Welding Foreman

Job ID
2023-2507
Posted Date
4 weeks ago(1/13/2023 11:13 AM)
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Structural Department.


We are pleased to accept resumes for Foreman.


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

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and FUNCTIONS

  • Supervise and coordinate all activities of fabricators & welders in the steel shop
  • Responsible for safety
  • Responsible for administering discipline to assigned employees
  • Directly supervise steel employees in work task to verify and ensure conformance to specifications, drawings, procedures, and quality, schedule, and budget.
  • Interpret company policy to workers and enforces safety and environmental regulations.
  • Interpret specifications, blueprints, sketches and work orders to employees.
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of customer product.
  • Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of workers.
  • Assist workers in solving work problems.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Hire and train employees
  • Perform planning, assigning, and directing of work.
  • Address complaints and resolve them
  • Planning and preparing a fabrication shop schedule of all known and anticipated work, based on staffing and material resources.
  • Layout mild steel and stainless steel heavy and light structure, frames, skids, piping and other projects for fabrication.
  • Monitor and support all shop projects maintaining high quality, on time delivery, safety and staying within budget.
  • Understanding and adhering to the defined scope of work.
  • Following company procedures regarding material procurement and return; pre planning equipment and material needs.
  • Must be able to accomplish fabrication shop work in an efficient manner
  • Document and maintain files of weekly "tool-box safety training" accomplished
  • Work independently to complete responsibilities
  • Must have regular, reliable attendance
  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment- hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots/shoes and, when necessary, respirator
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5-10 years of experience as a supervisor of (10) or more fabricators.
  • 5-10 years of “hand-on” experience in the layout, fitting, and welding of structural steel, pipe, plate and sheet metal.
  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints and schematics.
  • Experienced in QA/QC programs and procedures
  • Expert level knowledge of all welding methods, procedures, and quality control.
  • Working knowledge of all tools and equipment i.e. overhead cranes, saw, iron workers, shears, breaks, welding equipment.
  • Knowledge of design principles, AMSE/AWS codes, and safety standards.

The ability to communicate and work effectively with managers, field personnel, customers and employees

Compensation & Benefits

Position compensation is based on experience.

 

Our benefits include:
• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
• 401K
• 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

EEO

All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.

 

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


EOE / M / F / DISABILITY / VET

  • 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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