A Class Outside Machinist
Company: Austal USA
Posted on: November 10, 2019
Any qualified individual with a disability who is having difficulty
in completing an application because of incompatible technology or
other disability-related application issues may contact us at the
following phone number for assistance: 251-445-1932.
Austal shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a),
60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit
discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status
as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and
prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or
national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered
prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to
employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, protected veteran status or disability. Austal s
commitment to equal employment opportunity applies at all levels of
employment, in all job titles, including the executive level, and
to all employment actions, including but not limited to decisions
concerning recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion.
OVERALL PURPOSE OF JOB: To work within a team of Outside Machinists
to achieve minimum production time, standards and quality in
keeping with company policies, while maintaining a positive and
motivated team environment.
REPORTS TO: Machinery Supervisor
AUTHORITIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Install equipment on board vessels in a safe and productive
* Disassemble, fault find, repair and re-assemble shipboard
equipment as directed by the supervisor.
* Mark and measure to close tolerances using Austal calibrated
* Safely rig equipment following all OSHA requirements.
* Inspection of work, identification of potential problems,
initiation of corrective actions.
* Increase awareness of Quality procedures within department
* Ensure adherence to correct work procedures.
* Continuously improve communications and flexibility within the
* Develop other team members skill levels.
* Build pride of workmanship and quality through on the job
* Contribute towards innovation / productivity improvements.
* Assist in the control of waste elimination, e.g. materials,
* Assist supervisor to maintain control of department equipment and
* Work towards the team goal of delivering the vessel on time.
* Follow Austal guidelines and procedures
* Ensure work area is left clean, all equipment and tools are
stowed away safely and protected against damage
QUALIFICATIONS / KNOWLEDGE / EXPERIENCE:
* Diploma/GED or comparable trade experience; comparable trade
experience is defined as 5 or more years of experience working in
the applicable trade, 2 years of experience in shipbuilding, or
education in the trade comparable to apprenticeship or 1 year
minimum work experience as a B-class outside machinist at
* Demonstrated knowledge of shaft alignment techniques including
laser alignment systems and dial indicator alignment processes.
* Demonstrated working knowledge of machining procedures,
* Strong mechanical aptitude required
* Knowledge of ship terminology
* Proven ability to interpret engineering drawings
* Demonstrated ability to safely operate all fixed and non-fixed
* Ability set up machinery to meet flatness tolerance
* Demonstrated ability to interpret job specifications
* Ability to perform work on marine vessels.
* Must be able to follow directions and work with limited
* Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short
correspondence, and memos.
* Ability to write simple correspondence.
* Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and measure using the
* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out
instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
* Proven problem solving abilities
* Must have full set of personal tools
* Candidates must be able to provide proof of US Person status.
* The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance may be
required if deemed necessary in the scope of your position
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Must be able to tour all vessels
and work sites.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to stand, walk, use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel,
reach with hands and arms, climb and balance, stoop, kneel, crouch,
or crawl, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required
Specific physical requirements include but are not limited to the
1. Must have the ability to bend, squat, stoop, crawl, and
2. Perform prolonged standing.
3. Ability to turn head from side to side and about the vertical
4. Ability to turn body at the waist from side to side and about
the vertical axis.
5. Lift/push/pull 50lbs to 75lbs on an occasional basis.
6. Lift/push/pull up to 20lbs on a frequent basis.
7. Must have the ability to climb in a safe manner (climbing as a
minimum includes stairs, scaffolding, ladders, and ramps).
8. Ability to work at heights above 12 while working from ladders,
scaffolding and/or man lifts.
9. Able to work at a variety of levels (ex. waist, eye,
10. Demonstrate the ability to safely and appropriately use
required tools and equipment. 11. Demonstrate good balance while
working on uneven surfaces and maneuvering obstacles.
12. Possess sufficient handgrip and coordination to carry and
operate tools and equipment. 13. Ability to utilize personal
protective equipment (hard hat, safety glasses, steel-toes shoes,
goggles, respirator, safety harness, safety line, flotation gear,
etc.) safely per OSHA standards.
14. Ability to withstand cold and hot temperatures.
15. Ability to enter 18 x 36 openings and work in confined spaces
for prolonged periods of time.
16. Able to respond to verbal and audible sounds/commands.
17. Able to utilize adequate visual skills. Ability to fully extend
the arm while reaching overhead, reaching out, reaching to the side
and reaching down.
18. Ability to perceive attributes of an object/material such as
size, shape, temperature and texture by means of receptors in the
hands and fingers.
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
exposed to humid conditions, bright flashing lights, moving
mechanical parts, high precarious places, outside weather
conditions, and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed
to fumes and/or airborne particles at or below the PEL, toxic or
caustic chemicals, and heat and cold. The noise level in the work
environment is usually very loud, + 90 dB.
Must comply with company, federal, state, and local safety and
environmental rules and regulations while performing daily job
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