Business System Analyst II

  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #866
  • Salary: $57,000.00

Our client, a prominent shipyard in the Mobile area, is looking for a Business System Analyst II to join their team.

SUMMARY: The Business System Analyst II will apply developed subject matter knowledge to solve common and complex business issues within established guidelines and recommends appropriate alternatives; Works on problems of diverse complexity and scope. May act as a team or project leader providing direction to team activities and facilitates information validation and team decision making process. Exercises independent judgment within generally defined policies and practices to identify and select a solution. Continue to develop operational knowledge regarding the company's Business Core Systems.


  • Facilitates requirements gathering sessions to understand and document complex business needs, often eliciting hidden requirements and/or clarifying vague or unclear requirements
  • Applies thorough understanding of business processes and user needs to formulate and define system scope and objectives
  • Analyzes business operations and processes to identify opportunities for process improvement, management control of work, or automation
  • Generates process and solution options and reviews with appropriate stakeholders
  • Can readily re-apply business insights to devise new technical or non-technical solutions to business issues 
  • Creates workflow diagrams to document current business environment
  • Analyzes process and data flows, identifying potential redundancies, overlaps in accountability, key decision points 
  • On smaller size projects, tracks progress of projects to ensure alignment to requirements; manages any deviations from requirements to ensure resolution. On larger size projects, contributes to tracking and management of requirements with Project Manager
  • Takes calls from business users and resolves most support issues independently on how to use a stakeholder-specific system/application within their area of expertise and/or escalates as appropriate 
  • Reviews test plans for completeness and accuracy
  • Provides direct support to clients on how to optimally apply installed solutions, answering client questions and training new users
  • Function as a resource on the use and operation of current systems within the stakeholder area(s) supported


  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business, Finance, or, Management related discipline required
  • Three (3) + years’ related analyst work experience or, a combination of Associates degree plus two years related analyst work experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor degree 
  • Experience working with SQL, or, similar database, supporting data integration required
  • Excellent demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills in a fast-paced environment required
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret and translate metric performance into business insight and recommendations required
  • Demonstrated understanding of business value drivers and aligning teams to achieve business objectives required
  • Demonstrated ability to use tools such data driven charts and graphs to understand and drive performance, and create key performance indicators (KPI) and metrics required
  • Intermediate level software skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio required
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Shipbuilding Solutions systems and processes preferred

Senior Director of Business Integration

  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #865
  • Salary: $150,000.00

Our client, a prominent shipyard in the Mobile area, is looking for a Senior Director of Business Integration.  

Business Integration, Information Technology and Information Technology Security teams


  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of all IT teams, including IT security, development, infrastructure, business intelligence, technical business analytics and systems support
  • Responsible for IT contingency planning, business continuity management and disaster recovery efforts Provides leadership to the organization for the integration of business processes throughout the company to enable business strategies by the use of technology and business process integration techniques
  • Provides a framework for identifying vulnerabilities, the need for upgrades and opportunities for improvement within the technology infrastructure and processes of the organization
  • Develops and implements a technology strategy to enable the long range business strategy of the organization
  • Assists Senior Leadership in the development and implementation of an organizational business process strategy that will enable the growth and flexibility necessary for the achievement of the company’s long term business strategy
  • Sources and develops the technology resources necessary to accomplish the technology strategy of the organization
  • Develops and implements a service level strategy with all areas of the company to provide the technology “up-time” and service “response times” required by the business
  • Ensuring processes maintain required service levels and improve the capabilities of the Company to absorb and implement change
  • Develops metrics for the performance of the technology service levels and reports on these metrics
  • Builds and maintains a process to facilitate the development of business requirements and the integration tasks necessary to successfully meet these requirements
  • Develops frameworks for evolving business processes to ensure proper alignment and integration throughout the organization
  • Maintains a business process/integration inventory with metrics to facilitate an understanding of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and risks
  • Reviews and approves IT related investments for the organization and ensures alignment with company objectives/goals – includes annual budgeting and long range capital forecasting
  • Develops, critically reviews, and documents policies and procedures related to area of responsibility and ensures implementation of these policies and procedures, while ensuring compliance with applicable regulations
  • Maintains compliance with Company policies and procedures
  • Acts as a Compliance Champion for the organization and works to promote a culture of compliance throughout the organization
  • Supports business unit Tier 1 Compliance Lead in responsibilities, as required


