Gryphon Technologies

  • Welder (Aluminum)

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/1/2019 11:37 AM)
    # of Openings
    OP PS PTS Other Marine Co
  • Overview

    Gryphon Technologies, LC / Gryphon Marine / Gryphon M&T (Gryphon) is a premier professional and engineering services provider to the Department of Defense. Gryphon is the federal Government’s partner working in support of mission critical systems in every phase of their lifecycle. We are proud of our ability to help shape tomorrow, while ensuring today’s U.S. and coalition forces can carry out their critical missions and tasks.

    Gryphon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


    • Removes, installs and tests electrical equipment, including cables, lights, horns, motors, controllers, engines, generators, and other components.
    • Requires performing preventive and corrective maintenance, performing pre-start and post operation checks on small Navy patrol and combat watercraft
    • Validate dimensions on drawings, determine deck and bulkhead materials, and determine best removal and installation route during a ship checks.
    • Use meters and other devices to connect, troubleshoot and operate electrical equipment.
    • Perform alignments.
    • Use various hand tools, drill press, welding machines, air compressor, generator, chain hoist, sandblaster, paint gun, grinder, forklift and other equipment to mount equipment and fabricate/install electrical connections, including soldered, crimped and mechanical terminations.
    • Read and interpret engineering drawings and instructions.
    • Knowledgeable and trained in safe work practices.
    • Will support mechanical and structural disciplines.
    • Assist in job-site set-up, maintenance, restoration, and securing.
    • Prepare and clean up work area.
    • Identify tools and materials per task and request materials as needed.
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    A minimum of five years of consistent experience as a Welder/ Ship Fitter.

    Journeyman or equivalent Navy training.

    Provide own hand tools.

    Must maintain an active SECRET security clearance.

    Qualify in Aluminum, Steel and Stainless in the Six G position.

    Competent with GTAW, SMAW and GMAW welding processes.



    CARRYING and LIFTING.  Ability to transport and lift up to 50 lbs.

    WALKING AND CLIMBING. Ability to climb up to four flights of stairs and climb ladders.  Employee is required to access remote areas of multi-level vessels.

    Must comply with Company’s Driver Safety Policy if assigned to operate company and/or rental vehicles.


    One must have good written communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, analytical, mathematical, and organizational skills. Ability to follow directions is a must. Applicants must be able to work well alone and as part of a team. U.S. Citizenship required.


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