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Fire Preventer

Date: Jun 12, 2021

Location: Norfolk, VA, US, 23523

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Shift : ALL

Security Clearance: No Clearance


General Dynamics NASSCO-Norfolk is the consolidation of two great shipyards that have operated in the Port of Hampton Roads, Virginia for more than 50 years - the former Metro Machine Corporation and the former Earl Industries.  Along with our facilities in Bremerton, Washington, our expertise encompasses experience on more than 450 ships, a Master Ship Repair Agreement (MSRA) contract, and the maintenance and repair of aircraft carriers and ships from the Navy's amphibious fleet.

  • Cleans ships, piers, dry docks, and other working areas, using broom and water hose.
  • Extinguish fires as needed. (training provided)
  • Observe hot works (welding) ensure area remains free of obstacles and hazardous materials. (training provided)
  • Includes bending, climbing, standing for long periods of time.
  • Be qualified at working in confined spaces (tanks, voids, stowage’s, etc.) (training provided)
  • Be qualified to wear safety harnesses and work from scaffolds/platforms where drop off will be greater than 5 feet. (training provided)
  • Be able to identify hazardous materials and working conditions and apply the proper safety precautions and PPE required for each. (training provided)
  • Have a working knowledge of the MSDS, flash points and explosive limits for each hazardous material used. (training provided)

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years recent/verifiable work experience in the ship repair industry
  • A completed background package may be required on each candidate prior to hire
  • Must pass a drug screen
  • Reliable transportation required
  • Must be able to work assigned shift
  • OSHA 10 M a plus

General Dynamics NASSCO is an Equal Opportunity 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 basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

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