Challenges and Opportunities for Shipyard Workers
Building vessels is a multifaceted engineering process. Shipyard workers include supervisors, fabricators, welders, fitters, electricians, and more. Depending on where in the U.S. a shipyard operates and the industry sectors it builds for, shipyard owners must always juggle personnel. This usually means finding enough qualified people to work in your yard. Where do you find potential employees? Will the positions that are open require training outside the yard? These questions and more will be answered in this open forum panel discussion. Bring your questions and learn what other yards are doing to attract and keep employees.