Join Our Winning Team!

Metal Shark is a family owned, globally recognized local Louisiana company that has established itself as one of the fastest growing and most diversified shipbuilders in the industry. Even during challenging economic times, Metal Shark has continued its growth by expanding into new markets, acquiring new facilities, and investing in its team. The company still maintains a family environment, based on integrity and steeped in our South Louisiana boat building heritage. We value our team members as our most essential asset. Metal Shark offers competitive wages, health insurance, matching 401k plan, generous paid time off, stable year-round work, and a safe working environment (read more about our focus on employee safety here). What’s more, Metal Shark offers ongoing training and advancement opportunities to help our employees – and our team – to continuously grow, together, assuring that employment with Metal Shark is not just a job, but a path toward a rewarding career.

New - Bonus Programs!

Effective 8/23/21: To aid the company in finding and retaining quality team members, Metal Shark has implemented a new Employee Referral Program designed to reward Metal Shark employees for employees that they refer for employment, and a New Hire Retention Bonus Program offering bonuses to new hires who reach employment milestones. Employees earn up to $1,500 for each qualified new hire they refer, while new hires earn up to  $750.

For Applicants:  Click here for details on the New Hire Retention Bonus Program. Download our application packet here.

For Current Employees:  Click here for details on the Employee Referral Program.

Get in Touch Today:

To get the process started, you can review a list of current open positions below. Then, send an email to our recruiter along with your resume. It’s that simple. Please note: Louisiana jobs and Alabama jobs are handled out of separate offices. For faster service, please make sure to contact the correct office.

Louisiana Jobs:

Click here to download our application packet.

Send an email with resume to or fax to 337-364-0337.

Louisiana applicants may also choose to drop off their resume in person. However, please be advised that due to security restrictions, applicants are not permitted to enter our premises without an appointment and resumes must be dropped off at the front gate security office. If you’d like to schedule an appointment in advance you must contact our recruiter.

Alabama Jobs:

Submit resumes to: or fax to 251-824-1664.

Currently Available Positions

Louisiana Positions:

The Metal Shark team needs you and your valuable skills. Are you ready to join us? We are now hiring in Louisiana with immediate openings for the positions listed below. Click the links at each position (where available) to download a complete job description. If you have any questions regarding employment opportunities, please contact We’re here to help!

Jeanerette, LA (6814 East Admiral Doyle Drive)

Franklin, LA (160 Boro Lane)

Alabama Positions:

Metal Shark is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill the following positions at its Alabama facility. Click the links at each position (where available) to download a complete job description.

Bayou La Batre, AL:


Metal Shark is an equal opportunity employer. We thank you for your interest in joining our team!