Steel Ship being welded together
Bollinger Houma Shipyard
 Careers in Louisiana
For nearly a century, thousands of professionals have upheld the standards of excellence which have guided Bollinger to today. We have brought national recognition to South Louisiana and honor to the Bollinger name. Come aboard and discover the diverse career opportunities available at our Houma facility and Join Our Winning Team!

Leading designer and builder of
​​​​​​​high performance vessels

Bollinger Shipyards has a 75-year legacy as a leading designer and builder of high-performance Coast Guard cutters, U.S. Navy patrol boats and salvage vessels, research vessels, ocean-going double hull barges, offshore oil field support vessels, tugboats, rigs, lift boats, inland waterways push boats, barges, and other steel and aluminum products from its new construction shipyards as part of the U. S. maritime industrial base.  Bollinger is the largest privately-owned shipyard in the United States with 11 shipyards including Bollinger Houma, strategically located throughout Louisiana with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River, and the Intracoastal Waterway. Bollinger is also the largest vessel repair company in the Gulf of Mexico region.

An inside look into Bollinger

Great Teams Build Great Things ​​​​​​​
Bollinger - A Lasting Legacy ​​​​​​​
Scaffolding next to a ship being built

Rewarding Careers

Bollinger Shipyards is one of the nation’s most respected employers that has been acknowledged for its outstanding safety record and other achievements. Bollinger offers competitive wages, attractive benefits packages, skills training and the opportunity for advancement, providing more than just a job, but an environment to start a long lasting rewarding career.  We are proud of our long established reputation of integrity as a leader in the shipbuilding industry, a reputation emanating from our success in creating a workforce dedicated to the principles of continuous improvement. Bollinger prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans and disabled individuals, and without regard to sexual orientation and gender identity. 

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