Administrative Assistant - Everett, WA

Job Summary

Responsible for the proper and efficient operation of Pacific Ship office functions.


·         High School Graduate or Equivalent

·         Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.

·         Ability to read, understand and implement written procedures.

·         Strong communication skills.

·         Good mathematical skills.

·         Efficient knowledge in Microsoft Office applications.

Essential Job Tasks & Responsibilities

·         Provides administrative support for Pacific Ship operations.

·         Organize and process and/or scan Everett payroll related requests to proper location. Paycheck

distribution to Everett employees each week.

·         Sort daily timecards for Everett location for hourly employees.

·         Sort, distribute, and/or prep mail.

·         Efficiently copy, file, scan and/or fax paperwork.

·         Assists with applicant processing for Everett.

·         Ensure all employee paperwork is complete prior to submission.

·         Process and check out all separating personnel.  Ensure all company property is returned and

forms are complete.

·         Maintains Pac Ship apparel and payroll deduction forms for Everett.

·         Perform other relevant duties as assigned by San Diego Office or General Manager.

Aurora Rivera
General Manager - Puget Sound

Job Summary

Responsible for overall operation of Pacific Ship Puget Sound.


Must have at least ten years of previous ship repair or equivalent experience.

Must be able to obtain access and badging (DBIDs) at Military installations.

Essential Job Tasks & Responsibilities

·      Directs and coordinates all Puget Sound departments.

·      Principal liaison with senior government and corporate officials.

·      Responsible for the safe, cost efficient utilization of assigned resources.

·      Directs/Coordinates with Production Operations Manager and operating activities of the Project and Program Managers, Ship Superintendents, and Production Department craft General Foremen in delegating work to ensure coordination of production activities with purchasing and quality assurance to obtain optimum production and utilization of assigned resources.

·      Ensure compliance with NAVSEA Standard Items.

·      Oversees and reviews operational schedules and coordination of production activities to ensure timeliness of completion and quality of products.

·      Reviews all bids and proposals prior to submission to ensure work envisioned is within productive capability and capacity of Pacific Ship.

·      Reviews, approves and negotiates all price proposal and change orders for work not covered by basic work specifications.

·      Communicates with San Diego counterpart for mutual support issues.

·      Manages all assigned contracts and programs ensuring budget and schedule compliance.

·      Oversees project proposal development to ensure compliance with period of performance, funding, manning and production resource constraints.

·      Translates contract requirements, specifications and customer expectations to individual Project Teams and corporate management.

·      Conducts Program and Project Team meetings to review budget and schedule progress on individual projects and to develop corrective action plans if required.

·      Prepares status reports required by the customer, the program team and corporate management.

·      Address production issues, negotiate contract changes, provide required reports and resolve any cost, schedule, technical or management concerns.

·      Accountable for contract execution in compliance with all federal, state and U.S. Navy safety and environmental guidelines.

·      Adheres to all PACSHIP organizational policies and procedures.

·      Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.

Physical/Mental Involvement & Environmental Factors

Physical Demands: 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; and lift up to 25 pounds.

Mental Demands: 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 staff, the public, and others encountered in the course of work, some of whom may be dissatisfied or abusive individuals.

Work Environment: Employees work under typical office conditions, and the noise level is usually quiet. In certain assignments, an employee may occasionally work near moving equipment and be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, biological hazards, airborne fumes, outdoor weather conditions and loud, prolonged noise.

Travel: Ability to travel to and from company sites within Puget Sound and surrounding areas, as well as out of state as needed.  Transportation may include automobile, airplane, or ferry. 

Aurora Rivera
QA Inspector NDT LVL II

San Diego, CA

Conducts and documents results of inspections on board ship or in shop of in-process work (including work of all sub-contractors) to verify work is performed according to specifications.  Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.


·         High school diploma or GED and safety training. 

·         At least 5 years of experience in ship building/repair or industrial trades with background in non-destructive testing preferred.

·         Must be able to obtain/maintain certification in Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), for Magnetic Particle Testing (MT), Liquid Dye Penetrant Testing (PT), and Visual Testing (VT).  Must provide proof of prior certification.

·         Basic knowledge of shipboard systems, layouts, equipment specifications and drawings. 

·         Knowledge of trades and various resource manuals, OSHA Safety Regulations. 

·         Skilled in accurate reading of various measurement and testing instruments.

·         Good communication skills, ability to read and understand technical manuals, blueprints, specifications and standards. 

·         Must be able to access and move around ship safely, work at heights and in confined spaces with limited visibility.

Essential Job Tasks & Responsibilities

·         Conducts Non-Destructive Testing, including visual TME for NDT inspections; assists in coordinating government inspections; assists and provides required documentation and routing of inspection report paperwork

·         Assists in the development of the Process Control Procedures required by contract specifications.

·         Acts as the deck plate liaison and NDT authority between the project and customer representatives during check points on the deck plates.

·         Adheres to all PACSHIP organizational policies and procedures.

·         Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.


San Diego, CA


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.

david bain

San Diego, CA


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.

david bain

San Diego, CA


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.

david bain

San Diego, CA


Prepares detailed cost estimates for the repair of various parts and systems for the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and other vessels. Reviews estimates and manages subordinates. Submits finalized bids to top management for review. Makes risk assessment of each bid package. Requires specialized knowledge relevant to the marine industry, with specific experience in one or more trade. Must possess the ability to estimate labor and material to completely reconstruct every minute operation to accomplish the work effort. Must be able to make independent decisions relative to the magnitude, sequence and scheduling of every aspect of the work to be accomplished. Ability to supervise skilled estimators in the accomplishment of their independent duties, making effective assignments to meet deadlines. Requires the ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with others. Must be able to perform ship checks. Must be physically able to move around all areas of the ship. Bachelor's degree preferred, but not required. Ten years of verifiable maritime experience required. Ability to obtain DBID's for access to Government Installations. Must be a US Citizen.

david bain

San Diego, CA


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.


San Diego, CA


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.

david bain

San Diego, CA


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.

david bain