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 Production Facility:

  • Aluminum Welders & X-Ray Welders

Franklin, LA Shipyard:

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

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

 

Senior Buyer

The prospective employee will report to the Purchasing Manager and will work with the Engineering group, Project Management group, Stockroom and Accounting. Individual must be organized, detailed, capable of working with minimal supervision, and have a willing, helpful attitude. Problem-solving is part of the job. Good people skills are also a must. Click to download full job description.

Crane Operator and Maintenance Technician

Candidate must have at least five years of experience operating a crane, must have an NCCCO certificate, and a high school diploma or GED. Employee will be responsible for the operation of the crane used in lifting and flipping boats, may need to additionally hoist other materials and equipment in a safe and efficient manner. Must perform preventative maintenance as required to ensure safe and continual service of the crane. Click to download full job description.

Master Scheduler / Planner

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 full job description.

Marine Interior Foreman

Desired qualifications include the technical and hands-on knowledge of marine interior material & equipment with a focus on bulkhead & ceiling panels, joiner doors, floating floor panels, modular bathroom units, and thermal and acoustic insulation. General working knowledge of USCG and ABYC standards and guidelines. Skilled and experienced with working material to a fine finish standard. Skilled and experienced working with finishing tools such as routers, track saws and the like. 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.