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Position requires a thorough knowledge of the procedures, work methods, practices, technicalities, tools, equipment, layouts, and setups used in machine trade. Background should include considerable progressively responsible machine trade experience, particularly at the supervisory and general foreman level. Position requires considerable ability to plan, coordinate, and direct the activities of numerous subordinates to attain high quality and efficiency. Incumbent must be able to recognize and grasp the trade requirements for numerous diverse repair projects and develop sound, balanced programs for meeting these needs. The ability to set priorities, develop schedules, and meet commitments in a complex multi-project environment is critical. Incumbent must be able to read blueprints and military specifications. Considerable interpersonal skills are required to communicate ideas and information effectively and concisely, gain cooperation, enforce work orders and standards, and resolve conflicts and disputes. Position requires the physical ability to move throughout ship during all phases of repairs.

1. Works closely with Program Managers, Ship Superintendents and Director of Production, to determine upcoming work requirements for area for the Machine Department. Provides technical advice and opinion regarding machine projects. Makes every effort to work within budgets and estimates for labor, tools, and equipment. Reviews production schedules, production records and reports, drawings and specifications, drawing revisions and change orders, quality assurance reports and other informative documentation.

2. When assigned as lead trade, must track, organize and manage all aspects of a work items, including initiation of assist trade work, manpower usage, material budgets and adherence to availability timelines. When assigned as assist trade, must coordinate with lead trade and provide status of machine trade work.

3. Works on a daily basis with subordinate supervisory personnel to assess workload and assign workers and equipment to various projects so that commitments are fulfilled. Converse with lead and assist shops to reduce the interference between trades and minimize rework.

4. Conducts inspections of shop and ship repair areas to ensure that workmanship is of acceptable quality and according to trade standards, proper work methods are being used, progress is as scheduled and all safety procedures are being followed. If necessary, develop and/or revise work methods within department to improve safety, effectiveness and productivity.

5. Ensures all logs, records, files and documents (i.e. IDM, IDRs, Material Reqs., manpower reports, etc.) associated with trade work are properly processed, handled and maintained. Prepares and submits various administrative reports and correspondence (i.e. budget reports, time cards).

6. Interacts with personnel in purchasing, warehousing, vendor organizations, and other areas as required to ensure the timely procurement and site delivery of materials for scheduled activities. Ensures that all tools and equipment required by the trade are properly procured, used, maintained, stored, and secured.

7. Initiate or recommends personnel actions, such as hiring, promotion, transfer, disciplinary action, and dismissal. Prepares performance reviews. Resolves conflicts and grievances. Promotes good labor relations. Maintains constant and accurate documentation on employee work status, i.e. absence, LOA, disability, lack of work, etc.

8. Arranges for or personally conducts special training to upgrade the skills of subordinates or to prepare for the special requirements of a new situation as they arise.

9. Assists the efforts of Quality Assurance to guarantee a final product which meets all specification and standards.

10. Assists the efforts of Safety to ensure all personnel are conducting work in a safe manner and adhering to all rules and regulations governing shipyard work.

11. A basic level of knowledge of office equipment's and programs, including MS Office and e-mail.

12. Ability to obtain required credential to all unrestricted access to Pacific Ship Repair’s work-sites.


Must have 3-5 years recent marine experience in trade and possess good mechanical skills and the ability to read blueprints and tech manuals. Sets up and operates machine shop tools, fits and assembles part to make or repair metal parts, mechanisms, tools or machines applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties and layout machine procedures.


Description: The Scheduler is a key member of the Program Management Team and is responsible to the Program Manager for all aspects of schedule maintenance for ship repair projects for U.S. Navy, Military Sealift Command, U.S. Coast Guard and commercial vessels as contracts dictate. This position is a principal interface between the Program Management Team and the customer for issues relating to job progress and schedule performance. The Scheduler also maintains responsibility for the database from which project performance metrics are derived. This position requires the development and production of reports for analysis by the management team.

