Work closely with the Electrical Fitter Foreman, supervise and coordinate activities of fitters and welders assigned to the Electrical Department. Work with other crafts as instructed by supervision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: Because Eastern Shipbuilding is continually growing to meet the needs of our customers, the essential duties and responsibilities may be different than described.

  • Regular attendance at work and the ability to work flexible hours, including overtime, weekends, and holidays.
  • Comply with the company, Federal, State, and local safety, ethics, and environmental rules, regulations, and policies while performing duties.
  • Assign work on multiple assignments during a workday and monitor progress onboard marine vessels.
  • Provide technical assistance and oversee the fitters and welders assigned to the Electrical Dept.
  • Monitor your work performances and productivity.
  • Assist in meeting production goals.
  • Manage employees and plan ahead to have their crew work safely.
  • Inspect installation of brackets, mechanical fittings, and assembly works for conformance with specifications.
  • Flag cranes, figure weights, and rig all types of lifts.
  • Work with minimal supervision.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: May indirectly supervise and/or train subordinates.


Experience: One to three years previous shipyard experience. Previous supervisory experience desired. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Must be able to manage a crew of individuals to get the job done efficiently, effectively, and safely. Must be able to cut and burn with a torch or plasma cutter. Tack weld with 7018 6011 stainless rods, MIG, and aluminum. Requires knowledge of ship terminology, safety, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) regulations. Requires working knowledge of lock-out/tag-out procedures.

Skills: Ability to read and comprehend written, verbal, and diagrams or plans. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, verbal, and diagram form. Ability to read and understand blueprints. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from supervisors and employees. Knowledge of the safe operation and use of hand and power tools. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure. Ability to read a tape measure and use a cutting torch.

Behavioral Attributes: Integrity, ethics, flexibility/adaptability, initiative, interpersonal skills, attention to detail, safety-conscious, and multi-tasking. Maintain the confidential integrity of details pertaining to Eastern Shipbuilding Group.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing throughout the workday. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must be physically and medically qualified to wear all required personal protective equipment, as prescribed under Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. The employee must be able to work above ground at heights of a minimum of 50 feet aloft and/or working from scaffolding and/or man-lifts while working with machinery; in confined spaces and in extreme heat and cold in an outside climate or confined space.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee may be exposed to the risk of electrical shock, moving mechanical parts, vibration, fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, continual loud noise, and other hazards found in a heavy industrial shipyard environment. Rigorous compliance with safety procedures, policies, and personal safety equipment requirements is therefore mandatory.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: One location