Outside Machinists (42057)
Seattle, WA 
Posted 3 months ago
Job Description
Job Description


  • Install equipment on board vessels in a safe and productive manner.
  • Disassemble, fault find, repair and re-assemble shipboard equipment as directed by the supervisor.
  • Mark and measure to close tolerances using company calibrated equipment
  • 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 team.
  • Develop other team members skill levels.
  • Build pride of workmanship and quality through on the job training.
  • Contribute towards innovation / productivity improvements.
  • Assist in the control of waste elimination, e.g. materials, consumables etc.
  • Assist supervisor to maintain control of department equipment and its maintenance.
  • Work towards the team goal of delivering the vessel on time.
  • Follow company guidelines and procedures
  • Ensure work area is left clean, all equipment and tools are stowed away safely and protected against damage


  • 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.
  • 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 machinery
  • Ability set up machinery to meet flatness tolerance requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret job specifications
  • Ability to perform work on marine vessels.
  • Must be able to follow directions and work with limited supervision.
  • 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 metric system.
    1. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    2. Proven problem solving abilities


  • Must have full set of personal tools

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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