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 tacker welds short beads at points specified by fitter or foreman, along overlapping or adjoining edges to hold work piece in place.

Essential Job Functions

The tacker:

  • Assists fitter to position, align and fit together plates, structural shapes, piping and weldments preparatory to assembly into fabricated products.
  • Holds, positions and reads tape measure to assist in layout.
  • Uses hammers, wedges, pry bars and come-a-longs to align parts.
  • Grinds or chips rough edges, surplus weld, rust or scale using portable grinder or air chipper.
  • Performs incidental tasks such as transporting tools, materials, and parts. Uses overhead cranes and operates company vehicles.


The tacker 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