W. F. Magann Corporation

CARPENTER - Portsmouth

Portsmouth, VA

Job Description


Posted: Friday, 10/20/2023
This is a full-time position. Day and hours are Monday -Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 40 hours/week. This position frequently requires long hours and weekend work. Travel is primarily local, however some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.
Physical Demands
  • Must be able to tour all vessels, piers, docks and work sites
  • Frequently lift, push, pull, reach and/or move up to 75 pounds
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, climb, kneel, and squat. Use hands to handle, or feel, and talk or hear
  • Hand-eye coordination, quick reaction time, control precision, depth perception and manual dexterity
  • Must be able to work outdoors under all weather conditions, and at depths of 100 feet below or above ground
  • Noise level in the shipyard work environment can be loud. No fear of heights.
  • Must be physically and medically qualified to wear required personal protective equipment
Immediate Supervisor
Site superintendent/Foreman
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Build, layout and/or install stairs, partitions, framing using marine adhesives, biscuit joinery, nails, staples and screws.
  • Scribe, cut and shape materials and structures using hand, power and stationary tools.
  • Fit and install pre-fabricated items including window frames, door jambs, doors and other trim and hardware pieces.
  • Install insulation in ceilings, walls and other compartments.
  • Use a variety of solvents to clean surfaces, tools and equipment.
  • Apply and replace appropriate protective materials to finished surfaces.
  • Move materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Structural Welders work on the main structures ranging from the outer hull and internal structures such as bulkheads and decking, to the missile tubes and Nuclear Reactor casing
  • Able to layout, burn, and prepare plate for installation.
  • Familiar with filler wire controls, filler wire selection and acceptable weld preparation techniques.
  • Have working knowledge of weld procedural requirements, special requirements and safety requirements for the accomplishment of tasks
  • Ability to operate basic fabrication equipment such as saws, drill presses, etc.
  • Ability to accurately read a tape measure, precision scales, and calipers
  • Ability to read blueprints and confer with building or project supervisor on job specifications
  • Conduct complete tool checks before operating equipment
  • Move construction materials, earth, and other heavy materials at job sites
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Must have a High School diploma or equivalent
  • 2-4 years experience in related field required
  • Ability to obtain base badge where assigned
  • Successfully complete any specific safety or job training that may be required by the customer, job and/or the contract with client.
  • The capacity to read and fabricate products from manufacturing blueprints and drawings is required
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations; ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Must be able to read, write, hear, interact and communicate with all types of personnel
The Company believes in hiring, promoting and compensating employees without regard to race, color, national origin, age, gender, religious preference, marital status, sexual orientation, handicap or disability, veteran status, or pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. We are committed to equal employment practices and comply with all laws, regulations and policies related to non-discrimination. This policy applies to all aspects of employment - recruitment, selection, job assignment, promotion, transfer, layoff, recall, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training.
Duties, responsibilities and abilities may change at any time with or without notice.

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