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A.W. Hendry Training Center

We have an outstanding training facility where employees have an opportunity to learn new skills that allow them to advance within the company. The welding program offers a hands-on learning experience for welders and fitters in the processes of SMAW, FCAW (all positions), including the air arc requirements and Stainless Fillet. Through these methods, advanced skill levels such as pipe welding, unlimited plate and ceramic procedures are available for the advanced welder. Fitters learn wash burning and beveling techniques along with marine fitting requirements. Our new application area provides our employees with a simulated vessel work environment that incorporate welding requirements for our marine industry; including U.S. Coast Guard certified.

A t Gulf Marine Repair 70% of our workforce are skilled welders and ironworkers, comprised of pipe welders, pipefitters, ship welders, ship fitters, and fabricators; 30% of our workforce are skilled trades such as marine electricians, crane operators, and specialized machinists. Our welders are certified in shield metal arc welding, flux core arc welding, carbon steel pipe welding 6GR, and stainless steel pipe welding 6GR.



Gulf Marine Repair provides opportunities for the following positions:

  • Welders
  • Ship Fitters
  • Outside/Inside Machinists
  • Crane Operators
  • Marine Electricians
  • Tug Boat Captains
  • Helpers

Employee Owner (ESOP)

As of 2017, we are one of only 9,600 ESOP companies.  What is an ESOP?  An Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) is an employee-owner program that provides a company’s workforce with an ownership interest in the company. In an ESOP, our company provides our employees with stock ownership.  Employee ownership increases production and profitability (wages) and improves employees’ dedication and sense of ownership.


  • Two medical plans
  • Two dental plans
  • Vision plan
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance plans
  • Company provided life insurance
  • Employee elected supplemental life insurance for employees and family
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Work-site Benefits
  • 401(K) plan with company match


Gulf Marine Repair values diversity and inclusion and treats all individuals with respect based on their merit. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions based on merit and business needs. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, veteran status, military status, family care or medical leave status, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, rule, ordinance or regulation.

We Participate in E-Verify



You may apply if you are a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, naturalized citizen or a non-immigrant alien, asylee, or refugee who is in lawful status.  Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Instructions for Employment Eligibility Verification [download pdf file here]