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Carpenter - Associate 2,3,4 - SEA

Department: Carpenters
Location: Seattle, WA

VIGOR MARINE
Carpenter - Associate 2,3,4

Vigor Values  

Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day.

Truth: We seek the truth, and we speak the truth
Responsibility:
We act on what we know is right
Evolution: We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world
Love: We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in


As the commercial repair and modernization subsidiary of Vigor Industrial, Vigor Marine brings together eight drydocks, more than 15,000 feet of pier space and tens of thousands of square feet of superior indoor facilities to serve the full scope of vessels of nearly any size. Our multiple facilities and ready-to-work, ready-to-deploy skilled teams mean we make repairs and upgrades with minimum vessel-out-of-service time.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:  Other duties may be assigned.  Successfully performs work as an individual, as a member of a single craft, or a multi-craft work crew.

1.    Complies with craft and shipyard safety measures.
2.    Responsible for assembling staging as directed.
3.    Works from ship specifications, work orders and applicable working drawings and blueprints.
4.    Responsible for being conversant in all quality assurance requirements.
5.    Responsible for installation of various types of insulation.
6.    Reads blueprints and performs layout work.
7.    Performs some joiner work and installs marine panels, ceiling systems, doors, and jams.

ESSENTIAL SECONDARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Incumbent performs similar work in all areas of the Yard as the need arises.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND/OR KNOWLEDGE
1.    Communicates effectively, work independently or in a group.
2.    Ability to read, write, speak and comprehend English.
3.    Working knowledge of the following processes:
      Fiberglass repair procedures
      Building pudding blocks
      Putting up blast protection
      Installation and repair of furniture and fixtures

ESSENTIAL EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
High School diploma or GED preferred. 2 years relevant work experience. Proven skills, work history and/or applicable education will be considered in lieu of work experience.

Associate 2
Proficient in both Fire Watch and Associate 1 job duties.  Trains and assists with erecting and dismantling staging.  Assists with and/or performs basic pipe bolting under the direction of a Journey Level employee or Supervisor.  May perform Associate 1 or Fire Watch duties.  Must acquire three (3) additional Ship Repair Skills to progress to the next level.

Associate 3
Proficient in Fire Watch, Associate 1 and Associate 2 job duties.  Trains and assists with rigging under the direction of a Journey Level employee or Supervisor.  Assists with and/or performs mechanical bolting under the direction of a Journey Level employee or Supervisor.  May perform Fire Watch, Associate 1 or Associate 2 duties.  Must acquire three (3) additional Ship Repair Skills to progress to the next level.

Associate 4
Proficient in Fire Watch, Associate 1, Associate 2, and Associate 3 job duties.  Requires general supervision during performance of primary skill, but is able to perform job duties of A-1 through A-3 with limited supervision. (work history and demonstrated proficiency in single skill or trade).  Must acquire three (3) additional Ship Repair Skills and 1- certification to progress to the next level.

ESSENTIAL CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Four-hour fire watch certification, to be obtained within 30 days of hire.
HAZWOPER First Responder Awareness Level.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Sitting: Standing: Walking: Crouching: Kneeling/Crawling: Stooping: Twisting, Climbing, Balancing, Leg/Foot Use (To repetitively operate machine controls), Reaching, Handling/Grasping, Fingering/Feeling, Pushing/Pulling, and Lifting/Carrying,

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ESSENTIAL USE OF SENSES
    Talking, Hearing, Vision, Near Acuity (clarity of vision at 20 inches or less), Far Acuity (clarity of vision at 20 feet of more), Depth Perception (three-dimensional vision to judge distance/ spatial relationships), Field of Vision (if required to observe a large field of vision while keeping eye fixed on a given point for job performance or safety), and Smell,


ESSENTIAL MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
1.    Interaction/communication with others, Continually -- interacts with others to coordinate work effort and ensure safety.
2.    Works alone/independently, Frequently -- works in the company of others while performing construction tasks.
3.    Directs/supervises others, Not required.
4.    Repetitive work, Work consists of performing simple tasks, i.e., lifting/pulling construction materials throughout the day.
5.    Attention to detail, Must carefully use power tools to prevent harm to self or others.  Must observe surrounding area while lowering supplies.
6.    Flexibility, Plan of action changes in the course of the day.
7.    Other mental/psychological demands, None.


ESSENTIAL WORKING CONDITIONS
1.    Works indoors, Frequently -- works indoors, inside ship.
2.    Works outdoors, Frequently -- works outdoors constructing scaffolding for other employees.
3.    Safety equipment required, Uses hard hat, eye protection, safety harness, hearing protection, respirator.
4.    Other Exposures, May be exposed to smoke, fumes, free silica, asbestos, dust, oil, grease, and heights.
5.    Operation of equipment/tools/vehicles, Table saw, band saw, planer, jointer, wood lathe, drill press, sanders, tape measure, overhead crane, fork lift, miscellaneous hand tools (hammer, screw driver, etc.).
6.    Required hygiene standards, Per company standards.
7.    Other, None.

Must have the ability to perform the essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others.       

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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