From the moment new hire’s join LEAD Marine San Diego, they’re introduced to one of the most diligent risk management and safety cultures in the industry. LEAD Marine San Diego is a staffing partner that knows safety.
"There are plenty of jobs available for qualified workers with trade skills who are prime candidates for the maritime industry. Jobs are available for licensed marine engineers and skilled machinists, welders, electricians, and more," says Alan Biliti, Marine Division Sales and Recruiting Manager.
Skilled trade jobs in the marine industry are in high demand throughout the U.S. Alan Biliti, Marine Division Sales and Recruiting Manager for LEAD Marine, a nationwide staffing company says, “We place employees in trade positions like electricians, pipe and structure welders, riggers, ship mechanics, and more.”
Over 90% of maritime industry employers believe the skills gap will adversely affect their business in the future, according to Work The Waterfront (workthewaterfront.com), a recent partnership established to help companies promote U.S. maritime careers.
Working in a shipyard, or on a vessel, involves welding, steel cutting, machinery maintenance and repair, plumbing, electrical work, rigging, and clean-up of chemicals and fuel – to name a few. Many of these activities can be considered at high risk of injury or illness, therefore, require workers who understand maritime safety protocol.