Supervises and coordinates all activities and employees within the shop. Reviews specifications and estimates man-hour requirements for completion of job assignments. Complies a list of required materials and supplies for completion of the job. Interprets specifications, blueprints, and job orders for workers and assigns to specific jobs. Establishes or adjusts work procedures/schedules to meet production schedules. Provides Estimator with input when bid requires pricing for shop work. Sets up and conducts training seminars as required for safety and other issues that may arise.
Directly initiating and/or implementing a production schedule and man-hour estimates for completion of a job assignment Perform supervisory and management functions related to job cost accounting. Responsible for ordering the required materials and supplies for the completion of jobs. Assigns duties and adjusts work procedures/schedules to meet production schedules. Ensures that the workers accomplish the required job assignments. Maintains an accurate record of employee time and certification records. Ensures that yard safety rules and regulations are upheld through out the yard. Carries out duties as assigned by the VP of Production for the following departments;
Duties and responsibilities
(Duties and responsibilities, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is illustrative ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.)
Management: Responsible for allocating resources to proper projects. Recommends and approves hiring and discharging of employees. Meets with customers and ship superintendents to ensure accuracy and quality of work. Assigns superintendents to jobs. Conducts production meetings daily. Schedules docking and undocking with superintendents. Oversees capital improvements and repairs to the facility. Assist on setting priorities for repair work and disseminating this information to the shop supervisors and leader men, applicable administrative departments, and reports to the Vice President – Production.
Estimating: Supplies support on bids. Estimates additional items to the work package.
Billing: Tracks all job cost. Provides weekly billing projections. Prepares, edits and proofreads correspondence, invoices, and related materials. Submits completed invoices to the billing department for payment. Calls on delinquent accounts.
Contracts: Negotiates contracts with customers.
1. Directs all work form all trades assigned to a vessel he/she would manage.
Act as liaison with job estimator. Provide calculations on hours involved, materials needed, and staff required.
2. Recognize and communicate to Superintendent or Project Manager any priority projects or problems, such as employee or job costing issues.
3. Ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed, bring problems to the attention of the Superintendent, Safety Manager, QA Manager or HR Manager.
4. Coordinate, direct and lead workers engaged in shipbuilding activities. Assign work to employees, using material and worker requirements data.
5. Supervise crews to obtain top quality workmanship, efficiency, employee satisfaction, morale, communication, commitment, teamwork and pride.
6. Review and verify employee time sheets and submit to payroll on specified days. Ensure that hours are assigned to the proper vessel.
7. Suggest and initiate personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, hires and training requirements. Adhere to the company’s Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy when taking part in any employment action or decision, such as hiring, job assignment, layoff or termination.
8. Analyze and resolve worker problems and recommend motivational plans.
9. Communicate regularly about repair and maintenance needs on all major pieces of equipment on assigned jobs.
10. Relate to customers in a professional, courteous and respectful manner, appropriately responding to their issues/ complaints.
11. Follow Daily Procedures & Protocols as set forth in job orientations and trainings/ meetings.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
1. Knowledge of administration and management. Must be able to plan, allocate resources, manage production and coordinate people and equipment.
2. Knowledge of materials, methods and the tools involved in shipbuilding, specific to his/ her department.
3. Knowledge of equal opportunity and affirmative action principles and procedures for employment actions such as hiring, training and labor relations.
4. Strong coordination, time management, active listening, oral and written expression and comprehension, critical thinking and reasoning skills.
5. The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong—to recognize problems when they occur and to work toward the solution of those problems.
6. Ability to exercise good judgment when carrying out duties and to maintain good working relationships with the public and fellow employees.
7. Strong mathematical abilities and the ability to remember words, numbers and other information. Must be able to read, understand and apply information obtained from blueprints, surveys and job specifications.
8. Ability to see details at close range (within a few feet).
9. Advanced mechanical skills a plus.
11. CDL with endorsements and a clean driving record.
12. A minimum of two to four years of related skill, knowledge or experience is needed for these occupations. Must include related on-the-job training and experience in shipbuilding.
13. Experience and training must include methods, techniques, equipment and hands-on experience in a supervisory position.
14. High school degree or equivalent.
1. Strategic Thinking.
2. Technical Capacity.
3. Communication Proficiency.
4. Problem Solving/Analysis.
5. Decision Making.
7. Results Driven.
Frequent contact with skilled trades workers, superintendents, estimators, project managers, and/ or customers.
Work is regularly performed in outside weather conditions, including rain and extreme heat, near moving mechanical parts and includes occasional exposure to wet and/or humid conditions and to vibration.
This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Occasionally the work environment may be loud.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Position Type/ Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday. This position periodically requires long hours and weekend work. Regular and predictable on-site attendance is an essential function and a prerequisite to perform other essential functions of the position.
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.
Required Education and Experience
1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent or five to seven years’ related experience or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Education or Experience
Education based on requirements that are job-related and consistent with the business necessity.
1. Experience in a marine field / Shipbuilding / ship repair / operation
2. College degree or equivalent combination of education and years of experience.
3. Main Propulsion / Auxiliary Systems Operations
4. Production Management
5. Project Management
6. NACE Certified Coating Inspector
7. Quality Assurance
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Demonstrate excellent written and verbal skills. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Project Manager. Implements, manages and coordinates the repairs of vessels in a shipyard in a safe manner. Accountable for job cost and profitability. Also, familiar with USCG, ABS, Navy, Army, and VDOT rules.
Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and continues to be, a fundamental principle at Lyon Shipyard, Inc. It is the company's policy that opportunities be available to all persons without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, or any other category protected under state or local law. This policy applies to employees and applicants and to all phases of employment including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, and termination of employment.
Lyon Shipyard is proud to be a drug free workplace.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.