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At Swiftships, we recognize the value in every employee. Your ideas can take root among a talented team of successful leaders and high achievers – dedicated to excellence, passionate about results, and committed to impact and growth. There is room to develop at Swiftships, where action leads to impact, and impact leads to growth.

Opportunities

  Experienced/certified professionals
  Skilled craftsmen
  Cleared professionals
  Transitioning military personnel

Current Openings

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SAFETY MANAGER

Location: Morgan City, LA

As an integral member of the Swift team, you will be tasked as a Safety Program Manager responsible for providing technical safety and health leadership to shipyard and company personnel. Develop company safety and health programs and objectives and lead safety training programs. Monitor safety and health regulations and provide technical guidance to shipyard and company personnel to ensure compliance with federal and state safety and health regulations.

Some of the key position highlights, but not limited to, are as follows:

Program Administration

  1. Plans, coordinates and administers a comprehensive Occupational Safety, Health, and Environment (OSHE) program for Swiftships.
  2. Develops and recommends OSHE policy to higher levels of management.
  3. Plans, schedules and conducts or directs surveys of facilities and activities to identify safety or health risks or hazards; to insure compliance with established safety/health requirements, practices and procedures; and to develop new requirements or procedures for risks or hazards not adequately addressed by existing procedures.
  4. Plans, conducts, or directs safety and occupational health education and training, and conducts promotional activities (newsletters, etc.) to promote awareness of safe practices and safety requirements.
  5. Investigates accidents or reported hazards. Determines the extent of the risk/hazard, or the cause of the accident, and prepares all required reports and assessments.
  6. Tracks, analyzes, and reports on trends, and develops recommended actions to address unfavorable trends or potential risks/hazards (e.g. modifying operating procedures, requiring safety devices, etc.).
  7. Develops, coordinates and implements safety requirements, practices and procedures to eliminate or control safety or occupational health risks and hazards to the extent possible using current safety principles, methods, and techniques.
  8. Maintains an effective working relationship with other offices affecting or supporting the safety or occupational health of personnel.
  9. Coordinates safety program activities and efforts with these offices, and insures necessary support and emphasis is provided to the safety and occupational health programs.
  10. Prepares and distributes reports and consults with department personnel. Conducts follow-up inspections and tracks risks/hazards/discrepancies in accordance with the Swiftships Risk Management program.

Maintaining Adherence to Program Standards

  1. Implements requirements and procedures from higher authorities, issues and maintains local directives and procedures, and insures required practices and procedures are carried out for all industrial, construction, training, transportation, and other operations and activities.
  2. Applies safety and occupational health laws, regulations, principles, theories, practices, and procedures to advise on or resolve technical matters dealing with occupational safety and health requirements.
  3. Analyzes or evaluates new and existing jobs, processes, products, or other systems to determine the existence, severity, probability, and outcome of hazards.
  4. Designs or modifies workplaces, processes, products, or other systems to control or eliminate hazards.
  5. Trains workers, supervisors, managers, and other safety and occupational health personnel in safety or occupational health subjects.
  6. Recommends control measures for identified risks.
  7. Must have the ability to carry out assigned tasks and projects to their completion with minimal supervision. Must have the ability to work independently and with multiple tasks.
  8. Facilitates monthly meetings and coordinates with key management.
  9. Employees in this position are considered confidential.
  10. Maintaining the utmost confidentiality in dealing with employee records and business information.
  11. Assists with administration of workers’ compensation program to determine areas for increased training and emphasis on accident prevention. Maintains complete and accurate records as required.
  12. Attendance at work is an essential function of this position.

