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Marine Paint Supervisor

By September 8, 2023
  • Full Time
  • Manns Harbor, NC
  • This position has been filled


How to Apply
You MUST apply at https://tinyurl.com/4f948yud by Sept 19, 2023 at midnight EST.
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The Challenge
We are looking for an experienced Marine Paint Supervisor to join our Ferry Shipyard team.

In this role, you will:

  • Supervise the preparation, application, and maintenance of marine paint coating systems used to preserve aluminum and steel ferries, dredges, barges, and work boats.
  • Inspect vessels for rusted areas, determine necessary coatings, and direct staff in surface coating preparation and application.
  • Direct vessel blockings and inspect lifesaving equipment for compliance to US Coast Guard regulations.
  • Ensure work is reviewed through analysis of coating effectiveness to withstand deterioration.
  • Inspect hulls, superstructures, and all coated surfaces of steel vessels and determine areas needing re-coating.
  • Determine needed surface preparation and type/number of paint coats.
  • Direct teams in sand washing, sandblasting, and painting of steel vessels.
  • Inspect required lifesaving equipment, repair/replace lifeboats, vests, etc.
  • Review staff’s work of painters and sandblasters.
  • Through stock supervisors, orders necessary equipment and surface coatings.
  • Manage moving of deck plates to access bilge for cleaning, degreasing, and make ready for Marine Chemist gas free certification.

What You Bring

  • Working knowledge of the techniques of steel surface preparation prior to application of coatings, paints and preservation used on steel and wood surfaces, and US Coast Guard vessel safety regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to estimate amounts and kinds of supplies needed based on past records.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and train painters and sandblasters.

Education & Experience
High school/GED diploma, and
5+ years of experience in surface preparation and painting of steel surfaces preferably in ship repair/building; or
An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Call me: Rene Basnight at 252-423-5125

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