
  • Technical or vocational training preferred.
  • One or more professional certifications may be required, depending on job assignment.
  • Requires a High School Diploma or GED

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of related experience fabricating, maintaining, some rigging, and repairing mechanical components.
  • Must be able to obtain a DBIDS Badge for access to Naval Bases, Naval Facilities, and private shipyards (BAE, NASSCO, etc.)
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Travel may be required.

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● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

1 + years of related experience

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

Certification

Travel Required

10-25%

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.