3 Important Skills a Pipefitter Needs to Succeed

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 19, 2021

Pipefitters are one of several essential roles within shipbuilding. They fabricate, install, and repair crucial pipes for heating, water, cooling, steam, and more.

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How Technology is Changing in the Maritime Industry

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 12, 2021

Technology has always influenced the maritime industry. From the earliest wooden boats constructed to discover new worlds to ships designed for war, shipbuilding benefits from the latest technology and its long history and tradition.

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The Ultimate Guide to the Various Types of Welding: Which is Right for You?

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 5, 2021

Have you thought about a career in welding? There isn’t just one kind, there are several welding specialties, and they’re all in demand.

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How to Conduct Candidate Evaluation in the Maritime Recruitment Industry

By Caitlin Dwyer / September 28, 2021

When hiring for open positions at your shipyard, how do you know you are hiring top candidates. It’s helpful to have an applicant checklist so you can compare apples to apples when determining which candidate to give a job offer.

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Basic Safety Tips Everyone in Welding Should Know

By Caitlin Dwyer / September 21, 2021

Welding is a satisfying and lucrative career, especially in the shipyard industry. However, welders must also be safety experts.

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Safeguarding Workers from Falls: Falls from Scaffolds and Ladders

By Caitlin Dwyer / September 14, 2021

Did you know, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, almost 30% of deaths in the workplace involve falls from ladders or scaffolding? Within a shipyard environment, accessing heights is a significant part of the production process.

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Build Your Future in the Maritime Industry: Steps to Success

By Caitlin Dwyer / September 7, 2021

So, you want a job in a shipyard? What does it take to succeed in this exciting but specialized industry? In this post, we’ll take a look at what steps you can take to have a successful career in shipbuilding, even if you’re starting from the ground up.

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How to Improve Your Company Culture

By Caitlin Dwyer / August 31, 2021

What is your company culture? Studies are showing that job seekers are looking to work with employers who share their values and workstyle.

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Include These 4 Skills on Your Shipfitter Resume

By Caitlin Dwyer / August 24, 2021

Shipfitters are an essential part of a marine industry crew. They fabricate and layout metal for the ship’s build or repair.

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Safeguarding Workers from Falls: Falls from Same Level

By Caitlin Dwyer / August 17, 2021

Last month, we talked about preventing falls from elevations in your shipyard. But there are also concerns about falls from the same level within a marine environment.

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