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Tradesmen International, Inc. Marine Outside Machinist in SAN DIEGO, California


Prior NAVY background is a plus

Prior trade experience i.e. outside machinist, Pipe Fitter, Electrician

Performs inspections and other quality assurance functions required to substantiate conformance to shipbuilding and repair drawings, specifications, and contract requirements. Conducts audit, surveillance, drafts reports, reviews technical documentation and performs other quality related administrative tasks in all phases and stages of ship construction and/or repair. Reports to Supervisor or Manager of Quality Assurance. .


  • Perform basic inspection of shipbuilding and ship repair work in accordance with established policies to ensure compliance with technical requirements

  • Ensure correct materials and proper fabrication and installation procedures are utilized during production processes

  • Evaluate results from tests and inspections to determine acceptability with assistance as needed

  • Basic understanding and ability to research technical documents including engineering drawings, specifications, standards, test procedures, work instructions, NAVSEA Standard Items, and contract requirements

  • Basic understanding of the usage of calibrated equipment and ability to validate calibration of equipment, gauges, and tools used in production and inspection in accordance with established policies

  • Basic ability to recognize and document nonconformance’s per company policy

  • Basic understanding of root cause analysis, corrective action, and preventative action practices

  • Ability to learn and perform process audits and surveillances

  • Actively participates in implementing and monitoring continuous improvement initiatives to improve safety, improve quality, reduce cycle time, and reduce costs

  • Brings complex issues to the attention of Supervision

  • Performs other Quality Assurance tasks as assigned by supervisor/manager



  • High School education or equivalent; Additional technical education or college education a plus

  • Zero to four (0 – 4) years of Quality Assurance or related experience

  • Knowledge of shipbuilding and repair operations a plus

  • Ability to develop technical knowledge of ship construction and repair processes including welding, structural, machinery, electrical piping, ventilation, flushing and develop familiarity with various measuring instruments related to inspections.

  • Computer literate; knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and IFS Quality Modules a plus

  • Good written and verbal communication skills, integrity, presentation skills, problem solving skills

  • Positive attitude and determination to help others required

  • Able to learn to read and understand blueprints, standard/specifications, regulatory body requirements, and ship specifications

  • Must be a team player


Must be able to perform the essentials of the position including working in a shipyard environment, the ability to climb ladders, operate moving machinery, work at heights, go into tanks, voids and cofferdams. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Successful accomplishment of the assigned tasks will directly relate to NASSCOs ability to build ships in a cost effective manner, reducing rework and providing a quality product to the customer.

Company Details

Tradesmen International, America’s elite skilled labor force, is seeking experienced Outside Machinists to join our team. We are recognized internationally as a leading source for reliable, skilled machinists with thousands of employees across North America. With more than 5,000 active clients we have a plenty of great opportunities for skilled marine outside machinists that want to be the best in their field. We offer consistent work, top pay, benefits, and employment opportunities in most major markets throughout North America.

In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with us.

  • Vacation Pay

  • Health insurance

  • Dental and vision plan

  • Prescription drug plan

  • Life insurance

  • Short-term disability

  • 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan

  • Incentive programs

  • Tool purchase programs

Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

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Recruiter Name

Matthew Flores

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Posted Date 3 weeks ago (9/28/2021 11:32 AM)

Req ID 2021-303790

Category Marine Trades - Outside Machinist

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