Steel Shop Supervisor
at Venture Dynamics

Date Posted: 11/11/2019

Job Description

Supervises and directs activities of hull workers by performing the following duties: Responsible for safety, quality, schedule and budget of all assigned work. Responsible for administering discipline to assigned employees.

Complies with and implements company policies to enforce safety and environmental regulations, calling upon Human Resources or environmental manager if there is ever a question about fairness, legality or requirements or past precedent.

Assists employees in resolving problems, proper ways to identify safety hazards to help aid in proper uses of JSA and completing Near Miss Report.

Directly supervises shipfitter and welder work on assigned projects to insure and verify conformance to specification. Directs the welding of metal parts, such as plate and structural shapes as specified in welding symbols by layout, work order, blue prints or verbal instructions. Directs the set up and operation of welding equipment and selection of proper electrode according to metals to be joined.

Perform unit alignment using accuracy control methods and tools. Assists in hanging and regulating heavy steel assemblies and components. Performs blocking and shoring of steel assemblies and units.

Performs testing requirements and methods used in steel construction. Examples are air testing, hydros and NDT.

Responsible for making calls as to which equipment to utilize in certain processes and improve process to save time and material using the continuous improvement tools. Expected to foster a climate and to generate continuous improvement in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of steel department workers using the continuous improvement tools.

Generate and maintain schedules and adhere to budget on assigned projects. Generate estimates for steel machinist related work. Communicates and passes specifications, blue prints, and job orders to workers, and assigns duties.

May be assigned to work any shift. Must be physically able to access and tour all spaces on board vessels and within the facilities. Maintains communication with customer concerning assigned work.

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Must meet equal employment opportunity objectives.

Job Requirements

• Minimum five years hand-on experience
• Shipyard related experience as a supervisor over repair or new construction with proven problem solving and decision making skills
• Must have thorough knowledge of USCG, ABS and other guidelines, specifications and requirements
• Strong Microsoft Office skills
• Hands on experiences in running equipment in a marine environment
• Ability to read blueprints, schematics, job specifications and mechanical drawings
• Must have own transportation
• Must be US Citizen
• Must pass drug and background screening and be eligible to obtain a DBIDS badge

Job Snapshot

About Us

Venture Dynamics Enterprises, Inc. was founded in November 2000 with a full speed ahead pursuit of the Marine and Industrial workforce. We have built a solid foundation of professional and highly skilled tradesmen over the 11 years of business. Our business is maximizing workforce productivity through custom staffing solutions while minimizing customer's labor and administrative costs. We have effectively streamlined the hiring process so that our customers can meet project deadlines without going over budget. Our customers can enjoy a better bottom line while knowing the skilled labor they need is always readily available. Imagine being able to bid on multiple contracts or taking on various projects without the time and costs associated with hiring new employees.

With a proven and qualified workforce representing the full spectrum of trades, we take care to fully understand our customer's particular skilled trade requirements to match with a highly skilled candidate. Our experienced staff ensures our customers receive the best candidate for the position without a lengthy turnaround time. By acting as the perfect liaison between a skilled worker and a company that requires their service, we are able to build lasting partnerships with not only our customers, but with our workforce as well.

On top of joining the best skilled trade staffing company, Venture Dynamics offers:

  • Safety Incentive Programs
  • Referral Fee Program to reward employees who help us hire those in need of employment
  • Direct Hire Option for employees looking to get their foot in the door at a great company
  • Paycheck Direct Deposit

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