Newport News

Pay: $19-$24/hr


Responsible for leading workers and ensuring containment is erected properly & safely onboard U.S. Navy vessels is in accordance with established procedures.  Containment will prevent fugitive dusts and spray paint from escaping established areas.  Modifications, repairs and tear-down of containment will be required.  Knowledge of hanging Tarps; applying Shrink wrap and/or monoflex to contain sandblast dust and overspray. Using Plugs, felt material, wooden blanks, etc. to assure fugitive dusts do not enter the ship. Continuously ensures fall protection and no-dropped item procedures are properly maintained.  Move material properly and safely usually utilizing JLGs following established procedures for crew and workers below safety.


  • Ensure that proper Safety procedures are followed by self and all crewmembers
  • Ensure that proper lifting & carrying techniques are followed
  • Ensure that the pathway to be utilized is understood and hazard assessments are completed
  • Watch for and immediately correct violations of other crew members
  • Strict compliance with No-Falling Items allowed procedures


  • Must have knowledge, skills and abilities to erect, maintain, fix, repair and tear-down all containment systems used by MAC.
  • Completed Containment or Rigging Courses will be beneficial; Knowledge of Shipyard & Containment requirements; Knowledge of staging material will be beneficial.
  • Ability to build containment/staging using accepted methods; safety of all personnel is paramount.
  • Working at heights and operation of aerial lifts (JLGs) required.
  • Work at heights and lead others to a common goal.  Lifting of up-to 35-pounds may be required.  Able to travel through vessel that may require occasional bending and squatting.   Daily climbing & descending ladders.  Walking at least a mile a day should be expected.  Working at heights on interior and exterior staging; over water; in dry-dock; etc. will be confronted.
  • Shipyard environment; aboard ship (vessel) work

Company Information

Tidewater Staffing Offers:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Full-Time Employment
  • Insurance Benefits
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Temp-to-Hire Job Opportunities
  • Free Training Programs
  • Direct Deposit | Money Network Cards
Tidewater Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

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