Gulf Coast Marine Fabricators INC.

Ken Vidrine

In 2013, Ken led a group to aquire GCMF. To this day, he continues to keep quality and service a priority just as the original owners did. His experience includes over 30 yrs in upper mgmt and over 12 years in oilfield construction.

Frank Watkins

Frank Watkins has over 40 years of experience in the marine construction and commercial diving  industry. Mr. Watkins began his career in 1978 as a service technician working his way through the ranks in the Gulf of Mexico.  Mr. Watkins held various managerial positions such as Business Development /Client Manager, Projects Manager and Sr. Vice President of Corporate Development. Areas of expertise include pressure control systems, subsea pipeline construction, pipeline maintenance and decommissioning, platform inspection and decommissioning, subsea diving support and fabrications support.  For the past 30 years Mr. Watkins has worked in the commercial diving and fabrications business.

Wesley Pitts

Wesley Pitts joined the GCMF team in 2017.  After spending 9 years in the military, Wesley worked in various HSE roles in the oil and gas industry since 2005.

 

Chad Motty

Chad started with GCMF in 1991 when he started working as a helper during summers. He gained knowledge in fitting, welding, hydrotesting, equipment operating, as well as purchasing, sales, Insurance mgmt, and operations over the next decade and eventually was Vice President of the company for over 15 years.  Since his family sold the company in 2013, Chad became and continues as V.P. of Business Development.

Frank Lemoine

Frank began his oilfield experience in 1996 at GCMF as a welder helper and quickly worked his way up.  He moved on and accumulated experience as a fitter and welder in areas such as coded shop welding, spoolbase pipeline welding, subsea piping, Rig welding, and has also set numerous deepwater pipeline welding procedures. He has since managed and supervised welding projects for almost a decade and has been back with GCMF for almost 4 years.

1-337-893-1799

Gulf Coast Marine Fabricators Inc. Contact

Address:
PO Box 562
500 Engineer’s Dr, Abbeville, LA 70510

Phone:
337-893-1799

Email:
Hope.sagrera@gcmf.com

Gulf Coast Marine Fabricators Inc.

Ken Vidrine

In 2013, Ken led a group to aquire GCMF. To this day, he continues to keep quality and service a priority just as the original owners did. His experience includes over 30 yrs in upper mgmt and over 12 years in oilfield construction.

Frank Watkins

Frank Watkins has over 40 years of experience in the marine construction and commercial diving  industry. Mr. Watkins began his career in 1978 as a service technician working his way through the ranks in the Gulf of Mexico.  Mr. Watkins held various managerial positions such as Business Development /Client Manager, Projects Manager and Sr. Vice President of Corporate Development. Areas of expertise include pressure control systems, subsea pipeline construction, pipeline maintenance and decommissioning, platform inspection and decommissioning, subsea diving support and fabrications support.  For the past 30 years Mr. Watkins has worked in the commercial diving and fabrications business.

Wesley Pitts

Wesley Pitts joined the GCMF team in 2017.  After spending 9 years in the military, Wesley worked in various HSE roles in the oil and gas industry since 2005.

 

Chad Motty

Chad started with GCMF in 1991 when he started working as a helper during summers. He gained knowledge in fitting, welding, hydrotesting, equipment operating, as well as purchasing, sales, Insurance mgmt, and operations over the next decade and eventually was Vice President of the company for over 15 years.  Since his family sold the company in 2013, Chad became and continues as V.P. of Business Development.

Frank Lemoine

Frank began his oilfield experience in 1996 at GCMF as a welder helper and quickly worked his way up.  He moved on and accumulated experience as a fitter and welder in areas such as coded shop welding, spoolbase pipeline welding, subsea piping, Rig welding, and has also set numerous deepwater pipeline welding procedures. He has since managed and supervised welding projects for almost a decade and has been back with GCMF for almost 4 years.