1st Class Structural Welder

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1st Class Structural Welder

Chesapeake, Virginia




Job Description

Job Description: 

  • Ability to perform all types of welding using various processes, to include: FCAW, SMAW 6 plates, all positions.
  • Ability to complete the Welding process and make adjustments to the welding apparatus depending on the type of weld being performed.
  • Ability to regulate gas pressure, select the proper torch tip, pre and post heat as required and weld butt, lap, fillet joints in flat, vertical and over head positions.
  • Complete welds on mild steel, carbon steel, cast iron, copper, and their alloys by fusion and adhesion, as well as braze and solder ferrous and non ferrous metals.
  • Ability to use jigs, clamps and positions as well as select electrode.
  • Receive job assignments from supervisor and carries out assignments as directed
  • .Required to perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Must be able to speak to others to convey information effectively so that the job can be completed in the manner it should be.
  • Needs to have the ability to keep hand and arm steady while moving the arm or while holding the hand in one position.
  • Have the ability to see details at close range while he/she is doing his/her job functions.
  • Must have the ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • Be able to quickly move the hand, the hand together with the arm, or two hands to grasps, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Have the ability to make precise coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
  • Full knowledge of safety codes and practices regarding explosives gases and hazardous rays

.Job Requirements:

  • Must have at least 5 years experience in a Shipyard/ Military setting.
  • Must be Familiar with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Must have DBIDS in hand.

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