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Aerotek Advanced Shipfitter-Traveling in Jacksonville, Florida

We are currently hiring traveling shipfitters to help build nuclear aircraft carriers in Newport News, VA for the United States Navy. This is a 2 year contract that will provide untaxed per diem for those who qualify.


1.Single Pass Tack Welding.

2.Burning-Oxygen/Propane Burning Torch.

3.Heating-Oxygen/Propane Heating Torch.

4.Ability to comprehend complex structural assembly drawings, blueprints, and sketches to include weld symbols, material types, datum and reference lines.

  1. Ability to comprehend fractional dimensions as with the use of a ruler.

  2. Ability to layoff piece parts for fabrication and assembly.

  3. Ability to assemble structural piece parts in accordance with specifications in a quality manner.

  4. Experience working in a physically demanding environment (shipbuilding, steel fabrication, etc.).

  5. Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry.

  6. Use vibratory tools (grinders and needle guns).

Tack Welding Qualification:

All Shipfitters will be required to pass a Single Pass Tack Welder Qualification Test upon reporting for the first day of work. This test will be:

A. Using the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Process.

B. With MIL-10718-M (A-5A) Filler Metal of MIL-E-22200/1.

C. In both the Vertical Up (3F) and Overhead (4F) positions.

The Welding School will administer the following tests:

A. Multiple Pass Tack Weld consisting of:

• One (1) hour practice

• One (1) hour Vertical test

• One (1) hour Overhead test

B. Visual Inspection of Weld Level I

• Six (6) hours.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.