Dear Hiring Manager,
I am writing to apply for the position of Shipfitter at your company. With my extensive experience in this field, I am confident that I can bring valuable contributions to your team.
My role as a shipfitter includes laying out and measuring material for cutting, assembling, fabricating, welding and finishing all structural elements of a ship’s hull. I am adept in the use of hand tools such as plumb bobs, levels and jacks to fit frames and shells.
I have extensive experience with grinding, chipping, balancing weights and preparing surfaces for painting. Additionally, I am familiar with the types of materials used for shipbuilding, such as steel and aluminum.
I have excellent problem-solving skills and an eye for detail that allows me to quickly identify deficiencies in the construction process and take corrective action as needed. My strong organizational skills help me ensure that deadlines are met while maintaining a safe work environment.
I am confident that I can deliver outstanding performance as Shipfitter and exceed your expectations. Thank you for considering my application, and I look forward to speaking with you further about this opportunity.