Metal Shark is Hiring!

Metal Shark is an equal opportunity employer with two facilities located on the Louisiana Gulf Coast. We offer excellent working conditions, health insurance, 401K plan with match, and more. Metal Shark is now hiring and is currently seeking qualified candidates for multiple positions, which are posted below. You’ll find contact information for our Human Resources Department at the bottom of this page

Currently Available Positions

Manufacturing Positions

We are currently seeking qualified applicants to fill the following positions:

Jeanerette, LA:

  • Aluminum Welders & X-Ray Welders

Franklin, LA:

  • Aluminum Welders & X-Ray Welders
  • Aluminum Welder / Fitters
  • Machinist/Mechanic
  • Electricians
  • Electrical Assistant
  • Finishing Carpenters
  • Pipe Fitters
  • Rigging Foreman

In addition to the above, we are seeking qualified candidates to fill various administrative, engineering, supervisory, and managerial positions below:

Scheduler / Planners (Needed for Franklin & Jeanerette)

Typical duties and responsibilities include leading in the development of an integrated master schedule (IMS) to encompass all projects into one overall master plan, levering experience and expertise to establish best planning and scheduling methodologies, and implementing best shipbuilding practices to centralize and support the project management and controls functions at Metal Shark.Click to download complete job description.

Receptionist (Jeanerette)

Typical duties and responsibilities include serving visitors by greeting, directing, and announcing them appropriately; monitoring visitor logbook; answering, screening, and forwarding incoming phone calls while taking basic information when needed; taking and relaying messages; forwarding voice mails to proper personnel; notifying stockroom of truck deliveries, and providing general administrative and clerical support. Click to download full job description.

 

Sales Application Engineer

Metal Shark is looking for an experienced Sales Application Engineer to support all of Metal Shark’s ongoing sales efforts. The individual will be responsible for overseeing the engineering and cost estimating portion of a project’s bid, collaborating with individuals across Metal Shark’s Sales, Production, and Planning groups. If the employee demonstrates the necessary skills, he or she will be given the opportunity to manage the sales engineering and estimating group as Metal Shark continues to grow. Click to Download Full Job Description.

Project Engineer 

Metal Shark is a fast growing company and is expanding its Engineering Department. We are looking for an experienced Project Engineer to become a part of Engineering’s management team. The Project Engineer will report directly to Metal Shark’s Senior Manager of Engineering. He or she will be responsible for up to 3 vessel designs at a time. Vessel designs can and will vary greatly, from a 40’ high speed interceptor to a 150’ passenger ferry, for example. Click to Download Full Job Description.

Marine Systems Engineer

The candidate will report to Metal Shark’s Chief Systems & Electrical Engineer. He or she will lead the systems design effort on individual projects, ranging from small boats to vessels in excess of 150’.  Download Full Job Description.

Electrical Engineer 

The candidate will report to Metal Shark’s Chief Systems & Electrical Engineer. He or she will lead the systems and/or electrical design effort on individual projects, ranging from small boats to vessels in excess of 150’. Download Full Job Description.

Production Engineer

Metal Shark is a fast growing company and is expanding its Engineering Department. As such, we are opening a Production Engineering group within the department to develop this new discipline. The Production Engineer will report directly to Metal Shark’s Senior Manager of Engineering. He or she will be responsible for collaborating with Engineering, Planning and Production Management to develop build strategies to ensure an efficient build. Download Full Job Description.

 

Contacting the Human Resources Department

Before contacting our HR department, please download, print, and complete Metal Shark’s questionnaire. Click Here to Download Job Interest Questionnaire.

Submit the application and any questions to:  careers@metalsharkboats.com or fax to 337-364-0337.