- Maintain scheduling data files
- Coordinate integration/transfer of planning information into scheduling tools and programs
- Develop/manipulate products in MS Project, MS Access, MS Excel, and Deltek Open Plan Professional
- Provide production schedule upkeep and maintenance
- Collecting routine and periodic progress from production trades and supervisors
- Updating schedule and associated performance metric files
- Transmitting periodic progress reports to Program Management Team and customer
- Assisting project planners during periods of peak capacity
- Interfacing with customer’s planning/scheduling organization to ensure project continuity
- Link production tasks to project milestones/key events
- Integrate contract modifications (new/growth work) into existing schedules
- Understanding work sequences (Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)) with responsibility for limited WBS development/resourcing associated with contract modifications
- Assign resources to WBS sequences as directed
- Maintain/adjust baselines to suit project team’s goals and objectives
- Integrate subcontractor work as it relates to new/growth work
- Identify critical path networks and corresponding controlling work items
- Assist in resolving schedule conflicts identified by program management, production trades, or the customer
- Generate and conduct quality control on required progress reports, contractor status reports, and other schedule performance reports dictated by the needs of the project
- Possess a working knowledge of Earned Value Management principles and concepts

B. SKILLS (Basic - required):
- Advanced ability with Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, MS Project, Word)
- Significant experience with Deltek Open Plan Professional (workings, calculated fields, imports/ exports, administration and automation)
- Computer applications related to project scheduling and control
- Ability to manage/process multiple project schedules simultaneously with a focus on report punctuality and quality
- Ability to access vessels when necessary to better understand workflows
- Basic understanding of job cost accounting system functions and relationships
- Capable of passing routine background check associated with credentialing process for government installation access
- Excellent organizational Skills (including filing, tracking changes)

C. SKILLS (Advanced - desired)
- In-depth knowledge and understanding of task linkages within basic work breakdown structures (WBS) in a ship repair, general construction, or manufacturing environment
- Working understanding of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) concepts and cost/schedule drivers
- Demonstrated proficiency in labor hour resourcing of WBS tasks within schedules
- Direct experience in preparing and interpreting EVMS reports

Requirements: Qualified applicants should have at least some all-around U.S. Navy ship knowledge with minimum 5 years experience in a role relating to shipboard operations and/or ship repair industry. Applicant must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to relate well with shipyard trades and supporting departments. Basic understanding of NAVSEA Standard Items for ship repair required.


Must have 3-5 years recent marine experience in trade. Applicants must possess shipboard mechanical skills and the ability to read blueprints and tech manuals. Positions, aligns and adjusts equipment in place onboard ship. Cuts, shapes and drills metals. Assembles and disassembles mechanical parts according to technical manuals. Cleans and preserves parts. Assists welder in joining metal parts together. Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.


Must have 3 years’ experience as a shop fabricator with the ability to interpret drawings and full understand Standard Items, MIL-STD 1689, MIL-STD 2035 and have the ability to order material from the drawings provided and fabricate structural components for ship board use. Ability to work man hour budgets and schedules. Ability to use press brake, punch, sheer, burning torch and track burner, drill press and other equipment as necessary. Must be a US citizen with the ability to do ship checks at various government bases and maintain DBIS for access.


Must have 2-4 years recent marine trade supervision experience. Strong understanding of blueprints, Mil standards, IDR’s tag out procedure, WAFS and Military specification.


PacShip is looking for a Contract Administrator to join our team. The main duties will be to prepare, negotiate, review, and monitor contracts for the maintenance and modernization work on Navy vessels. PacShip provides a relaxed working environment that promotes productivity and encourages creativity, growth, and development. We also offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Apply now!

FLSA Location: Everett, WA or Bremerton, WA (Flexible)

Job Summary

Responsible for all aspects of Contract Administration for the repair, maintenance and modernization work on Navy vessels including proposal formulation, estimating, pricing, negotiations, contract awards, change orders, and mitigation of contractual risks.

Essential Job Functions

Work with organizational personnel to formulate and solidify overall contract strategy.
Serve as a liaison between internal and external parties during contract development and negotiation.
Negotiate terms, conditions, pricing, and ensure they are accurately executed and satisfied.
Initiate internal contract award protocols.
Coordinate sub-contracted services including evaluating and selecting contractors, and issuing and tracking subcontract orders.
Manage customer funds to contract guidelines.
Prepare worksheets for cost accounting, and monitor contractual payments received.
Manage change orders and resolve conflicts.
Analyze and mitigate potential risks that contracts may pose to the organization.
Maintain customer accounts and rapport.
Prepare, maintain, and submit complete and accurate records including status reports.
Required Skills and Abilities

Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple complex projects under minimum supervision.
Refined business acumen and interpersonal skills including superb verbal and written communication.
Demonstrated abilities in problem-solving, critical thinking, and quantitative analysis.
Ability to obtain badges and access at Military installations and meet requirements of background, physical, and drug screening.
Required Knowledge & Experience

High School Diploma/GED and certification in Government Contract Management or equivalent.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
10 Years of prime contractor experience administering Navy ship repair and maintenance contracts including fixed-price, and cost
Strong working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), NAVSEA processes and standard items, and other specifications relevant to Navy ship repair contracts.
Preferred Knowledge, Experience, Skills, and Abilities

Bachelor’s Degree in Government Contract Management or equivalent.
3-5 Years of trade-level experience in ship maintenance/repair or equivalent.
Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
Direct Reports: This position has no direct reports.

