Our client, a national maritime supply and service company, is looking to add a Service Technician to their team. This is an hourly role that spends much time traveling the Southeast, Northeast, and occasionally the West Coast.
Qualified candidates will have experience in a Shipyard Test and Trials environment or may have previously been a Senior / Specialty Shipyard Electrician.
This role is responsible for performing maintenance and repairs of various types of valves and actuators, primarily ballast water servicing. Other duties include:
Assemble valve / actuator packages
Perform functional test of all valve / actuator packages
Troubleshoot and repair various types of valve actuators on site (aboard a vessel)
Commissioning equipment at customer site
Communicate warranty issues to manufacturers
Properly document all job functions / instructions
Interface and communicate with customers
Maintain tools and equipment in proper manner
Emphasize safety while carrying out the job functions
This role carries a high level of travel and will generally work overtime. When not traveling, candidate will be expected to work in one of the facilities located in various port cities around the country (whichever one is closest to your home). Generally, you'll be given 12-48 hours notice regarding travel and will work 10-12 hour days while on the road to complete the job.
Working in the barge repair facility in the New Orleans area, the Shipfitter will support the repair operations of this facility, Monday thru Friday. Candidates should have 3 years or more experience fitting in a shipyard environment.
All approved candidates will be required to take and pass a fitting test consisting of the construction of a picture frame intended to test your ability to measure, cut, bend, and tack angle iron.
Additional duties include:
Layout out, cutting, forming, and drilling material according to blueprints