Careers

At ECR, we consider our employees to be our most valuable asset.

ECR is an expanding company that offers great opportunities for personal career growth to individuals who are committed to lifelong learning and are willing to work hard for a mission that supports the United States of America. Our Company teams up with many of the largest government contractors in the marine and industrial markets, and also leads projects for both defense and civilian interests.

If you are looking for an exciting career with a company where you can advance your skills while receiving fair compensation and a competitive benefits package, then ECR is a good fit for you. Scroll down to see our open positions.

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ECR offers our employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance (including coverage for Dependents)
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan
  • Legal Resources and ID Theft Protection
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holiday Leave
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Diversity and Inclusion

We promote a work environment that is open to different perspectives, work experiences, lifestyles, and cultures because it is ethical, and it also gives us a competitive edge in the marketplace. At ECR, we understand that respecting differences strengthens our workforce’s ability to develop innovative solutions and overcome obstacles. We also recognize that inclusion is a state of being valued, respected and supported. ECR focuses on the needs of every individual to ensure the right conditions are in place for each person to achieve their full potential. Our inclusive work environment promotes and sustains a sense of belonging, strong moral and ethical values, and respect for the talents, beliefs, and backgrounds of all our employees.

Open Positions

Production & Supervision

Chula Vista, CA 91910
Full-time

JOB SUMMARY:

Supervises and coordinates activities of trade workers on an assigned project.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for assigning daily tasks to trade personnel assigned to him by the foreman. Review, understand, and implement daily plans to maintain the production schedule while minimizing the impact to the budget.
  • Analyze and resolve day to day issues including personnel conflicts, safety concerns, quality issues, and material constraints. Assess areas of concern prior to assigning personnel to a task and review the concerns with the personnel to implement a strategy to ensure compliance with all technical and safety requirements.
  • Submit condition reports either to the Foreman for review or directly to the Project Manager/Superintendant. Hold daily safety refreshers with assigned personnel and maintain QA documentation as required for tasks being accomplished.
  • Attend daily on sight production meetings and report issues, concerns, and daily progress to the PM. Responsible for the recruitment, training, supervision, and evaluation of department staff.
  • The Supervisor will also perform other duties as assigned. This position will also assure organizational compliance with all safety, quality, and environmental, state, local and federal regulations.

AUTHORITY:

  • The Supervisor has the authority to make decisions involved with carrying out the above responsibilities.
  • However, the Supervisor may not without approval of their supervisor:
  • Revise compensation, hire or fire any employee reporting directly to the Supervisor.

RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Reports to the Foreman

Persons reporting to the Supervisor:

  • Trade Craftsmen
  • Other staff as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or GED required with three to five years related marine, shipyard or industrial experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires willingness to work a flexible schedule.
  • Must have Microsoft Office Software experience.

MANAGEMENT SKILLS:

Works with minimal direction, independently determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may provide guidance to others. Determine appropriate actions, methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for expediting results by exercising independent judgment within defined practices and policies. Follows and organized method in approach to work but is cognizant of the time needed to provide a service or product.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret, technical procedures and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers.
Strong communication skills, including oral, written, and interpersonal skills are necessary for effective communication between management and customers.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Must be able to read and interpret blueprints.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

None required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to tour all vessels, piers, docks, and work sites to perform the duties of this job.
  • The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision depth perception and ability to adjust focus. (Ability to view computer monitors without eye strain for extended periods of time).

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions. Hearing protection will be required in many work areas.

SAFETY:

Must comply with the Companies safety, environmental, and OSHA standards.

Full benefits available to include: Medical/Dental/Life/STD/LTD/PTOv

Please apply now.

EOE/AA/M/F/Disability/Vet
ECR123

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $33.00 - $36.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to Commute/Relocate:

  • Chula Vista, CA 91910 (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • WELDING: 5 years (Preferred)
  • SUPERVISION: 5 years (Preferred)
  • STEEL & ALUMINUM: 5 years (Preferred)
  • SHIP REPAIR: 5 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • DBIDs (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Production Support

Newport News, VA 23607
Full-time

JOB SUMMARY:

Coordinate, develop, compile, and submit detailed information required to provide complete and comprehensive estimates of all labor, material, and subcontractor costs associated with assigned projects.

