Current Openings
Craft Positions - All facilities currently have Shipyard Craft Positions available.
Dock Master - Must be a certified Dry Dock Master with 5 to 10 years experience to operate and manage its floating dry dock. Responsible for the technical work in docking, rigging, hauling and undocking vessels, tugs, and barges, as well as, maintaining the integrity of the dry dock. Must be experienced in vessel docking plans and arrangements, alignment, and setting of docking support blocks. Considerable knowledge and experience in vessel structure, stress points, load factors, cradle positioning and dock support blocking. Must have knowledge in stability calculations and docking plan development. Familiar with ballast control console operation, tank level control monitoring and trim/heel transfer. Knowledge of environmental regulations, as well as, USCG regulations and safety requirements. Ensures safe operation of dry dock and safety deck margins are maintained. Able to plan, organize, manage and communicate well with others. Overall knowledge of ships is essential.
Marine Estimator - BS degree or equivalent training and work experience plus a minimum of 3 years experience as a Material and Marine Estimator. Must possess knowledge of marine construction. Comprehensive knowledge of practices and procedures for developing, preparing and forecasting cost estimates. Ability to work from blueprints and specifications, as well as, applying ways to cut cost and identify methods of saving cost by utilizing labor and materials for proposed projects.
Master Planner/Scheduler - Sound basic knowledge of the principles and practices of production planning and inventory control in a shipbuilding environment utilizing an MRP system. Good knowledge of heavy steel fabrication and ship outfitting / manufacturing processes. Sound knowledge of automated data handling systems from a users perspective. Ability to read engineering drawings and specifications. Ability to enter, maintain, and generate accurate data and reports. Ability to function on a team and to maintain effective working relationships. The ability to direct, follow direction and lead workers. The ability to work together with the Project Team, Production Supervision and Owner representatives as part of a group. The ability to accurately communicate ideas, instructions, questions, problems, solutions.
Sr. Marine Estimator - BS in a technical field or equivalent experience plus 7 or more years of combined Marine Estimating and/or procurement and/or scheduling experience. Comprehensive knowledge of practices and procedures for developing cost estimates. Must be fluent in Microsoft Excel and Word. Must be able to work from specifications, read blueprints and do a full material takeoff. Prepare estimates for labor, materials and other costs. Reviews specifications and drawings to develop a build strategy and formulate estimates for required labor and material costs. Formulates an outline of itemized work descriptions. Assigns production man-hours and material costs to each work item within a project. Summarizes applicable engineering and indirect costs for each work item to determine total project cost for submission.
VT Halter Marine is an EOE/AAP Employer.
From Conception and Design to Blueprint and Blue Waters, VT Halter Marine strives to maintain a balanced work life experience for each of its family members. "The greatest resource our company will ever have is each other."
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VT Halter Marine
Attention: Recruiting
900 Bayou Casotte Parkway
Pascagoula, MS 39581
(228) 696-6756
Fax: (228) 696-6763