• Fabrication Resource Manager - Steel America

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    6 months ago(1/30/2019 4:43 PM)
    Steel America
  • Overview

    Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Steel America Division.

    We are pleased to accept resumes for Fabrication Resource Manager.

    This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA.



    • Ensures that work is accomplished in a safe manner, and that a quality product is delivered on schedule with the assigned project budget
    • Oversees the performance, direction and mentorship of Lead Mechanic Supervisors in the fabrication shop.
    • Assists project managers in properly planning and executing their projects by monitoring project and metrics, schedules, as related to production efforts, and giving appropriate feedback when required.
    • Communicates with project managers on a daily basis to discuss and resolve project and/or support issues
    • Reviews project manager and planner phased manning plans to ensure they are in alignment with the assigned labor budget and that adequate manning is available to accomplish the work contracted.
    • During quoting process, ensures project managers and estimators are being supported to effectively formalize the statement of work, set up the project, and develop competitive cost estimates
    • Analyzes project manager planning timetables (PMPTTS) for upcoming projects to ensure the project team will have proper manning, tools, specification, schedules, material and worksite accessibility needed to be successful
    • Works with customers and stakeholders on a regular basis to ensure the Project Manager and customer are in alignment with expectations
    • During the planning and execution phases, works closely with the cognizant Project Manager to ensure budget metrics are established and fiscal goals are understood and met
    • Assist in maintaining the Master Planning Matrix for all production work
    • Performs site visits to ensure we are operating to our ethics and core belief, perform safety observations and manage/schedule training as required
    • Work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Well versed in all technical aspects of structural steel detailing
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    • Work independently to complete responsibilities
    • Must have regular, reliable attendance




    • Possess 10 or more years production related experience in heavy steel fabrication or shipyard industry background as a production Zone Manager/General Foreman at a Naval or commercial shipyard, or intermediate/depot-level maintenance experience in the military would be considered
    • B.S. in Mechanical/Industrial Engineering. 4 year technical school program graduate or related degree preferred.
    • Previous project management experience and proven ability to meet quality, schedule and budget goals are strongly preferred.
    • Experience with Lean/Six Sigma manufacturing a plus
    • Understands the manufacturing process and materials for steel fabrication industry 
    • Able to analyze blueprints, specifications, scope of work and other documentation.
    • Strong analytical, personnel management and communication skills are necessary
    • Strong PC skills to include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook)



    Compensation & Benefits

    Our benefits include: 
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • 401K, company match
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Legal Services
    • Annual performance evaluations 
    • On-site Human Resources
    • On-site gym
    • Free and close proximity parking
    • Employee perks/gifts and more


    All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.


    Colonna’s Shipyard, Inc. and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    • Respect
    • Pride
    • Truth
    • Family

    These are our VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry.


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