Nichols Brothers is hiring now!
Pipe Shop Manager
NBBB has been building boats on beautiful Whidbey Island since 1964. We are located in Freeland, WA where we produce state-of-the-art vessels; tugs, ferries, fire boats, fishing vessels, barges, dinner boats, along with many other sophisticated ships. Just an hour away from the yard is the thriving Seattle metropolitan area. We build an astonishing variety of vessels. We lead in adopting innovative marine technology to serve our customers' needs.
We are seeking a Pipe Shop Manager who will lead the efforts of Pipefitters and Pipe Welders under his/her supervision. The new manager will be immediately thrust into a heavy workload situation in which the pipe shop will be needing to make up needed ground on several projects. We are seeking one who can effectively and rapidly gain the confidence and trust of the current team of skilled pipe shop personnel to achieve ambitious build schedules.
Reporting directly to the Shipyard’s Director of Manufacturing, you will direct and supervise the planning, lay-out, installation, testing and repair of all types of piping systems in accordance with all applicable plans, specifications, codes, and industry standard. You will plan and coordinate the efforts of Pipefitters and Pipe Welders under your supervision and motivate them to accomplish the work safely, correctly, and efficiently. You will coordinate and supervise all aspects of the construction and overhaul process for piping systems including defining the project scope, goals and deliverables that support build strategy and key event schedule.
We are seeking a leader who can take our lean and progressive shipbuilding practices and processes to the next level and enhance quality, productivity and efficiency.