A material man has the responsibility of dealing with all of the incoming materials at a contruction site (in this case in a shipbuilding environment). This person receives and inspects building materials delivered to the site.
A high school diploma or equivalent is recommended to obtain one of these positions. Some companies provide their own apprenticeship programs that train people to do these jobs.
The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.
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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
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