Working Conditions

5% of work may take place onboard US Navy ships in an industrial environment. In certain assignments, an employee may work near moving equipment and have exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, biological hazards, airborne fumes, outdoor weather conditions and loud, prolonged noise. 95% of work takes place in an on-site office environment under typical industrial office conditions, and the noise level is usually moderate to extremely noisy 70% of the time, which may include large machinery, sirens, horns, chipping, and hammering.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; lift up to 25 pounds. Work onboard US Navy ships may involve the climbing of both inclined and vertical ladders.

Mental Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information, and documents; analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions; and interact with government customers, company staff, the public, and others encountered in the course of work, some of whom may be dissatisfied or abusive individuals.


Job descriptions are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may be assigned or changed at any time with or without notice.

Pacific Ship Repair and Fabrication, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Must have 3 years’ experience in the programming and operation of C.N.C. water-jet cutting machines. Must be able to read and understand marine blueprints.


Must have 3 years recent experience as a quality control inspector in the sheet metal trade. Must have a full understanding of government specs and naval standards. Must be able to read and interpret naval blueprints. Must be able to perform shipboard layout, installations and removals from blueprints and sketches. Ability to work at heights and confined areas and access and move around the ship safely. Inspects in-process and/or finished production assemblies for conformance to required workmanship standards. Verifies the conformance of assemblies in accordance to drawings, specification or established operating procedures. Validates correct documentation completion. Interfaces with appropriate departments to obtain additional information for testing or inspection of product. Prepares inspection records.


Supervises employees in the fabrication, installation, and repair of sheet metal products and equipment. Supervises, assigns, and coordinates the work activities of subordinates. Plans and develops work schedules, equipment usage schedules, priority of sheet metal expenditures, and procedures for equipment maintenance. Estimates material and labor. Monitors the acquisition and use of materials. Maintains time, payroll, work order, material, equipment, and other sheet metal shop records, and submits reports as required. Interprets department policies to assigned personnel, enforces safety regulations, and adheres to codes and standards. Ensures budgeting guidelines are met; prioritizes expenditures to stay within budget; assists in the preparation of operations budgets.


Must have at least four years recent shop fabrication experience in one or more of the following sheet metal fields: marine, precision commercial, job shop production. Have a full understanding of government specifications and naval standards. Must be able to read and interpret production blueprints and sketches. Have work knowledge of safely performing setups and operations on all sheet metal shop equipment. Overall knowledge of sheet metal trade and ability to understand ship and shop work. Knowledge of drafting, trigonometry and geometry. Ability to perform flat pattern layout. Ability to pass math and flat pattern layout screening and must obtain forklift/man lift operator's license. May be required to access and move aboard ship, work at heights and in confined spaces with limited visibility.


Must have 3 years recent experience as a quality control inspector or in the ship fitting/welding field. Applicant must possess the ability to become level 2 NDT inspector, familiar with waf's, wic's, Idr's/cfr's and have excellent communication skills. Knowledge of MSWord and IMS is a plus.


Pipewelders must have 3-5 years recent marine experience. Must be certified on steel, copper nickel tig sockets and butt joints, socket weld, and steel plate with 11018. Understand weld procedures and pipe joint designs.


Must have 3 years recent experience as a quality control inspector or in the pipefitting/welding field. Applicant must possess the ability to become level 2 with waf's, wic's, Idr's/cfr's and have excellent communication skills. Knowledge of MSWord and IMS is a NDT inspector, familiar plus.


Seeking a manual (non CNC) 400 ton press brake operator with a preferred amount of 5 years’ experience. Job duties include forming, straightening and other miscellaneous jobs. This is a fast-paced manufacturing environment which requires hearing protection, vision protection, steel toed shoes and other protective clothing. Must be able to work well with others, be able to stand at least for 8 hours per day, safely lift, carry, push/pull up t 80lbs frequently. Fork lift and overhead crane experience is required (training and certification available). Be competent with basic shop skills and math. Must be able to read, write and understand English.


Ability to read blueprints, schematics and apply Ohms Law for shipboard applications on electrical & interior-communication systems. Must understand EPISM & Standard Items and pass a written Electrical test.