Edison Chouest Offshore companies




Status: Now Accepting Applications

Company: North American Shipbuilding

800 Industrial Park Road

Larose, LA 70373

Apply in person, Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


The pipefitter lays out, fabricates, installs, maintains and repairs piping systems on ships and vessels or other work that is to be done in shipyard facility, or that is related to shipyard operations.

Essential Job Functions

The pipefitter:

  • Plans layout of piping for fuel delivery; hydraulic, pneumatic, cooling, heating, water, and fire systems; and oil lines, following blueprints, templates, or oral instructions from supervisor.
  • Measures and cuts to specified length. Cuts access holes in bulkheads, walls, shell plates, structural members and decks for installation.
  • Bends pipe or tubing to achieve shape for conformity to piping plan using pipe bender or will place in a jib and heat to obtain proper dimensions.
  • Performs incidental tasks such as transporting tools, materials, and parts. Uses overhead cranes and operates company vehicles.


The pipefitter must:

  • Be able to pass company-specified layout, cutting and burn test.
  • Be able to provide verifiable references of past work history.
  • Have two or more years of shipyard experience (preferred).


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • 401(k)
  • Company-paid short-term disability

EOE AA M/F/VET/Disability