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Marine Yard Fitter

Marine Yard Fitter

905 Pier Road Orange, TX, 77630, United States

Job Description

  • The job roles for this position are carrying out fitting and fabrication operations like measuring, marking out, sawing, grinding, drilling, chiseling, threading, tapping, scraping, manual lapping and inspecting of components in order to fit a component as per specifications. This fitter position is also responsible for cutting, assembling, and fitting pieces of metal together or repairing damage in metal components using heavy equipment that emits high heat, and melting into shape. This position will need to have a working knowledge of reading and comprehending blueprints, schematics and/or material specifications to ensure safe operations. Work will be performed at 2100 Dupont Drive in Orange, Texas at the Marine Yard and may include occasional travel. 
Essential Job Functions
  • Fabricate, position, align, and fit parts of structural metal products.
  • Maintain inventory of all welding equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Verify conformance of workpieces to specifications using squares, rulers, and measuring tape.
  • Stand watch as needed. 

Requirements or Required Experience

  • Requires knowledge of welding operations.
  • Requires ability to conduct routine repairs and maintenance as needed.
  • Requires knowledge of all safety regulations and procedures.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds.

Additional Duties

  • This Job Description does not cover all the required duties, activities, functions, and responsibilities of the position, any of which may change at any time according to the sole and absolute discretion of Muddy Water Dredging LP, with or without notice.


  • Competitive salary and bonus program.
  • 401(k) program that includes 100% company matching of the first 4% of employee contributions with immediate vesting.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability insurance plans.
  • Paid vacation, sick days, and Holidays.

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Muddy Water Dredging is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, marital or civil union or domestic partner relationship, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, pregnancy status, as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected be federal, state, local law or ordinance or regulation.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Founded in 2021, Muddy Water Dredging LP’s goal is to become the premier dredging company for operational performance, environmental quality, and safety. Our company provides diverse services from maintenance dredging to coastal marsh restoration. Excellent training, a magnificent work culture, and state-of-the-art equipment ensure that we provide market setting satisfaction while preserving the environment, economy, and community we work and live in.