Ship Fitter

Chesapeake, VA
Jan 12, 2017
Jun 14, 2017
Full Time
Performs technical tasks towards the development or testing of machinery and equipment.


  1. Performs routine fabrication; assembly; installation; operation; maintenance; modification; and testing of mechanical components; apparatus and equipment.

  2. Sets up and operates various types of fabrication equipment and testing devices to provide specified technical support tests.

  3. Determines the methods for fabricating parts.

  4. Drafts detail drawings or sketches for drafting room completion or to request parts.

  5. Devises; fabricates and assembles new or modified mechanical components or assemblies.

  6. Records test procedures and results and makes recommendations for changes in equipment; product or test method.

  7. Participates in special projects as required.

Education 1. Requires a High School Diploma or GED.

  2. Associates Degree preferred.

Qualifications Must have 6 years shipboard shipfitter experience.

    Must be able to obtain a Rapid Gate Back Ground check and obtain a Rapid Gate Access Badge.

 As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.