Edison Chouest Offshore companies



Marine Joiner Carpenter Foreman

Status: Now Accepting Applications

Company: Gulf Ship

12351 Glascock Drive

Gulfport, MS 39503

Recruiter: Darren Vedros


Office: (228) 897-9189

Apply in person from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 12351 Glasscock Road, Gulfport, MS 39503.

The marine joiner carpenter supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in the construction, installation, and repair of wood or other type materials in ships, vessels, or in shipyard facilities.


The marine joiner carpenter foreman:

  • Refers to blueprints, work orders, or oral instruction for specifications of work to be done.
  • Selects materials and structural units, such as lumber or prefabricated items of metal, wood, or plastic, to be utilized on work to be performed.
  • Instructs workers accordingly.
  • Confers with the general manager, project manager, yard superintendent, engineering, and other support personnel to analyze scheduling, production, and quality control of work being done.
  • Inspects and approves all work performed to assure conformance to specifications.
  • Is responsible for the adherence to company safety rules and regulations, along with all other policies and procedures, by his or her workers, and to direct workers to the proper methods of performing work in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Is responsible for the enforcement of all such company rules, policies, and procedures.
  • May confer with inspectors to maintain specified standards and quality.
  • May assist workers with layout or troubleshoot failed equipment.
  • May train workers who are upgrading in position to the proper techniques or procedures when performing work.
  • Performs other incidental tasks such as recording time worked by employees on each individual job, reporting man-hours worked to the proper department, requisitioning materials and supplies, operating overhead cranes and other lifting equipment, and operating company vehicles.

Working Conditions

Scheduled days cover Monday through Friday, including weekends and holidays as required. May be required to perform work at remote locations other than at shipyard facility. May be required to work alone and in confined spaces. Works in all kinds of weather. Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions. Subject to ultraviolet light, electrical hazards, vibration, noise, and a variety of other physical conditions, such as a proximity to moving mechanical parts, working on scaffolding and ladders at heights greater than six feet, working over water, and working in confined spaces. Subject to dramatic temperature changes, fumes, smoke, dust, gases, chemicals, and hydrocarbons. Protective clothing, hearing and eye protection, hard hats, safety shoes or boots, and respiratory protection are to be worn accordingly.

Physical Requirements

Repetitive sequences that require balancing, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, lifting, finger manipulation, grasping, feeling, seeing, hearing, speaking, and an acute sense of smell.

The U.S. Department of Labor classifies this job as medium work — exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater that negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for light work.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


The marine joiner carpenter foreman must:

  • Be able to read alphabetically and numerically.
  • Have vocational education, high school, commercial or shop training, or technical school; in-house training organized study provided by the employer; or on-the-job training serving as a learner or trainee on the job under the instruction of a qualified worker.
  • Be experienced in the same type of work that he or she supervises.
  • Be able to provide verifiable references of past work experience.

The Edison Chouest Offshore family of companies is committed to ensuring all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law with regard to any employment practices. We are dedicated to ensuring all employees are treated with the utmost level of respect as we believe this is the strongest foundation to build upon to foster an environment where employees feel comfortable handling their assignments, sharing their ideas, and pointing out opportunities for improvement.

ECO offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package including a 401(k) match.

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