Pipe Welder

Norfolk, VA 23523

Post Date: 05/16/2018 Job ID: 46739 Industry: Skilled Labor Trades
We are pleased to accept resumes for 1st Class Pipe Welders.

These are temporary positions with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA.

Quantity: 3
Classification: 1st
Shift: 1st
Weld Tests: WP13 (GTAW)
Duration: 90 days
Start date: ASAP

Responsibilities:
Remove slags and rough spots from work pieces by operating grinders or scrapers to ensure smooth work surface
Employ their knowledge of metallurgy to determine materials and equipment most suitable for a welding project
Clean and prepare work pieces using chemical solutions etc. To remove foreign matter such as grease, rust etc.
Use heating furnaces to preheat metal pipes prior to welding or bending
Fill holes, cracks, and dents on metal work pieces or pipe products
Use micrometers, calipers and other precision measuring instruments to check gap allowances, grooves or angles
Control and turn valves or regulators to adjust flames and ensure proper use of welding gas
Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots, and hearing protection) and ensure compliance with established health/safety regulations
Troubleshoot a piping system and conduct diagnosis to identify and fix pipe problems.

Qualifications:
Must be able to demonstrate ability to perform the Colonna s WP13 (GTAW) weld test
Knowledge of welding techniques (oxygen-acetylene, electric arc, and TIG), tools and equipment
Must have 8 years of on the job pipe welding experience to be considered
Technical training preferred
Knowledge of and ability to use hand tools and instruments associated with the trade
Must be able to work effectively with others
Comprehend blueprints, sketches, and templates
Enter and move through manholes to reach and work in internally confined spaces
Must be a steady, reliable worker
Must be able to compared and follow simple instructions

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