– KPI OTHER DUTIES:

  1. May be required to travel to attend seminars and conferences to remain up-to-date on safety and environmental laws, regulations, and best practices.
  2. May be required to serve on various employee committees.
  3. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Qualifications and/or Special Requirement

  1. Education: Associates degree in Occupational Safety & Health or related field preferred, or equivalent combination of education and previous safety experience. Previous shipyard experience is preferred but not required.
  2. Knowledge of safety and environmental regulations and consensus standards (NMSA, NMAC, OSHA, EPA, DOT, NIOSH, ANSI, IFC, CGA, NFPA), inspection procedures, incident prevention, incident investigation techniques, and safety and environmental education and training.
  3. Effective oral communication skills to interact with employees at all levels of the organization.
  4. Ability to speak to large groups of employees (public speaking).
  5. Effective written communication skills to create and deliver reports to senior management.
  6. The ability to establish and maintain a professional and effective working relationship with employees at all levels in the organizations and external entities (OSHA, EPA, NMED, DOT) is essential to this position.
  7. Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record for the past three years.
  8. In performing the responsibilities outlined above, this position will be responsible for designing, generating and presenting all daily, monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the group that are required by the Board of Directors.
ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

Location: Morgan City, LA

Swiftships has a diverse portfolio of services within both commercial and defense sector. Swiftships’ delivers projects to all branches of the U.S. military, commercial/private companies, and many foreign countries. As an integral member of the Swiftships team, the Electrical Engineer will oversee the coordination and administration of all aspects of electrical engineering for both Military and Commercial Construction programs and/or Shipbuilding.  Overall responsibilities, include but are not limited to researching, designing, developing, testing, or supervising the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use.  The Electrical Engineer will report directly to the Engineering Manager.

  1. Operate computer-assisted engineering or design software or equipment to perform engineering tasks.
  2. Prepare technical drawings, specifications of electrical systems and procedures to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements.
  3. Confer with engineers, customers, or others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects or products.
  4. Design, implement, maintain, or improve electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components, products, or systems for commercial, industrial, or domestic purposes.
  5. Direct or coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, or testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, or customer requirements.
  6. Compile data and write reports regarding existing or potential electrical engineering studies or projects.
  7. Perform detailed calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction, or installation standards or specifications.
  8. Prepare specifications for purchases of materials or equipment.
  9. Estimate labor, material, or construction costs for budget preparation purposes.
  10. Supervise or train project team members as necessary.

Education/Knowledge/Experience:

  1. Degree in Electrical Engineering from a ABET accredited university, or an equivalent to degree (registered PE, etc).
  2. Ability to use AutoCAD or similar systems is desired
  3. 6 – 10 years of engineering design experience is preferred
  4. Previous shipbuilding experience is desired
  5. Previous systems and/or design engineering experience desired
  6. Mixture of Instrument, Control, power systems, and C4ISR systems engineering experience is desired
  7. Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  8. Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  9. English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  10. A qualified candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  11. It is preferred that the candidate be familiar with shipboard Interior Communications systems such as Switchboards, Telephone systems, Announcing, TV and Audio, Alarms, Indicating, etc. and understand the typical shipboard interfaces, interconnections, and integration requirements.
  12. Excellent communication skills.
MECHANICAL ENGINEER

Location: Morgan City, LA

Swiftships has a diverse portfolio of services within both commercial and defense sector. Swiftships’ delivers projects to all branches of the U.S. military, commercial/private companies, and many foreign countries. As an integral member of the Swiftships team, the Mechanical Engineer will oversee the coordination and administration of all aspects of mechanical engineering for both Military and Commercial Construction programs and/or Shipbuilding.  Overall responsibilities, include but are not limited to researching, designing, developing, testing, or supervising the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use.  The Mechanical Engineer will report directly to the Engineering Manager.

  1. Operate computer-assisted engineering or design software or equipment to perform engineering tasks.
  2. Prepare technical drawings, specifications of mechanical systems and procedures to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements.
  3. Confer with engineers, customers, or others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects or products.
  4. Design, implement, maintain, or improve mechanical systems, equipment, facilities, components or products for commercial, industrial, or domestic purposes.
  5. Direct or coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, or testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, or customer requirements.
  6. Compile data and write reports regarding existing or potential mechanical engineering studies or projects.
  7. Perform detailed calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction, or installation standards or specifications.
  8. Prepare specifications for purchases of materials or equipment.
  9. Estimate labor, material, or construction costs for budget preparation purposes.
  10. Supervise or train project team members as necessary.

