Pipe Welders
Grand Isle Shipyard - Mobile, AL

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Summary: Lays out, fits, and welds fabricated, cast, and forged components to assemble structural forms such as machinery frames, tanks, pressure vessels, furnace shells, and building and platform parts by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

include the following. (Other duties may be assigned)

• Selects equipment and plans layout, assembly, and welding.

• Lays out, positions, aligns, and fits components together.

• Bolts, clamps, and tack-welds parts to secure in position for welding.

• Sets up equipment and welds parts, using arc, gas-shielded arc, submerged arc, or gas welding
equipment.

• Assembles parts by bolting and riveting.

• Repairs products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping, and reassembling parts.

• Immediately report all Incidents/Accidents, no matter how small, to their Supervisor.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

Less than high school education; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

Welders or Fitters must have the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos as well as the ability to write simple correspondence. Welders or Fitters must have the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Math Ability:

Welders or Fitters must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals as well as the ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Welders or Fitters must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions as well as the ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Certificates and Licenses:

Welders Certificate.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Possibly supervises 1-2 employees in an offshore environment. They will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions; work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; extreme heat; risk of radiation and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must frequently carry up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit.

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