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PSI is the largest privately owned shipyard in Hawaii, with two of the largest dry docks in the state. We have been in business since 1944 and have a large labor force of skilled craftsman with a full support staff of professionals who comprise of engineering, project management, QA, EHS, accounting, contracts, and human resources.
A homegrown, family-owned company, PSI is passionate about servicing ships that support life in Hawaii. As the longest-running shipyard in Hawai’i with two of the largest dry docks in the state, PSI provides clients with an unmatched breadth of experience. From serving the Department of Defense as a prime contractor to ensuring commercial shipping companies continue delivering fresh food to neighbor islands, PSI is here to serve.
PSI strives for excellence in customer service, and we know that each employee on our team is critical to our success. We have a comprehensive labor force of skilled tradespeople with a full support staff comprised of engineering, project management, quality assurance, environmental, safety, accounting, contracts, and human resources professionals.
We are a full-service shipyard that offers its employees a complete benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement plans, paid time off, challenging and rewarding work environments, career development, and more.
Please consider joining the PSI team by applying for a position below and navigate yourself into a new career!
This position oversees all aspects of the sandblast/painting operations of the department, as assigned by the Blast/Paint Superintendent and Production Manager. Must possess knowledge and experience and/or training of industrial, ship repair, and marine related work as it pertains to coatings, sandblasting, and hydro blasting. Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience and at least 10 years industry experience preferred. Industrial, Government, and Navy vessel experience is highly desirable. SSPC/NACE certifications are highly desirable.
Pacific Shipyards International is seeking an Assistant Facilities Manager. This role assists the Facilities Manager in the maintenance, care, and efficient operation of all facilities, including equipment used by the organization.
The Assistant Structural Superintendent executes the day to day operations within the structural department as directed by the Structural Superintendent. Responsible for safety, quality, schedule and budget of all assigned work. Assists in the planning, managing, and execution of welding projects and repairs in production with applicable departments, personnel, and customers. Assists in the department's development in trade skills and workmanship. Must have working knowledge of different types of welding, different types of fabrication materials, and of NDT Inspection
We are seeking an experienced Crane/Rigging Supervisor to supervise and direct day-to-day execution of activities and assigned projects including rigging and crane operations and subcontract workers in ship repair work. Responsible for safety, quality, schedule, and budget of all assigned work.
The Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Technician ensures and enforces environmental, health, and safety regulations as outlined by federal, state, and local agencies and as contractually required.
We are seeking an Estimator/Planner to join the Estimating Department. The Estimator/Planner is responsible for developing cost estimates to support our ongoing ship repair contracts with DoD and commercial customers. The Estimator/Planner works closely with all departments to identify the amount of material and manpower needed to perform ship repair availabilities. The ideal candidate will thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
The Facilities and Equipment Mechanic will maintain and repair facilities' equipment to ensure optimal functional purpose.
The Inside Machinist is responsible for the repairing and maintaining shipboard mechanical equipment. Fixing, servicing, aligning, setting up, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical principles. Inspects, maintains, and repairs marine vessels of all sizes. Works on vessels' hulls, engines, transmissions, navigational equipment, and sometimes electrical propulsion. Must possess knowledge of general mechanics of marine vessels in additional to knowledge of general machines to repair marine vessels and/or marine components, parts, etc. Must be good with a wide spectrum of tools.
We are seeking Laborers to join our team. The Laborer position prepares, assists, and cleans various work areas that may include hazardous materials. This position support(s) all areas of production, i.e. structural, mechanical, blasting, painting, electrical, etc.
Assist in the preparation of wooden components of ships and docking platforms. Assist in all areas of carpentry projects as needed.
We are seeking a Marine Electrician to join our team. Marine Electricians are responsible for the installation, test and repair or marine cables and equipment, installation and connection of lighting, electrical power, troubleshooting and repair of shipboard and facilities electrical systems. The Marine Electrician will be required to use and maintain hand and power tools, various test equipment. Must be able to read blueprints, drawings, and schematics.
The Marine Mechanic is responsible for repairing and maintaining shipboard mechanical equipment. Fixing, servicing, aligning, setting up, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical principles. Inspects, maintains, and repairs marine vessels of all sizes. Works on vessels' hulls, engines, transmissions, navigational equipment, and sometimes electrical propulsion. Must possess knowledge of general mechanics of marine vessels in additional to knowledge of general machines to repair marine vessels and/or marine components, parts, etc. Must be good with a wide spectrum of tools.
We are seeking a Marine Pipefitter to join our team. A Marine Pipefitter is to capable of planning, layout, fabricating, assembling, installing, repairing, and modifying piping systems, and pipe assemblies requiring close tolerance fit and structural soundness on ships, boats, barges and other floating marine equipment.
Pacific Shipyards is searching for a Planner/Scheduler to work in our Programs Division. The Planner/Scheduler will work directly with the project management team to develop, maintain, and progress schedules for multiple ship repair projects. The Planner/Scheduler will work closely with executive management, estimators, project managers, and production managers to support scheduling activities and recommend changes to improve the efficiency of planning and reporting to the customer.