Education/Knowledge/Experience:

  1. Degree in Mechanical, Marine, or Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited university, or the equivalent of an engineering degree (registered PE, etc)
  2. Ability to use AutoCAD or similar systems is desired
  3. 6 – 10 years of engineering design experience is preferred
  4. Previous shipbuilding experience is desired
  5. Previous systems and/or design engineering experience desired
  6. Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  7. Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  8. English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  9. A qualified candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  10. It is desired that the candidate be familiar with shipboard mechanical systems requirements found in ABS, USCG and USN documents.
  11. Excellent communication skills.
NAVAL ARCHITECT

Location: Morgan City, LA

An ideal candidate for this position will have: 

  1. Preferred Bachelor Degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from a reputable well-recognized university.
  2. Three (3)-Five (5) years of professional experience in the marine engineering or naval architectural field performing vessel structures or systems design, or as a shipyard project inspector. 
  3. Proficiency in the use of the application of Computer Aided Design (CAD) applications, both 2D and 3D.
  4. Fluency in the use of the MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point. 
  5. Effective writing and talking skills. 
  6. Work with other professional staff as required to accomplish assigned projects. 

The candidate shall be capable of working with other professional staff for developing of the designs of Marine/Naval Vessels using professional software, including but not limited to:

  1. 3D Modeling of hull
  2. 3D structural analysis
  3. Development of structural drawings as required by the class
  4. Development of Structural and Scantling calculations as required by the class
  5. Preparing the weight estimate, trim & stability and seakeeping reports 
  6. Power & Speed Analysis
  7. Developing of Ship Detail Design
  8. Developing of Production drawings and work packages
  9. Preparing designs, specifications, and drawings for modification, and repair to the structure, general arrangements, and outfitting of vessels including machinery, piping, and ventilation systems 
WAREHOUSE CLERK

Location: Morgan City, LA

Warehouse Clerks assist with shipments coming in and out of warehouses. They move incoming material to the proper locations within the facility and retrieve necessary items for outgoing shipments. Their efforts are essential to proper storage within the warehouse and accurate order fulfillment to customers. Retail and manufacturing supply chains depend on Warehouse Clerks to keep merchandise flowing through the system.

Depending on the size and set-up of the facility, Warehouse Clerks may work independently, as part of a small group or as assistants to a large team. Warehouse Clerks spend much of their time on their feet and need to be able to bend and lift. Because of the physical nature of their job, Warehouse Clerks should be in good shape and possess stamina

Duties and Responsibilities 

Several core responsibilities are involved in a career as a Warehouse Clerk. From our analysis of job postings, here are some of the most important duties employers expect Warehouse Clerks to perform:

Unloading Trucks

Warehouse Clerks move items off of vehicles and into the correct area within the facility. They open containers and crates to inspect for damage and see to it that what was delivered matches what was requested.

Product Organization

By checking in items and entering data into the computer system, Warehouse Clerks help keep track of inventory. They also assume responsibility for proper storage. Such actions may include placing items on shelves, sorting things into bins or separating similar products by size or color. Warehouse Clerks enter data within AX and SharePoint to track material in and out for projects. By using AX Warehouse Clerks receives and releases material for projects.

Dealing with Orders

Warehouse Clerks read paperwork detailing what needs to be retrieved from the warehouse in order to complete outgoing orders. They then find the necessary items and move them to holding bins, the shipping department or another designated area.

Safety and Upkeep

Warehouse Clerks mop, sweep, put equipment back in its assigned place and perform basic maintenance to keep the facility clean and safe. They are expected to be on the lookout for potential hazards, such as faulty equipment, and report concerns to the proper managers. They abide by company policies regarding the wearing of safety gear. When warehouse supplies such as boxes or pens are low, they restock and/or reorder items so that business can go on interrupted.