This is a seasoned position whose function mentors estimator trainees and less experienced estimators on the analytical assessment of various estimating factors and metrics. The job function regularly exercises discretion and judgment in a matter that is significant to the organization’s likelihood of success in securing contracts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Accomplishes ship/site checks to evaluate and document existing conditions relative to anticipated work identified within the specifications or scope of work. Identifying ship systems, interferences, work requirements, processes and materials.
  • Determines trade specific labor hour estimates of work required to meet the requirements of the bid specifications.
  • Reads and interprets bid specifications to identify the scope of work.
  • Reviews and interprets references to include, blueprints, Liaison Action Requests, Technical Manuals, military and commercial material specifications, and standards of construction, to identify materials required to accomplish the intent of the contract specifications.
  • Solicits, reviews, and analyzes Subcontractor and Vendor quotes to assure quoted price, scope and terms comply with schedule and specifications.
  • Uses history to establish and document standard costs, and develops costs for new work where standards and history do not exist.
  • Identifes discrepancies with specifications and references and generate a clear and concise technical question to clarify contract specifications using Microsoft Word.
  • Works to the timeline established by the customer.
  • Consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School Diploma or general education degree (GED).
  2. 8 or more years related experience in field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  3. Possess superior knowledge of US Navy Combatant and Non-Combatant Vessels and Crafts.
  4. Must possess a courteous, and professional demeanor
  5. Must be detail oriented, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Possess superior knowledge of the arrangement of US Navy vessels, system identification, marine equipment, and to a lesser extent, the operation of marine systems.
  7. Possess superior knowledge of and know how to read and interpret specifications. Be able to read and interpret references to include, blueprints, Liaison Action Requests, Technical Manuals, military and commercial material specifications and standards of construction.
  8. Must be able to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer, or other internet search software.
  9. Must be able to gain access to military installations.
  10. Must pass drug test and background check.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Ability to lift 20 pounds regularly and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  2. Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time.

This is NOT a physically demanding position and may accommodate most physical disabilities. There may be occasional lifting of office materials or files weighing not more than 20 pounds. Physical dexterity may be required when operating calculators, copiers, computers and/or other typical office equipment.

KNOWN HAZARDS:

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs/vertical ladders; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

This position works on the jobsite and in the office. There is exposure to hostile environments, loud noises, hazardous chemicals/fumes and airborne particles, smoke, extreme temperatures moving mechanical parts: high, precarious places. During work-site visits will be required to wear appropriate PPE including, but not limited to:

  • Hard Hat
  • Ear Plugs or Attenuator
  • Safety Shoes
  • Dust Mask or Respirator
  • Gloves

Full benefits available to include: Medical/Dental/Life/STD/LTD/PTO

Please apply now.

EOE/AA/M/F/Disability/Vet

ECR123

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $65,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Newport News, VA 23607: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Ship Repair or Marine: 8 years (Preferred)
  • MSC, US NAVY Combatant, or Non-Combatant Vessels: 8 years (Preferred)
  • Microsoft Office: 8 years (Preferred)
  • Blueprint Reading or Military/Construction Specs: 8 years (Preferred)
  • Liaison Action Request or Technical Manuals: 8 years (Preferred)
  • Estimating: 8 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • DBIDs or DBIDs Eligible (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No
Newport News, VA
Full-time

JOB SUMMARY:

Supervises and coordinates activities of trade workers on an assigned project.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for assigning daily tasks to trade personnel assigned to him by the foreman. Review, understand, and implement daily plans to maintain the production schedule while minimizing the impact to the budget. Analyze and resolve day to day issues including personnel conflicts, safety concerns, quality issues, and material constraints. Assess areas of concern prior to assigning personnel to a task and review the concerns with the personnel to implement a strategy to ensure compliance with all technical and safety requirements. Submit condition reports either to the Foreman for review or directly to the Project Manager/Superintendent. Hold daily safety refreshers with assigned personnel and maintain QA documentation as required for tasks being accomplished. Attend daily on sight production meetings and report issues, concerns, and daily progress to the PM. Responsible for the recruitment, training, supervision, and evaluation of department staff. The Supervisor will also perform other duties as assigned. This position will also assure organizational compliance with all safety, quality, and environmental, state, local and federal regulations.

AUTHORITY:

The Supervisor has the authority to make decisions involved with carrying out the above responsibilities.
However, the Supervisor may not without approval of their supervisor:

  • Revise compensation, hire or fire any employee reporting directly to the Supervisor.

RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports to the Foreman
Persons reporting to the Supervisor:

  • Trade Craftsmen
  • Other staff as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High School diploma or GED required with three to five years related marine, shipyard or industrial experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires willingness to work a flexible schedule. Must have Microsoft Office Software experience.

MANAGEMENT SKILLS:

Works with minimal direction, independently determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may provide guidance to others. Determine appropriate actions, methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for expediting results by exercising independent judgment within defined practices and policies. Follows and organized method in approach to work but is cognizant of the time needed to provide a service or product.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret, technical procedures and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers.
Strong communication skills, including oral, written, and interpersonal skills are necessary for effective communication between management and customers.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Must be able to read and interpret blueprints.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

None required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to tour all vessels, piers, docks, and work sites to perform the duties of this job. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision depth perception and ability to adjust focus. (Ability to view computer monitors without eye strain for extended periods of time).

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions. Hearing protection will be required in many work areas.

SAFETY:

Must comply with the Companies safety, environmental, and OSHA standards.