  • Requires at least a bachelor’s in Computer Science or related field and ten (10) years of in-depth experience covering manufacturing and/or government contracting
  • Proof of continued education within the IT environment, preferred
  • Possession of a Master’s degree preferred
  • Ten (10) years or more of technology leadership experience required along with the ability to multitask, delegate and work quickly under pressure
  • Strong Government contracting experience preferred
  • Ten (10) years’ or more experience with IT governance, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), COSO, COBIT, other technology standards and best practices
  • Strong aptitude for problem solving and analytical skills. Ability to analyze issues and suggest solutions; ability to collect, organize, and analyze data for various projects
  • Strong aptitude for presenting a concept’s full life cycle and providing recommendations to Executive Leadership
  • Must work with a sense of urgency and have the ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple teams/organizations with attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Flexible and has the capability to deliver results in a fast paced, and high volume environment
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to train, coach, and mentor
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing results, preparing results for presentation and then presenting the results to executive levels of management and/or government representatives required
  • Decisive and action-oriented
  • Capable of making a decision and executing it
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule

*Position requires a Security Clearance (or ability to obtain one)

A Class Pipe Welder

  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #862

FirstFour is looking for Pipe Welders to join our team at a major shipyard in Mobile, Alabama.

COMPENSATION: $27.50 – $35.00 per hour


  • Read and interpret blueprints / basic drawings to understand weld symbols.
  • Work with a team of Pipe Welders and Fitters to carry out tasks and deliver vessel on time.
  • Have the ability to work in confined spaces.
  • Repair and New Construction opportunities available.


  • Pass all approved A-Class Pipe Welder Tests.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 year's of experience as a marine Pipe Welder.
  • Must be experienced with Tig and special metals.
  • Drug screen and background check required.

A Class Pipe Fitter

  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #861

FirstFour is looking for Pipe Fitters to join our team at a major shipyard in Mobile, Alabama.

COMPENSATION: $27.50 per hour


  • Read and interpret blueprints to determine layouts.
  • Cut openings for pipes into modules / vessel using hand tools.
  • Must be able to measure, cut, thread, bend, and install pipe.
  • Clean and maintain pipe units and fittings and flush system.


  • Pass approved A-Class Pipe Fitter Test.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 year’s of experience as a marine Pipe Fitter.
  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints, a tape measure, and know/understand all necessary formulas to carry out your work.
  • Drug screen and background check required.

Marine Insulators

  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #860

FirstFour is looking for Marine Insulators to join our team at a major shipyard in Mobile, Alabama supporting their new construction operations.

COMPENSATION: $21.00 per hour


  • Must be willing to withstand working within a shipyard environment – standing for long periods of time, working from heights, lifting and carrying heavy items, and being able to work from man lifts.
  • Must have the ability to enter 18” x 36” openings and work in confined spaces for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be able to work with a variety of hand tools, including knives, scissors, tin snips, chalk lines, measuring tapes, etc.


  • High school diploma / GED and 3 year's experience preferred.
  • Experience as a marine insulator needed, experience working as a marine joiner / HVAC is a plus.
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings and blueprints.
  • Drug screen and background check required.

Construction Project Manager

  • Location: Mobile, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #853
  • Salary: $90,000.00

Our client, an industry-leading design/build firm, has an excellent direct-hire opportunity for an experienced Commercial Construction Project Manager.

This position will oversee all aspects of complex and/or multi-phased projects from concept through completion in the Mobile AL area.

