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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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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.
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.

QUALITY ASSURANCE INSPECTOR

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:

  1. Assist in maintaining quality management systems.
  2. Support QA Manager as well as QA Specialist in assuring that all risk factors have been assessed. -KPI
  3. Ensure that all Quality standards are being followed. -KPI
  4. Establish effective quality control plans as per contractors to ensure clients expectations are met or exceeded. -KPI
  5. 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
  6. Plan and coordinate quality assurance inspections with customers and 3rd party inspectors as required. -KPI
  7. Supervise work of service providers that fall under any Quality Assurance functions. -KPI
  8. Observe and document any testing required by contractual agreement between Swift and any customer or other inspection agency. -KPI
  9. Review and approve documentation reports, contractor audits and any other official paperwork deemed as final records. -KPI
  10. 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:

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

Location: Morgan City, LA

Swiftships is seeking Program Analyst works with Project Managers, and PMO to:

  1. Track and report on project metrics and portfolio on a regular basis;
  2. Audit artifacts of projects and status reports to comply with ISO and other standards;
  3. Develop and maintain project management templates and artifacts;
  4. Support Project Managers in coordinating and participating in project related activities and deliverables

Essential Duties

  1. Portfolio Tracking and Reporting
  2. Monitoring, Measurement and Reporting
  3. Assisting Project Managers in managing projects
  4. Auditing compliance and maintain artifacts
  5. Manage Tools, Templates and process documentation

In addition to the role objectives listed above, the PA may also act as a custodian for administering tools, templates, processes and systems as defined by PMO. Detailed responsibilities include:

Track and Report on Portfolio of Projects

  1. Manage information on the overall portfolio of projects – active, next in line, pipeline, completed.   Work with the Project Managers to ensure that the project information is updated regularly
  2. Generate key performance indicators for measuring, tracking and reporting at the portfolio level
  3. Develop/ maintain reports and dashboards to show project and portfolio statuses and metrics.
  4. Monitor and communicate portfolio metrics on a regular basis (financial, resource, progress, other) to the Board, and VP, Director and CEO
  5. Organize meetings with Managers and Directors and assist in reviewing portfolio status with Leaders

Auditing Compliance by Project Managers

  1. Assist in auditing PM adherence to / compliance with best practices and ISO/CMMI methodology – including proper use of gate reviews, delivery of artifacts, monitoring of financials and project success criteria
  2. Establish regular feedback loop with Project Managers and work with PMO Principal and Director to improve artifacts delivery

Monitor and Report on Resource Planning and Utilization

  1. Collaborate with the Project Managers to ensure that resource allocation plan is established and actual utilization is updated on a regular basis
  2. Monitor and report planned and actual utilization across the portfolio
  3. Collaborate with Resource Managers to ensure that up to date information is maintained on Resources, roles, skills and availability for project work

Develop and Maintain Project Management Templates and Artifacts

  1. Assist PMO team define templates for artifacts.  Document PMO Standards to complete status reports, project artifacts and process steps
  2. Act as single point of contact for tools, templates and processes followed by PMO
  3. Support PMO in the development, rollout and monitoring of new project management templates and processes

Support Project Managers in Managing Projects

  1. Assist Project Managers in completing project management related tasks including but not limited to, updating Project Plans, completing artifacts, coordinating team meetings, tracking financials, preparing training schedules, tracking issues and risks, etc.
  2. Work with PMs to ensure that the project managers since Kickoff and ensure that they understand the requirements and follow PMO process throughout the life cycle of the project  

Level Based Competencies

  1. Good communication and presentation skills (verbal & written)
  2. Good collaboration skills
  3. Good skills in building working relationships
  4. Good planning, organizing & follow-up skills
  5. Strong attention to detail
  6. Good Time management skills
  7. Good meeting facilitation Skills

Technical Competencies/Skills

  1. Strong knowledge in reporting tools like Visio, Word, PowerPoint, Excel is a must
  2. Good knowledge of MS Project, program/project and portfolio management Best Practices
  3. Good knowledge of program, project and portfolio management tools
  4. Good project planning skills (WBS, estimation, and resourcing)
  5. Good project management skills (scope management, schedule management, budget management, resource management, issue and risk management, stakeholder management, etc.)
  6. Some knowledge of Information Security Awareness
  7. Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Project, SP 2013 and Smartsheet tool is a plus

Leadership/Supervision

  1. Some supervision and oversight in carrying out assigned tasks
  2. Adherence to performance review and goal setting process
  3. Proactively working with manager to identify training needs to expand and improve skills
  4. Provide on-the-job training/support to new/other team members
  5. Strong ability to apply feedback received to day-to-day work and strives to improve performance.
  6. Ability to provide feedback /check  on completion / quality of work performed by PMO

Job/General Knowledge/Skills

  1. Ability to work with cross functional teams
  2. Result oriented; good interpersonal skills
  3. Good ability to think conceptually and communicate
  4. Good credibility with Project Managers and Resource Managers
  5. Good ability to Multi Task
  6. Good prioritization skills
  7. Good reporting skills
  8. Good Adaptability

Education/Experience

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related field is preferred
  2. 3+ years IT industry QA work experience
  3. 4+ years of experience working in project management preferred
  4. 4+ years of Metrics and Reporting experience preferred
  5. Successful completion of a recognized project management curriculum is preferred

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.

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