While physically being able to lift, load and package may be at the core of being a Warehouse Clerk, employers look for traits beyond strength and dexterity. Demonstrating the following abilities can help candidates land jobs in this career field:

  1. Reading comprehension
  2. Counting skills
  3. Displaying good time management skills, including punctuality and limiting downtime
  4. Valuing teamwork since several people are often involved in the process of moving and delivering materials, such as customer service representatives and transport drivers
  5. Following directions to ensure the right material gets to the right place
  6. Sticking to safety procedures to create the proper environment in accordance with company policies and governmental mandates
  7. Displaying pride in one’s work by consistently working hard and producing accurate results
  8. Attending to detail to ensure items are properly placed in the warehouse and orders are filled according to specifications

Tools of the trade

A variety of tools help Warehouse Clerks with their mission to quickly and carefully move items within the facility. Be familiar with the following if you pursue a career as a Warehouse Clerk:

  1. Containers – Boxes, crates and other enclosures that hold items that need to be moved, unpacked or shipped
  2. Racks – Frameworks on which to hang or place merchandise to keep items orderly
  3. Packing Slips – Lists of what is contained in a shipment
  4. Inventory – Stock available in the warehouse
  5. Orders – Pertinent information containing specifics about which products and amounts a customer desires
  6. Scanners/Barcode readers – Tech equipment that deciphers coded labels containing information about the content of a box or shipment
  7. Dollies – Platforms with wheels that can be useful in transporting heavy items or multiple boxes
  8. Computers – To perform tasks such as entering data and monitoring inventory
  9. Protective gear – Clothing, closed-toe shoes, safety glasses, back braces, gloves and other wearable items that assist in keeping a worker’s body from being injured
  10. Safety guidelines – Written instructions, often mandated by the government, providing information on the proper way to handle and dispose of material
WAREHOUSE SPECIALIST/HELPER

Location: New Iberia, LA

As an integral member of the Swift team, you will be tasked as a Warehouse Specialist responsible for shipping and receiving of materials fulfilling orders, packaging items for shipment and arranging delivery pickups. This involves the loading of materials and products as well as verifying the quantity of items received against purchase orders. You will be required to update the Swiftships Dynamix AX system and track all material entering and leaving the warehouse. You will monitor inventory levels and notify Warehouse Manager of and deficiencies or inaccuracies.

Essential Job Description & Responsibilities:

  1. Assist with the receiving process
  2. Perform cycle counts – KPI.
  3. Replenish flow line materials and receive completed devices – KPI.
  4. Examine and inspect stock items for wear or defects, report any damage to supervisors – KPI.
  5. Keep records on the use and/or damage of stock – KPI.
  6. Performs other related duties as required.
  7. Transact inventory movements using inventory control System – KPI.
  8. Fill independent demands for material requisitions.
  9. Reports problems to supervisor – KPI.
  10. Keeps area safe, clean and organized – KPI.
  11. Unload items to be stocked in warehouses and or storage yards.
  12. Verify inventory computations by comparing them to physical counts of stock, and investigate discrepancies or adjust errors – KPI.
  13. Perform other tasks as assigned.
  14. Attendance at work is an essential function of this position. – KPI.

Qualifications and/or Special Requirements:

  1. Education: High School Diploma.
  2. Understanding large-scale organization systems
  3. Knowing inventory control systems
  4. Forklift experience highly desirable, or must become forklift certified within 30 days of employment
  5. Managing multiple projects simultaneously
  6. Meeting physical requirements, such as lifting, bending and standing for long periods
  7. Knowing Microsoft Office programs, such as Word and Excel.

Physical Demands:

Heavy Work
Heavy Work involves exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.

PRESENCE AND/OR FREQUENCY OF OTHER PHYSICAL DEMANDS

REACHING Forward flexion and/or abduction of the hand(s) and arm(s); generally, within a 0◦ - 90◦ range of motion from the shoulder; or extension within a 0◦ - 50 ◦ range of motion from the shoulder.

REACHING ABOVE THE SHOULDER Forward flexion and/or abduction of the hand(s) and arm(s); generally at greater than 90◦ from the shoulder.

TWISTING Turning, twisting, contorting, or flexing the torso in any direction towards the right or left.

