Outside Machinist

Norfolk, VA 23523

Posted: 02/23/2024 Job Number: CTR31649980

Job Description

CTR Group has been a leader in its industry for over 30 years and is rated highly on Google, Indeed and Facebook for being a great company to work for. If you enjoy being a part of a great team, Apply today and Check out our website for more information.
CTR Group is seeking an experienced Outside Machinist in Norfolk, VA.
 Immediate openings and urgently hiring!

What We Offer:
Weekly Pay – you receive a paycheck every week
Comprehensive Benefits
Safety First!

Outside Machinist J2
  • Minimum of 3 (three) years directly related experience in a Shipyard Environment. 
  • Must be able to work on any equipment shown below with close supervision.
Essential Functions/Duties:
Experienced in machinery overhaul and installation and testing of all the following:
  • Winches (Electric driven* Electro hydraulic)
  • Anchor windlasses
  • Steering gear
  • Air compressors
  • Pump and motor alignments
  • Valve repairs
  • Diesel engine repairs
  • Hydraulic trouble shooting * repairs
  • Reduction gear repairs
  • Generator repairs
  • Boat davit repairs
  • Bearing fit-up & installation
  • Gas turbine repairs
  • Louvers
  • Aircraft Elevators
  • Underwater Hull Strainer Plates
  • Cranes
  • Brakes
  • Resilient Mounts
  • Emitter Belts
  • OD Box Removal/Install
  • Sliding Pad Eyes
  • Rast Track
Propulsion experience of the following:
  • Shafting repairs and alignment, fixed and controllable pitch
  • Propellers removed and installed
  • Rudders repair and installed
Tool requirements:
  • Operate grinder (fixed and portable)
  • Operate drill presses (fixed and portable)
  • Fixed presses, porta powers, and hydraulic jacks
  • Torches and torque wrenches
  • Assorted sizes of combination wrenches
  • Socket sets, slip joint pliers, adjustable wrenches, and wire pliers
  • Hammers-ball pean, flat head, small mall, and screw drivers (flat and phillips)
  • Vise grips, 6” scale- 12’ tape measure, and snap ring pliers
  • Micrometers, dial indicators, and calipers
  • Pipe wrench, punch set, and chisels
  • Other tools as identified and determined as needed
Visual Requirements: 
The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operating machines where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach or performing mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature such as ones by electricians, technicians, service people, painters, mechanics, etc.

Must be able to:
  • Climb on and around ships and walk to other yard areas and requires extended periods of standing and walking (75%). 
  • Inspections and work may require climbing ladders, working at heights, walking on scaffolding and observing co-workers using tools and equipment. Lifting/carrying tools and parts weighing up to 50 lbs. on frequent basis.  
  • Standing, bending, sitting, reaching, pushing, pulling, crouching, kneeling, handling, finger dexterity, feeling, eye/hand/foot coordination, seeing, hearing required. 
  • Selecting appropriate tools for jobs, as per trade classification. 
  • Works in tight, confined workspaces on board ship and is exposed to varied temperatures, wind, wet and humid conditions, fumes, odors and dust, vibrations from ship and hand tools.
  • Assures that a Work Authorization Form (WAF) ticket is on the job site and that it is for the specific job being accomplished, no work will be accomplished without a WAF posted at location of repairs.
  • Assures that any other safety issues are complied with that relate to the specific job being accomplished (Example: special staging, face shields for grinding, protective clothing for hot work-related jobs, breathing apparatus with correct cartridges, etc.).
  • Assures that you are trained or qualified for the work you are assigned to do (Example: JLG, forklift, welding, brazing, special electrical/mechanical repairs, etc.).
  • Assures that personnel are working as safely and as productively as possible maintaining quality control at all times.
  • Assures that a 30-minute cool down period has been accomplished in hot work areas.
  • Assures that the job site is left in a safe and clean condition prior to departure.
  • Complete repairs or installation(s) as assigned with no supervision.
  • Responsible for effective, efficient and safe accomplishment of all assigned tasks. 
  • Accountable to Foreman/General Foreman and customer for Safety, Quality, Cost and Schedule.
Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change
at any time with or without notice.

The summary of the typical functions of the job description is not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the employee is not limited to and may differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties may be assigned by the client.
CTR Group is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are selected based on qualifications and defined requirements of the job, not on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other protected status. Further, CTR Group encourages United States' Veterans and persons with disabilities to apply for positions for which they are qualified.
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