at Venture Dynamics

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

Job Description

Venture Dynamics is actively seeking Shipfitters. This position will perform shipfitting duties in all stages of repair and modernization of US Naval Vessels.

Shipfitters - Responsibilities to include tacking and fitting of bulkheads, railings, foundations, deck plating and other structural members.

Shipfitters - Assembles, cuts and grinds metal structural parts to include plates, bulkheads, strong backs, turnbuckles, come-alongs.

Aligns parts in relation to each other.Ability to lay out work from written and verbal instructions. Employ appropriate trade methods to ensure watertight intergrity on hulls of metal ships. 

Shipfitters - Performs layout work according to blueprints or reference lines. Marks location of holes to be drilled, drives wedges and installs temporary fasteners to hold parts in place for welding or riveting.

May perform pre-fabrication work inside shop. Performs related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.

Job Requirements


Minimum 5+ years’ experience in a shipyard environment
• Must understand the layout of a ship with compartment identification knowledge
• Must be able to read blueprints and perform layouts
• Must pass written and hands-on weld tack test:

- Tack Test includes: T1 test on Carbon, Stainless and Aluminum
- Demonstrate ability to burn with a torch, filet weld
- Each test includes 2G, 3G and 4G positions
- Written/Blueprint exam

• Basic reading, writing and math skills.
• Previous experience in metal works is an asset.
• Candidates may be required to travel to different sites or Naval Bases
• Must be able to use hand tools and power tools safely and efficiently
• Must be flexible to working all shifts (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
• Must have basic shipfitting tools.
• Must have own transportation
• Must be US Citizen
• Must pass drug and background screening and be eligible to obtain a DBIDS badge

Job Snapshot

About Us

Venture Dynamics Enterprises, Inc. was founded in November 2000 with a full speed ahead pursuit of the Marine and Industrial workforce. We have built a solid foundation of professional and highly skilled tradesmen over the 11 years of business. Our business is maximizing workforce productivity through custom staffing solutions while minimizing customer's labor and administrative costs. We have effectively streamlined the hiring process so that our customers can meet project deadlines without going over budget. Our customers can enjoy a better bottom line while knowing the skilled labor they need is always readily available. Imagine being able to bid on multiple contracts or taking on various projects without the time and costs associated with hiring new employees.

With a proven and qualified workforce representing the full spectrum of trades, we take care to fully understand our customer's particular skilled trade requirements to match with a highly skilled candidate. Our experienced staff ensures our customers receive the best candidate for the position without a lengthy turnaround time. By acting as the perfect liaison between a skilled worker and a company that requires their service, we are able to build lasting partnerships with not only our customers, but with our workforce as well.

On top of joining the best skilled trade staffing company, Venture Dynamics offers:

  • Safety Incentive Programs
  • Referral Fee Program to reward employees who help us hire those in need of employment
  • Direct Hire Option for employees looking to get their foot in the door at a great company
  • Paycheck Direct Deposit

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