Shipfitter - Electric Boat

North Kingstown, RI 02852

Posted: 10/31/2018 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 1215

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates for Electric Boat, a Quonset based manufacturer who designs and builds the nuclear submarines used by our US Navy. Electric Boat is willing to train motivated candidates for positions that offer incredible opportunities for career advancement.

COMPANY NAME:  General Dynamics Electric Boat

JOB TITLE:  Shipfitter

LOCATION(S):  North Kingstown, RI

HOURS:  Full Time

Electric Boat is seeking shipfitters who are required to interpret construction drawings with basic math ability.

Key responsibilities include: 
  • Layout, fabrication, assembly and installation of foundations, structures, bulkheads, frames, components and deck packages
  • Reading and interpreting written policies, procedures and guidelines as work assignments will be accomplished using company drawings, test documents, technical manuals, and shipyard procedures
  • Alignment of parts in relation to each other using jacks, clips and wedges through use of blueprints and templates

Successful candidates will have:  

  • Previous Shipfitting/metal fabrication  or carpentry experience is preferred

  • Previous experience working in the construction industry or a manufacturing environment is desired

  • Previous metal fabrication experience and military shipbuilding experience is preferred

  • High school diploma/GED

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of pre-employment screening.



Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and Electric Boat will make the final hiring decisions.



Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work.  Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future’ s team will guide  and provide you with support  throughout the hiring process.

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

Duncan Ermer

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