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.
Lead Staffing is in its ninth year of business as a national industrial and marine staffing company. While there are [...]