Keeping Your Employees Protected from Winter Industrial Hazards

By Caitlin Dwyer / November 24, 2020

While winter can be pretty mild along the Gulf coast, there are areas where shipyards need to prepare for the winter.

What Does a Day as an Electrical Engineer in a Shipyard Look Like?

By Caitlin Dwyer / November 17, 2020

Electrical engineers are in high demand across multiple industries, but the excitement of working at a shipyard can be difficult to pass up.

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Maintain a Competitive Benefits Package. Maintain a High Employee Retention

By Caitlin Dwyer / November 10, 2020

Benefits packages for employees have been a major topic of discussion this year. With the discussion about essential workers and the long-term impact of the pandemic on the table, employers are considering the best ways to attract and maintain top employees.


Top 5 Reasons to Pursue a Maritime Welding Career

By Caitlin Dwyer / November 3, 2020

Have you considered taking your welding skills to the maritime industry? Shipbuilding can be a rewarding and lucrative career, and welding is always in demand.

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How to Improve Skill Testing in Your Shipyard Hiring Process

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 26, 2020

When hiring for shipyard positions, does your company use skills testing? If so, how do you use the results to make informed hiring decisions? There are a variety of skills you can test for, including fabrication, math, and specializations such as welding or electrical experience.

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Career Advancement Tips in the Shipyard Industry

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 19, 2020

Most of us desire career advancement and satisfaction throughout our working years. Even if you start in an entry-level position at a shipyard, you have an opportunity to work your way up and advance your career.

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Ensuring Shipyard Safety with These 6 Tips

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 12, 2020

At Hutco, we believe safety is one of our most important core values. Within any fabrication environment, safety is an essential consideration.

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Out of Work? Refresh Your Welding Skills with These 3 Tips

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 5, 2020

Are you out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic? If so, you may be worried that your welding skills aren’t staying fresh.

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Risk Prevention is a Key Component to Your Workforce

By Caitlin Dwyer / September 28, 2020

Risk prevention is essential in terms of industrial environments. There will always be an element of risk, but that’s exactly why it’s important to focus and refocus on the risks your business specifically faces every day.

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Common Safety Hazards to Be Aware of in an Industrial Environment

By Caitlin Dwyer / September 21, 2020

Safety is always important in manufacturing environments, whether you’re the employee or the employer.

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