REPETITIVE MOVEMENTS OF ELBOWS (HANDLING) Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand or hands using the whole arm.

REPETITIVE MOVEMENTS OF WRISTS (FINGERING) Picking, pinching, or otherwise working primarily with fingers and wrists rather than the whole arm as in handling.

SQUATTING (CROUCHING) Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.

KNEELING Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.

CLIMBING Ascending or descending ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps, poles, and the like, using feet and legs or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized.

Qualifications and/or Special Requirements:

  1. Education: High School Diploma.
  2. Understanding large-scale organization systems
  3. Knowing inventory control systems
  4. Forklift experience highly desirable, or must become forklift certified within 30 days of employment
  5. Managing multiple projects simultaneously
  6. Meeting physical requirements, such as lifting, bending and standing for long periods
  7. Knowing Microsoft Office programs, such as Word and Excel.
WAREHOUSE MATERIAL HANDLER

Location: New Iberia, LA

As an integral member of the Swiftships Warehouse Department, you will be tasked as a Warehouse Material Handler. Warehouse Helper ensures the smooth functioning of the warehouse. This is critical to the company because of the schedule- driven production environment. Track all material entering and leaving the warehouse. You will monitor inventory levels and notify Warehouse Manager of and deficiencies or inaccuracies. Through work, shifts may vary due to the nature of a given assignment.

Essential Job Descriptions & Responsibilities:

Receiving

  1. Assist incoming Materials Manager in all receiving functions including unloading delivery trucks.
  2. Ensure that incoming items are received, and stored according to the company’s protocol.

Issuing/ Shipping:

  1. Assist the Outgoing Material Manager in all shipping and freight forwarding.
  2. Ensures the outgoing items are issued according to the company’s protocols.
  3. Assist in accurately pulling pick-ticket material from storage and moving to packing areas.
  4. Handle packing activities such as putting items in boxes or crates and labeling them correctly.

Safety /Security/ Cleanliness:

  1. Must comply with company, federal, state, and local safety and environmental rules and regulations while performing daily job tasks.
  2. Ensures overall security of the warehouse.
  3. Mop, sweeps, return equipment to its assigned place, and perform basic maintenance to keep the facility clean and safe.

Qualifications and/or Special Requirements

  1. Education: High School Diploma.
  2. 1year of warehousing/supply chain management experience.
  3. Certified Forklift Operator.
  4. Competent reading, writing, and verbal skills.
  5. Ability to work independently or as part of a team in a fast-paced, detail-oriented work environment.
  6. Managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  7. Knowing Microsoft Office programs, such as Word Outlook, and Excel.
  8. Weekend work.
  9. Working with U.S. or foreign government personnel.

Physical Demands:

Heavy Work:

Involves exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work

  1. Lifting Heavy Objects:
  • Lift/ push/ pull 50lbs. to 75lbs. on an occasional basis
  1. Bending/ Stooping:
    • Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  1. Kneeling:
    • Bending legs at knees to come rest on knee or knees
  1. Squatting (Crouching):
    • Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine
  1. Performs prolonged standing.
  2. Repetitive moments of elbows (Handling):
    • Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hands using the whole arm.
  1. Climbing:
    • Ascending and descending ladder, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized
  1. Reaching:
    • Forward flexion and / or the hand(s) and arm(s): generally, within a range of motion from the shoulder, or extension within a range of motion to the shoulder.
  1. Twisting:
    • Turning, twisting, contouring, or flexing the torso in any direction towards the right or left.
  1. Competent reading, writing, and verbal skills.
  2. Ability to work independently or as part of a team in a fast-paced, detail-oriented work environment.
  3. Managing multiple projects simultaneously

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to humid conditions, high

Precarious places, outside weather conditions, and extreme heat.

