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Carpenter Helper

Status: Now Accepting Applications

Company: Gulf Ship

12351 Glascock Drive

Gulfport, MS 39503

Recruiter: Darren Vedros

Email:

Office: (228) 897-9189

Contact by email only. Pre-approval is required for on-site interviews.

Accepting applications by appointment only.

The carpenter helper assists carpenters to fabricate, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, wallboard, and all other such components related to the construction and completion of work on board ships and in shipyard facilities, usually under the instruction of carpenter or carpenter foreman.

Responsibilities

The carpenter helper

  • Marks lines using ruler, square, or pop line.
  • Cuts, drills holes, sands, and applies finishes using power tools or hand tools.
  • Calks and weather strips and applies hardware, such as locks, hinges, knobs, and vents.
  • Performs incidental tasks, such as transporting tools, materials, and supplies.
  • May use overhead cranes, sweep up area, and operate company vehicles.

Working Conditions

Scheduled days cover Monday through Friday, including weekends and holidays as required. May be required to perform work at remote locations other than at shipyard facility. May be required to work alone and in confined spaces. Works in all kinds of weather. Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions. Subject to mechanical and electrical hazards, ultraviolet light, vibration, noise, and a variety of other physical conditions, such as a proximity to moving mechanical parts, working on scaffolding and ladders at height greater than six feet, working over water, working in confined spaces, dramatic temperature changes, fumes, smoke, dust, gases, chemicals, and hydrocarbons. Protective clothing, hearing and eye protection, hard hats, safety shoes or boots, and respiratory protection are to be worn accordingly.

Physical Requirements

Repetitive sequences that require balancing, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, lifting, finger manipulation, grasping, feeling, seeing, hearing, speaking, and an acute sense of smell.

The U.S. Department of Labor classifies this job as medium work; however, our job requirements are for that of heavy work — exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for medium work.

Other Duties

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.

Qualifications

The carpenter helper must

  • Be able to read alphabetically and numerically.
  • Have vocational education, high school, commercial or shop training, or technical school; in-house training organized study provided by the employer; or on-the-job training serving as a learner or trainee on the job under the instruction of a qualified worker.
  • Be able to provide verifiable references of past work experience.

The Edison Chouest Offshore family of companies is committed to ensuring all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law with regard to any employment practices. We are dedicated to ensuring all employees are treated with the utmost level of respect as we believe this is the strongest foundation to build upon to foster an environment where employees feel comfortable handling their assignments, sharing their ideas, and pointing out opportunities for improvement.

ECO offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package including a 401(k) match.

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