• Paint Resource Manager- Main Yard

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(2/13/2019 11:37 AM)
  • Overview

    Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Paint Department.
    We are pleased to accept resumes for Paint Shop Resource Manager.
    This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA.



    • Interview, train, motivate and retain a skilled work force
    • Identify training needs of each employee under their supervision
    • Perform daily job cost reviews and provide feedback to Section Manager or Superintendent when required.
    • Perform job cost projections on a weekly basis, account for man – hours used by the department employees.
    • Responsible for providing the correct labor to efficiently perform the job at the lowest possible labor cost.
    • Employee and temporary subcontractor supervision, to include the prevention of unauthorized work
    • Collect TimeCards daily, update the shops attendance spreadsheet and turn card into TimeKeeping
    • Manage the use of company paid overtime. Only expend overtime for critical path items, to solve manpower shortage, or ease facility overcrowding. Work only approved overtime.
    • Control and maintain company equipment assigned to your trade
    • Ensure that rental equipment is turned in immediately after use.
    • Review yard work practice and processes, develop and implement improvements.
    • Assist in developing cost estimates and schedules.
    • Prove technical expertise and advice to Project Superintendents.
    • Assist the Superintendent and Section manager in determining the manpower required for the project
    • Audit the various projects for productivity, safety, and to determine that the personnel assigned have the proper tools to work safely and efficiently.
    • Establish and maintain a working relationship with customer, employees and management.
    • Document and maintain filed of weekly.
    • Provide jobsite supervision and assistance as required. Ensure that any Shop Supervisor assigned to a job are on the deck plates 80% of the time.
    • Work independently to complete responsibilities
    • Must have regular, reliable attendance
    • Will be required to wear protective equipment hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots/ shoes and, when necessary, respirator.
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
    • 7 years’ minimum hand on experience in trade to be supervised
    • 7 years’ minimum experience with trademen supervision
    • Previous shipboard experience strongly preferred
    • Attention to detail and documentation, to include recordkeeping and scheduling
    • Through knowledge of ship repair processes
    • Successful supervisory experience
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office

    Compensation & Benefits

    Position compensation is based on experience.


    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.
    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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