Full benefits available to include: Medical/Dental/Life/STD/LTD/PTO

EOE/AA/M/F/Disability/Vet

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $22.00 - $26.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Portsmouth, VA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Application Question(s):

  • Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local laws and regulations?

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Supervision: 4 years (Preferred)
  • Ship Repair and NAVSEA: 4 years (Preferred)
  • Microsoft Office: 4 years (Preferred)
  • Firewatch/Labor: 4 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

  • No

Management

Newport News, VA 23607
Full-Time

JOB SUMMARY:

The Contracts Manager will collaborate with project management to plan, coordinate, monitor budget and performance, track and negotiate changes, and report activity to senior management. This functions’ duties entail project organization, scheduling support, risk identification and mitigation strategies, and contract modification management including change order estimating and negotiation with customer interface. Other duties comprise project plan implementation, subcontract solicitation in support of Estimating, and formulation of Subcontracts to encompass associated policies, procedures, methods, operating practices and performance standards for the Company. This position will also assure organizational compliance with all safety, quality, and environmental, state, local and federal regulations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Works closely with business development, operations, purchasing, project controls & scheduling, risk management, QHS&E, and management to ensure estimates and proposals cover all significant aspects of the project being bid, and monitors compliance of same.
  • Track, compile, submit, and negotiate change work on contracts, with appropriate contract review associated with contract modifications.
  • With guidance of Division leadership, leads organization in disputes and issue with customers, to include REAs and claims.
  • Collaborate with Accounting, Production and Estimating to develop insightful metrics and reports.
  • Confer with Project Managers, subcontractors, and design professionals as needed to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and repair problems.
  • Interpret specifications and contract requirements and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and vendors where appropriate.
  • Assist in performing job cost projections. Monitors cost, schedule and quality of the project(s) and immediately report any issues that would affect cost or schedule performance.
  • Assist in proposal development and assembly.
  • Monitor, coordinate, and manage the Required Reports and Required documentation submittals for contracts, to include contract closeout documents, CPARs rebuttals, contract completion certifications, and lessons learned.
  • Supports the needs of the Estimating Department by participating in the subcontract solicitation process. Identifies whether subcontract pricing is competitive.
  • Assesses appropriate make-or-buy strategy to be used based on analysis of work risk, internal production capacity, and costs.
  • Consults with Production Management and Project Management on make-or-buy recommendations.
  • Supports Project Management in monitoring and correcting subcontractor performance issues.
  • Supports Project Management in driving towards effective compliance of subcontracts and subcontractor performance with project objectives and requirements.
  • Supports Project Management in reviewing subcontract modifications and proposals for completeness, compliance and accuracy.
  • Notifies upper management and Project Management of potential non-compliance and other problems that could have an adverse impact to the company.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and working experience with spreadsheets.
  • Ability to perform effective financial and risk assessments.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) and related federal and state legislation and regulations.
  • Knowledge of Service Contract Act and Truth in Negotiations Act.
  • Excellent oral and written communications.
  • Ability to establish and foster effective working relationships with subcontractor base.
  • Effective leadership and interpersonal skills.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:

  • Typically requires a bachelor’s degree in an associated discipline.
  • College degree may be substituted by equivalent experience in Project and/or Contracts Management.
  • Five (5) to eight (8) years of experience in contract and subcontractor management and administration experience.
  • Prefer at least two (2) years supervisory experience in contracts administration.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to lift 20 pounds regularly and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.

This is NOT a physically demanding position and may accommodate most physical disabilities. There may be occasional lifting of office materials or files weighing not more than 20 pounds. Physical dexterity may be required when operating calculators, copiers, computers and/or other typical office equipment. This position may experience eye and muscle strain, backaches, headaches, and repetitive motion injuries from using computers daily and may have to sit for extended periods while reviewing detailed data.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

This position works in an office environment. There is generally no exposure to hostile environments or loud noises or hazardous chemicals or smoke or extreme temperatures. This position may experience eye and muscle strain, backaches, headaches, and repetitive motion injuries from using computers daily and may have to sit for extended periods while reviewing detailed data.

During work-site visits will be required to wear appropriate PPE including, but not limited to:

  • Hard Hat
  • Ear plugs or attenuator
  • Safety shoes
  • Dust mask or respirator
  • Gloves

Full benefits available to include: Medical/Dental/Life/STD/LTD/PTO

Please apply now.

EOE/AA/M/F/Disability/Vet

ECR123

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $80,000.00 - $100,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

Ability to Commute/Relocate:

  • Portsmouth, VA 23703 (Preferred)

Application Question(s):

  • Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local laws and regulations?

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Project and/or Contract Management: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Service Contract Act and Truth in Negotiations Act: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Microsoft Office: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Financial & Risk Assessments: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Oral and Written Communications: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Leadership: 5 years (Preferred)
  • FAR, DFAR, Federal & State Legislation and Regulations: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply

Company's website:

  • https://www.ecrfab.com/

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

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