Position Title: Assistant Structural Superintendent
Reports To: Structural Superintendent

Position Summary:

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.

Pacific Shipyards International, LLC. Expectations of Employee:
  • Is committed to the company values and adheres to all policies and procedures
  • Perform duties of his/her job and as assigned by Management
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude and conduct her/himself with integrity and in a polite, professional manner treating customers and co-workers courteously and respectfully
  • Communicates regularly with Officers, managers & Supervisors about the different divisions and department’s issues
  • Consistently be on time for work, meetings, and appointments and deliver work projects by assigned due dates
  • Maintain assigned work areas in a clean and orderly fashion
  • Maintain and ensure the safety of all assigned equipment
  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards
  • Meet productivity goals and quality standards as set by management

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Executes the day to day operations within the coatings department as directed by the Coatings Superintendent
  • Responsible for safety, quality, schedule, and budget of all assigned work
  • Establishes a safe working environment and enforces established safety policies as outlined by company policy OSHA, HIOSH, state and federal laws, and EPA
  • Estimates calculates and forecasts labor costs and manpower needs for projects
  • Provides project managers with accurate estimates for bid proposals
  • Prepares reports for review
  • Communicates with internal and external customers, contractors, and subcontractors to build and maintain solid relationships
  • Leads and develops Foreman, Lead-man, and production team, members
  • Advises Superintendent on the status of all assigned projects, potential obstacles, and delays and plans to minimize impact and beat project goals

Other Duties/Functions:
  • Handles various administrative duties such as report writing, performance reviews, responding to email, form completion
  • Estimates time, manpower, and materials required for assigned jobs
  • Evaluates team member performance
  • Interviews candidates and make recommendations for hire
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet Explorer
  • Ability to research and utilize industry production and safety best practices
  • Instruct team members on the use of equipment and/or tools
  • Comply with requirements of the CBA

Education, Training and Experience Required:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent work experience is required.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and sketches
  • SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW experience is required.
  • Experience with US Navy Ship repair/NAVSEA regulation is required.
  • AWS certification, ABS/NAVSEA certifications is preferred
  • Associates degree in Industrial Trades/Applied Science is preferred
  • Must be flexible in work hours
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in shipyard heavy industry is required
  • Extensive knowledge of ship repair processes.
  • Knowledge of managing Federal Contracts
  • Ability to organize and prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Interpersonal skills, good attitude, and exceptional work ethic
  • Work requires establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Must show proof of your legal right to work in the United States
  • This position requires US Citizenship due to security clearance required for base access
  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) Credential to gain access to federally controlled work sites
  • All candidates must submit to and pass a post-offer drug screening, physical test and a background check before employment begins. Failure to complete any of these steps will result in disqualification
  • Valid State of Hawaii drivers’ license in good standing, class 3 or higher
  • Candidates must have access to reliable transportation to get to work and other job sites on time for the start of shift

Additional Information:

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee filling this position.  Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management.  Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this job description. 

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.


Department: Production: Structural
This is a management position
This is a full time position

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