Flexible, Cost-Effective Staffing, Recruiting, And Hybrid Workforce Solutions In Norfolk, VA

Your marine, shipyard, and industrial logistics operations won’t wait when you need skilled tradesmen to staff them. That’s where the experienced team at Craft and Technical Solutions comes in.

Are you looking for an experienced, dependable industrial, maritime, and shipyard staffing firm? Do you need skilled marine talent for your projects but can’t find the right talent pool? We understand the logistics issues, timelines, and pressures you’re under.

We have a diverse range of clients in the marine and shipyard industry. Our clients are engaged in all aspects of maritime construction, maintenance, and repair—including structural and pipe welding, structural repairs, shipalts, inspections, and engineering services.

Our clients trust us with all of their marine and shipyard talent sourcing, whether temporary, contract, direct-hire, hybrid solutions, or all the above. Our solutions are purpose-built to deliver the skilled maritime tradespeople you need when you need them, and for as long as you need them.

Does that sound like a tall order? We have the team with the experience it takes to deliver the marine workforce solutions you’re looking for. That’s what makes us stand out among maritime recruiters and shipyard staffing agencies.

Do you have projects that require skilled maritime, shipyard, and industrial tradespeople today? We live where you live—in the world of marine and shipyard logistics.

Our skilled structural marine trades capabilities include:

  • Steel fabricators and installers
  • MARMC approved welders for procedures for various base materials (HY-80, CRES, aluminum, pipe welding, etc.)
  • NDT inspectors certified in accordance with NAVSEA technical publication T9074-AS-GIB-010/27, revision I—capable of performing VT, MT, PT, and UT inspections
  • Level-ll NDT and Level-Ill NDT inspectors

Don’t wait until you’re under the gun, your projects are slipping, and your customers are getting impatient. We also have marine tradesmen skilled in surface preparation and coatings applications for all surface ships and submarines for new construction, repair, and maintenance.

These are just some of the skilled marine, shipyard, and industrial trades positions we fill:

  • Capacity Operators
  • Crane Technicians
  • Global SWAT Specialist
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Marine Operator
  • Operations Manager
  • Vessel Performance Manager
  • Site Manager
  • Vessel Superintendent
  • Rigger
  • Scaffolder
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Structural Fitter
  • Structural Welder
  • Safety Specialists
  • Engineering
  • Project Management

  • NDT (Non-Destructive Testing)
  • Pipe Fitter
  • Pipe Welder
  • Rigger
  • Scaffolder
  • Structural Fitter
  • Structural Welder
  • Safety Specialists
  • Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Carpenter
  • Coordinator
  • Crane Operator
  • Electrician (Marine)
  • Fire Watch
  • Forklift Operator
  • Sheet Metal Worker

Don’t see the skilled marine trades you need? Call our team.

Our hiring clients expect skilled workers to show up fully vetted, experienced, trained, qualified for the job, and ready to work. And we never let our clients down. That includes any appropriate safety training and any necessary certifications.

When CTS places a skilled employee for your critical job requirement, you can be confident that a team of professionals has prescreened them. CTS has your best interests at the forefront. Our screening process includes:

  • Face-to-face interviews
  • Skills testing and verification
  • Safety training
  • Background checks
  • Reference checks
  • E-Verify

Are you an HR professional or hiring manager with open searches for hard-to-fill marine and industrial skilled tradespeople in the Norfolk region?

The CTS team understands the marine, shipyard, and industrial recruiting and staffing space. Our team has over 100 years of collective experience serving maritime logistics clients.

As Norfolk’s premier marine, shipyard, and industrial recruitment agency. Our services include temporary staffing, contract, temp-to-hire, direct-hire, and hybrid solutions.

Job seekers can apply on our website or right from their smartphone.

Are you a skilled industrial or marine tradesman looking for temporary employment, flexible shifts, or an exciting new job opportunity?

Contact Our Norfolk Recruiters Today

Our recruiting team is waiting for you to get in touch.

Call us today at (757) 279-7628 or get in touch online.

You can also email our Bath recruiting specialist: jbarnett@craftandtechllc.com

Our Norfolk office is located at:

6325 North Center Dr. Suite 229
Norfolk, VA 23502

Our office hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 AM – 5 PM ET.


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