Tradesmen International, Inc. Marine Structural Welder in NORFOLK, Virginia

Description

Tradesmen International is seeking experienced Welders in Newport News, Virginia. This is a long-term project, expected to last 2-4 years.

Hourly rate is to $27.50 an hour with $120 a day per diem

We are recognized internationally as a leading source for reliable, skilled craftsmen with thousands of employees across North America. With more than 5,000 active clients we have a plenty of great opportunities for skilled Welders that want to be the best in their field. We offer consistent work, top pay, benefits, and employment opportunities in most major markets throughout North America.

Requirements

As a Journeyman Welder you will be responsible for using Stick, Mig, Tig, and Flux Core welding techniques to weld various components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Performing any combination of duties to assist workers in welding, brazing, and thermal and arc cutting activities

  • Moving work pieces, tools, and supplies, manually or by hand truck

  • Lifting, moving, and holding or clamping work pieces to table, into jigs, or into position as directed manually or by using pry bar

This particular job site will be expecting familiarity with the following processes:

All Welders will be required to pass all position, Multi-pass Butt Weld, Welder Qualification Tests prior to reporting for the first day of productive work. These tests will be in accordance with MIL-STD-248D Paragraph 5.3.3 and the following:

A. All position (Horizontal (2G), Vertical (3G), and Overhead (4G)) SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) process.

B. All position (Horizontal (2G), Vertical (3G), and Overhead (4G)) FCAW (Flux Core Arc Welding) process.

C. Horizontal (2G) position GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) process.

D. Air Carbon Arc Gouging proficiency test.

The Welding School will administer the following tests:

  1. All Welding Qualification Tests in “A” (6 hours), “B” (12 hours), “C” (4 hours) above.

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

  3. Welders Vision Test (5 minutes).

  4. Air Carbon Arc Gouging Proficiency Test (1 hour).

Required Skills:

  1. Multi-pass. All position fillet and butt welds using the following processes: SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding), GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding), and FCAW (Flux Cored Arc Welding).

  2. Heating - Oxygen/Propane Heating Torch.

  3. Experience working in a physically demanding environment (shipboard, sub-assemblies, ladders, staging, etc.).

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

  5. Air Carbon Arc Gouging.

  6. Ability to properly use fillet and butt weld gauges.

Company Details

Simply put, we're not a temp agency and don't just hire anyone. In fact, we're highly selective, committed to hiring only those Journeyman Welders that are highly skilled in their trade with unwavering reliability, strong work ethic, and a desire to be the best.

Additional requirements:

  • 4 years of experience with Stick, Mig, Tig, Flux Core welding

  • Strong working knowledge of job site safety as well as ability to complete a company specific safety orientation

  • High standard of integrity and professionalism

  • Drug free at all times, a pre-employment hair follicle drug test is required for this project

  • Candidates must submit to a 7 year Federal Background check

Benefits

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

Lucas Wyngaard

Location

US-VA-NORFOLK

Req ID 2018-186663IN

Category Marine Trades - Welder

Travel Yes

Job Board IN

Location US-VA-NORFOLK