The Preservation Equipment Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for repairing and maintaining Preservation mechanical equipment. Fixing, servicing, setting up, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily based on mechanical principles. Inspects, maintains, and repairs Preservation Equipment of all sizes. Works on UHP Pumps, Airless Paint Pumps, Plural Component Pumps, Blast Pots, as well as other equipment used within the Preservation Department as directed by Supervisor. Must possess knowledge of general mechanics of the forementioned equipment. Must be good with a wide spectrum of tools.
The Procurement Manager will report to the VP, Operations Support, and will lead the company's end-to-end procurement process. This position will be responsible for managing and implementing processes to ensure contractual compliance, vendor performance, successful production execution, and customer satisfaction. Oversees all procurement department staff to ensure company objectives are being met.
We are seeking a Project Engineer to join our team. The Project Engineer will work directly with the project management team to provide support for construction and repair projects. The Project Engineer will have the opportunity to gain experience and learn about the work as a project engineer in the local maritime and construction industries. This position provides engineering support for the company's ship repair and other projects.
We are seeking a Purchasing Specialist to support our company's procurement efforts. The Purchasing Specialist will report to the Purchasing Manager and will lead the company's advanced planning procurement efforts supporting proposals and the transition to production. Comprehensive Material Status Reports (MSR) will be assembled for both government and commercial proposals. This position will interface with both the Estimating Department and the Purchasing Department. Oversees front end management of largely tactical procurement activities, managing overall sourcing strategy, quality, delivery schedule and cost performance of supply base. Interpret and review RFP provisions, references, and technical drawings for material requirements.
The QA/QC Certified Coatings Inspector will inspect coatings applied by coatings team members or subcontractors to ensure compliance with customer requirements, federal government, and NACE specifications. This position is also expected to keep abreast of and advise leadership of industry trends, standard changes, best practices, and equipment upgrades/improvements as necessary.
Painter/blasters perform blasting and painting utilizing marine coating to specified contract requirements. Painters and blasters perform blasting and painting applications as directed by supervision. Must be able to perform all blast requirements and functions utilizing all application methods and identify and correct blast and paint deficiencies as required by the contract specifications. Marine of Industrial C7 sandblasters, C12/C14 painters, and C13 UHP blasters are preferred. Sandblasters must have experience with the use of a variety of blast media. Painters must have experience in conventional, airless, and plural component application.
Pacific Shipyards is searching for a Senior Coatings Inspector (NACE III) to work in our Qualities Department. The National Association of Coatings Engineer (NACE) Level III ensures effective development, implementation, and operation of the Coatings Inspection Program.
We are seeking a highly qualified Project Manager (PM) to join our Project Management Team. The Project Manager will report to the Vice President of Programs and is responsible for the management and execution of commercial and military ship repair contracts ranging from $1M and up to $100M in value. The ideal candidate will thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with full responsibility for the successful outcome of his/her project.
Pacific Shipyards is seeking candidates with retail experience to work with a team in the transformation of our internal consumables and specialized tool rental function. Traditionally operated as a company warehouse, we are looking to transition to a retail oriented "Ship's Store" to increase the level of service provided to our employees and the employees of our affiliated companies. The Ship Store Associate issues necessary tools, equipment, and supplies to various trades within the company and performs inventory and stocking of the needed supplies for the store as necessary. The associate must keep track of the location of each tool in the organization and make sure that there are sufficient resources available for the construction crafts.
We are seeking a highly qualified Ship Superintendent to join our Project Management team. The Ship Superintendent reports to the VP of Programs with functional reporting to the Project Manager and manages a portion of ship repair maintenance packages that may include installation, modification, and repair of complex equipment and systems. The Ship Superintendent ensures that assigned work is completed on time and within an established budget. The ideal candidate will thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with shared responsibility for the successful outcome of the assigned project.
The Ship Superintendent often works with the crafts to discuss and coordinate production work and must have excellent communication skills to coordinate and work with subcontractors and the customer, ensuring problems are resolved to ensure work flows smoothly.
The Ship Superintendent must be able to assess production progress and discuss production challenges with the Project Management Team and production team. Interacting with other shipyard departments, including the customer, is also common.
Supervises and directs day-to-day execution of activities of welders, ship fitters, subcontract workers in ship repair work. Responsible for safety, quality, schedule and budget of all assigned work.
We are currently seeking Welders to join our team. Welders weld metal components with appropriate equipment to fit and join, fabricate, and/or repair a variety of marine equipment and structural components per specifications and in accordance with the production schedule.
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Pacific Shipyards International, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Pursuant to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), Pacific Shipyards International, Inc. invites applicants for employment to self-identify himself or herself as an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran or an Armed Forces Service Medal Veteran at both the pre-offer and post offer phases of the application process. An invitation to self-identify is incorporated into PSI's online application process.
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