Pilot Houses

Tech-Fab has over 25 years of experience fabricating custom pilot houses for marine applications. As a result, our knowledge and expertise in marine fabrication applications make us uniquely qualified to provide you with the best solution for your application. Our state-of-the-art production facility and methods enable us to build your pilot house to meet your exact requirements and to the highest quality standards. Tech-Fab will deliver your finished product, done right, on time and on budget.

pilot house fabrication

Pilot houses are fabricated for use on ships, boats, tugs and barges. Tech-Fab’s fabrication services include:

  • The full pilot house structure, customized for your application, ship size and aft or bow placement
  • Ladders and railings
  • Enclosures and housings for equipment and for storage
  • Consoles


All our pilot house fabrications are ABS certified.

We serve the US and international markets, and our location in Houston, TX is ideal for shipping finished projects overseas.

Tech-Fab’s experience in fabricating custom pilot houses ensures that they will perform well in marine and heavy use environments. Our 26,000 sq. ft., fully-equipped assembly facility provides us with the capabilities to fabricate custom pilot houses to your exact application requirements, regardless of the size requirement for the project. Our expert project management staff will work with you to ensure your project is completed on time, on budget and of the highest quality.

Full CAD/CAM capabilities to convert your designs into a finished product.

Turnkey fabricating and assembly services including CNC plasma cutting, NC forming, NC rolling, NC shearing and NC bending.

Certified ABS welding services including MIG, TIG, SAW, TCAW, GMAW and SMAW welding. Tech-Fab’s welders are AWS certified and all our welding services meet the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Section VIII Division 1 and ABS standards.

Finishing services - We work with our sister company, G&C Coatings, to provide finishing services for your equipment including machining, coating, painting, polishing and grinding.

Inspection and testing services including 100 % dimensional inspection, NDE, load testing and pressure/hydro testing.

We work with a wide range of metals, and can supply a custom alloy for your application. The most common alloys we work with are stainless steel, carbon steel, aluminum, nickel, titanium, phosphorous bronze and Inconel®.

Tech-Fab’s extensive experience in fabricating custom pilot houses ensures that your project will be completed to your specifications. Our staff will work closely with you to make sure that your custom pilot house is delivered on time, on budget and to your exact requirements. Call us today or click here to request a quote for your application.

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