Edison Chouest Offshore companies



Guard/Security Officer

Status: Now Accepting Applications

Company: LaShip

367 Dickson Road

Houma, LA 70363


Office: (985) 601-5000

Position Summary

The guard/security officer performs security and watchman duties by patrolling, observing, and maintaining watch over assigned facilities, equipment, materials, and supplies; inspecting, examining, and checking locks, doors, windows, enclosures, fences, and gates to ensure that they are secure; guarding against theft, vandalism, fire, illegal entry or use of equipment and facilities; detecting and responding to illegal and questionable activities; and detecting and reporting deficiencies.

The guard/security officer operates communication equipment to report emergencies, vandalism, irregular or unauthorized activities, and serious violations and threats to the security of the assigned area; admits authorized workers into building/facilities after working hours; maintains keys, equipment, facilities, materials and supplies; may be required to prepare and submit reports; and observes safety regulations.

The guard/security officer answers telephone calls and guides/greets visitors, answering questions and providing information pertaining to assigned facilities.


  • 7/7 schedule, Thursday to Thursday
  • Daytime and nighttime positions available

Essential Job Functions

The guard/security officer

  1. Patrols offices, buildings, and grounds to prevent theft or damage to property, equipment, tools, and supplies.
  2. Patrols a prescribed area on an installation to check the status of locks, alarms, fences, gates, or other barriers.
  3. Patrols installation perimeters to detect faulty fences and/or detection equipment, trespassing violations, and attempted thefts.
  4. Controls personnel access by monitoring the identification of individuals entering controlled areas.
  5. Refers persons who lack proper credentials to a control point to arrange access.
  6. Performs related duties as assigned.
  7. Prepares a report of daily activities.
  8. Calls appropriate person in accordance with established procedure for work that requires prompt attention.
  9. Investigates vandalism and may detain suspects until police respond.
  10. Controls vehicles traffic on site.

Essential Job Requirements

Education and Vocation

Must be able to read and write alphabetically and numerically. Must possess valid state-issued operator's license.

Physical Requirements

This position requires repetitive sequences that require balancing, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger manipulation, grasping, feeling, seeing, hearing, and speaking.

The U.S. Dept. of Labor classifies this job as light work, exerting 10 to 25 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Working Conditions

Scheduled days cover Monday through Friday with weekends and holidays as required. May be required to work at remote locations other than at shipyard facility. Work is performed in all kinds of weather. Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions. Subject to electrical hazards, ultraviolet light, vibration, noise, and a variety of other physical conditions, such as a proximity to moving mechanical parts. May be subject to very dramatic temperature changes such as when entering or exiting a tank. Also present are fumes, smoke, dust, gases, chemicals, and hydrocarbons.

Limitations and Disclaimer

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position.

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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