Successful candidates will have proven Project Management experience overseeing commercial, mixed-use, multi-family and retail construction projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning
  • Budgets
  • Estimating, sub buyout, job cost tracking, closeout
  • Scheduling
  • Materials management
  • Purchase orders, subcontractor agreements
  • Permits, approvals, utilities
  • Team supervision
  • Lead meetings, project communications
  • Quality control, safety


  • Bachelor’s Degree Building Science, Civil Engineering or relevant field preferred
  • 3+ years of Project Management experience overseeing large commercial projects
  • Familiarity with construction management software and programs

Benefits include health, vision, dental insurance, 401K with match, PTO, and an excellent company culture

Proposal Coordinator/Writer

  • Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #852
  • Salary: $85,000.00

FirstFour Staffing is assisting a leading construction firm with their need for a Proposal Writer.

This role will write, prepare and submit quality technical bids and proposals for private and public sector construction projects.

Other responsibilities will include drafting contracts, document review, conducting opportunity research, process development, and providing overall project support.

Successful candidates will be detail and team oriented, have good research and technical writing skills, and a good comprehension of RFPs. Experience with construction administration, technical bids and proposal preparation for public sector construction projects required, as well as proficiency with Microsoft suite programs . Paralegal knowledge/experience a plus.

This position offers an excellent benefits package including :

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance.
  • Company paid Life Insurance policy and Short-Term Disability policy.
  • 401K Match.
  • Bonus Opportunities.
  • PTO.

Traveling Superintendent

  • Location: Traveling Southeast
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #849

Traveling Construction Superintendent – Commercial

Our Client, a multi-discipline engineering and construction firm is seeking a full-time Traveling Superintendent to oversee commercial construction projects in the southeast region.


  • Manage subcontractors
  • Scheduling fieldwork and duties
  • Serve as liaison between contractor and all on-site parties
  • Coordination with appropriate team members
  • Assuring project completion is on time and within budget


  • 2+ years of commercial construction experience preferred
  • Ground-up AND Build-Out experience on Restaurant, Commercial projects
  • Must have verifiable work references


  • Very competitive compensation package (base, bonus, per diem, health, vision, 401K, etc.)
  • Ability to manage your own schedule
  • Incredibly stable organization (large backlog of work with diverse repeat clients)

Payroll Clerk

  • Location: Summerdale, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #835
  • Salary: $35,360.00

FirstFour Staffing is partnered with a client in Summerdale, AL seeking a Payroll Clerk


  • Manages Garnishments, Tax Levy, and Child Support orders for all clients. This includes issuing responses, setting up deductions in the payroll system, researching questions/issues, etc.
  • Checks payrolls as assigned as well as back up checker for department as needed.
  • Keep Check Printing room stocked and organized.
  • Assist with the processing of cutback checks.
  • Process mail with correct postage and put-up front for pick up.
  • Establishes and maintains a positive working relationship with clients, co-workers & other departments.
  • Assist in special projects as assigned by management and other duties as assigned. 


  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to listen, communicate (written and verbal), excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading skills and follow-up effectively with all staffing levels and clients/customers.
  • Ability to work independently, self-starter, energetic.
  • Must be detail oriented. 
  • Able to adhere to tight deadlines.
  • High School diploma required. 
  • Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word and Excel. 
  • Able to handle highly confidential information.

Millwright / Stick Welder

  • Location: Daphne, Alabama
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #832

Our client, a reputable company specializing in the installation and maintenance of industrial rolling steel doors, is growing and looking to add a few Millwright / Stick Welders to their team.  This is a direct hire opportunity.

$22.00 – $30.00 per hour, DOE

Meet at shop in Daphne, AL @ 7:00am Mon-Fri to ride in company trucks to the job…mostly 40 hours per week.  There are occasional call-ins, but nights and weekend work are very rare.

Required Skills / Experience:

  • Millwrights typically transition well as we are looking for candidates who can weld, layout, fit up, read blueprints, operate hand tools, etc.
  • Stick welding on carbon steel (with some carbon to galvanized) experience is required.  Most of the work will be fitting and welding the door guides to the existing jam.
  • PLC experience 
  • Ability to use hammers, crowbars, saws, and other hand tools to dismantle doors and trim.

Most customer facilities are heavy industrial in nature, so you will need to be able to pass a background check, routine drug screens (including HFT), and have a clean driving record.  

Candidates will need to interview and perform a hands-on assessment at the shop in Daphne.