Tradesmen International, Inc. Marine Pipe Welder in NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia


If you are a Marine Pipe Welder and want to be a part of the nation’s elite marine skilled workforce, this is your chance to advance your career.

This project is working at a Naval base and has the following requirements to apply:

Must be a US citizen

Must be able to pass a 7 year federal background check

Must provide a resume with accurate work history (Will be verified)

Must be able to pass a hair follicle drug screen


Minimum of five years commercial/naval experience

Required Skills:

  1. Multi-pass. All position fillet and butt welds using the SMAW (Shielded metal arc) process

  2. Ability to fuse inserts and weld carbon steel, stainless steel and copper nickel pipe using the SMAW and GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding) processes

  3. Ability to mirror weld using the SMAW and GTAW processes

  4. Heating - Oxygen/Propane Heating Torch

  5. Experience working in physically demanding environments (shipboard, sub-assemblies, ladders, staging, etc.).

  6. Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry.

  7. Ability to properly use fillet gauges, butt gauges, and a six inch scale.

Welding Qualifications:

  1. All positions using the SMAW and GTAW processes

  2. Thin wall sockets (Required for below 0.187 wall joints)

The Welding School will administer tests for the following qualifications:

  1. Welders Vision Test (5 Minutes)

  2. Visual Inspection of Welds Level I (4 Hours)

  3. Pre-heat and Interpass (1 hour)

  4. Fire Watch CBT 2 hours)

  5. Torch Safety test and practical (3 hours)

  6. Welding Qualification tests for: 503, 502, 541, 725, 506, 659, 556, 650, 664 and 557 (Testing will run approximately 2½ weeks).

Company Details

In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with us.

  • Vacation Pay

  • Health insurance

  • Dental and vision plan

  • Prescription drug plan

  • Life insurance

  • Short-term disability

  • 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan

  • Incentive programs

  • Tool purchase programs

Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Recruiter Name

James Anderson

Recruiter Phone Number




Req ID 2018-202421IN

Category Marine Trades - Pipe Welder

Travel Yes

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