DEPUTY PROJECT MANAGER / PROJECT ANALYST

Location: Morgan City, LA

Swiftships has been a military and commercial vessel manufacturer since 1969. Swiftships’ delivery to all branches of the U.S. military, commercial/private companies, and 52 foreign countries has established Swiftships’ recognition as a leader in the shipbuilding industry today. U.S. Navy approved and ISO certified, Swiftships’ American quality build and innovative designs are the envy of the industry; its unique capabilities are designed to meet the real-world requirements and applications not only to the United States, but countless governments across the globe.

 The Deputy Project Manager / Project Analyst shall execute the following responsibilities at a minimum:

  1. Manage tasks and personnel to create an effective technical team to resolve ship repair design/engineering and production issues
  2. Assist the Program Manager in the selection of other project team members or critical subcontractors and suppliers
  3. Develop program dashboards using EV principles, and further make recommendations to make the program effective through best practice implementations aligned with the ship building and repair industry
  4. Interface with senior US Navy civilian and Government  personnel
  5. Clearly document and present findings to include creation of diagrams and procedure documentation
  6. Communicate effectively with a wide variety of technical and non-technical audiences
  7. Identify, analyze and define project/program requirements and scope
  8. Tracking budget, staff, and other resources necessary to accomplish the goals and/or objectives of the program group/function
  9. Assist the Program Manager in the selection of other project team members by interviewing, selecting, and training to increase the pool of professionals required to provide superior work to the customer
  10. Develop and manage project plans and risk register for shipbuilding and repair tasks
  11. Meet with and receive feedback from project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  12. Identifying and resolving issues and conflicts within the project team
  13. Assist the Program Manager in defining project goals and objectives that support company-wide business goals, while focusing on the customer’s needs and requirements
  14. Work closely with engineering and production in the design-to-cost process to develop and maintain rigorous cost estimates
  15. Provide frequent on-site monitoring and enforcement of schedules and vendor quality
  16. Oversee subcontractors and suppliers as assigned by the Program Manager

Basic Qualifications

  1. Strong oral and written communication skills across organizational structures and multiple management levels.
  2. Possess a mid-level understanding of core concepts of ship repair.
  3. Ability to escalate problems to the right individuals for any technical or managerial support needed for resolution.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, ambitious environment while prioritizing and managing multiple responsibilities.
  5. Ability to successfully facilitate collaboration across multiple functions, departments and levels and serve as a role model for teamwork.

Other Requirements:

  1. Mentor and train junior program staff as required during program roll-out.
  2. Desire for continuing training for proficiency in tools such as: MS Office, MS Dynamics AX, MS Project and other pertinent tools as required.
  3. Flexibility in working weekends and long-hours daily.
FIELD ENGINEER

Location: Morgan City, LA

Swiftships has been a military and commercial vessel manufacturer since 1969. Swiftships’ delivery to all branches of the U.S. military, commercial/private companies, and 52 foreign countries has established Swiftships’ recognition as a leader in the shipbuilding industry today. U.S. Navy approved and ISO certified, Swiftships’ American quality build and innovative designs are the envy of the industry; its unique capabilities are designed to meet the real-world requirements and applications not only to the United States, but countless governments across the globe.

Essential responsibilities include assisting Project Engineer with  production package breakdowns and verifying work packages are understood and explainable. Interface between production and engineering departments, helping resolve drawing interpretation issues in the field (requiring someone with capacity to read and understanding both base design and production design drawings) and where on site resolution is not possible, generate RFI’s for concerns and follow through to resolution. Otherwise, as directed by the Project Engineer.

Other Openings

  Steel Structural Welder 1st Class (ability to pass military/ABS standard test)
  Pipe Welder 1st Class (ability to pass military/ABS standard test)
  Steel Shipfitter 1st Class
  Marine Inside/Outside Machinist
  Marine Pipe Fitter 1st Class
  Marine Electrician 1st Class
  Aluminum Welder 1st Class (ability to pass military/ABS standard test)
  Aluminum Shipfitter 1st Class

How to Apply

Email your application/resume and cover letter to hr@swiftships.com or send via USPS to P.O. Box 2869, Morgan City, LA 70381. You may also apply in person at 1105 Levee Road, Morgan City, LA 70380.

Click here to download the Swiftships Employment Application

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