Company: Core Group
Skills: Shipyard
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Norfolk, Virginia, United States

Core Group Resources ( is the Americas leading maritime & offshore recruitment company. Founded by a licensed mariner who has offshore experience, Core Group Resources expertise is unmatched in the marine offshore market for executive search, staffing, and expertise identification. For more information contact us 281 347 4700. We are currently in the market for the following:


Job Title

Shipyard Shop Manager


Norfolk, VA


Job Summary:

We are looking for someone with Technical and Logistics experience and the ability to lead a group of Welders and Fitters



  • Report daily and weekly on manpower needs
  • Oversee that all work is being done safely and efficiently
  • Be able to provide technical advice and expertise to Yard Supervisors and LMS
  • Be part of the hiring and interviewing process for new employees
  • Provide training when needed
  • Make sure all welding personnel is tested for certification
  • Be able to survey a job, point out a problem and come up with a solution
  • Assist with managing and coordinating the training of personnel within the company Apprentice training program and Helper to Mechanic Program



  • Must have 5 years' experience in shipboard fitting and welding with 3 or more in supervisory capacity
  • Have experience in dry dock vessel repairs
  • Capable of overseeing various ship projects to include Navy, Military Sealift Command, USCGC, Army, and commercial work.
  • Understand and interpret MIL-STD and contract specifications.
  • Must have working knowledge of welding codes: AWS, ASME, MIL-STD, AISC, and ABS.