Careers

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.

EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITIES EXIST FOR

  • Experienced/Certified professionals
  • Skilled craftsmen
  • Cleared professionals
  • Transitioning military personnel

CURRENT OPENINGS

As an integral member of the Swift team, you will be tasked as an Inspector for the Quality Assurance Department. In performing the responsibilities outlined below, this position will be responsible for inspections of welding/fitting and piping, as well as general construction and repair work of all vessels.

The main work location for this position will be in Morgan City, LA. 

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

  • Assist in maintaining quality management systems.-KPI
  • Support QA Manager as well as QA Specialist in assuring that all risk factors have been assessed.-KPI
  • Ensure that all Quality standards are being followed.-KPI
  • Establish effective quality control plans as per contractors to ensure clients expectations are met or exceeded.-KPI
  • Monitor operations to ensure that they meet production standards. Recommend adjustments to the assembly or production process. Inspect, test, or measure materials or products being produced.  KPI
  • Plan and coordinate quality assurance inspections with customers and 3rd party inspectors as required.-KPI 
  • Supervise work of service providers that fall under any Quality Assurance functions.KPI
  • Observe and document any testing required by contractual agreement between Swift and any customer or other inspection agency.-KPI
  • Review and approve documentation reports, contractor audits and any other official paperwork deemed as final records.-KPI
  • Perform in-house and vendor audits for conformance to customer requirements and Quality and Industry standards.

PEOPLE LEADERSHIP:

  1. Partner closely with various levels of management, vendors and staff to support and grow the business and ensure adherence to the industry-standard and best practices
  2. Create, communicate, and execute strategic initiatives across a complex and expanding organization.

QUALIFICATIONS AND/OR SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: Associates Degree in Engineering of any discipline of 5 or more years experience in the Quality Assurance Field.
  • Solid understanding of ISO 9001 and its principles.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.                                                 
  • Well versed with Welding Procedures, NDE Procedures and other test procedures and plans.
  • Understanding of Electrical procedures, mechanical/piping/structural etc., drawings and standards.

Job Title: Senior Human Resources Trainer

Employer: Swiftships, LLC, 1660 International Drive 7th FL. McLean, VA 22102

Duties:

  • Develops and conducts training programs for employees.
  • Discusses work situations with management that may require training for employees to better understand changes in policies and procedures.
  • Uses standard teaching outlines and instructional methods to develop curriculum for use with individual training, group instruction, meetings, and workshops.
  • Conducts training sessions covering specified areas, such as those related to new employee orientation, on-the-job training, safety and health practices, refresher training, upgrading and retraining displaced workers.
  • Selects or develops teaching aids, such as training handbooks, demonstration models, multimedia visual aids, computer tutorials, and reference works.
  • Tests trainees to measure progress and to evaluate effectiveness of training.
  • May select and coordinate training programs with outside vendors or professionals when required.
  • May work with a subject matter expert to develop instructional software for technical courses.

Qualifications Required: Must have Master’s degree in Human Resources or related fields. Must have 1 year experience in Human Resources, Training and Education.

Worksite Location: McLean, VA

Hours: M-F, full time

Salary: $60,757 annually

Contact: Resumes & Cover Letter HRIP@sunraysint.com No calls or faxes. EOE.

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 and the Technical/Engineering Director.

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

Education/Knowledge/Experience:

  • Degree in Engineering from a recognized university in Electrical Engineering 
  • Previous shipbuilding experience is highly desired
  • 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.
  • Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • A qualified candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications and AutoCAD. 
  • 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. 
  • Familiarity with electrical power distribution systems, control systems, and C4ISR systems is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • 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

SWIFT ACADEMY & TRAINING

If you have completed a two year welding course and have 3 months to 1 year’s worth of experience in aluminum welding, Swift Academy may be the right place for you. Click here to learn more.