Pipe Welder

San Diego, CA 92101

Posted: 07/05/2020 Industry: Skilled Labor Trades Job Number: 50373

Job Description

Pipe Welder Job Description:
This position is responsible for welding pipe of various metals on a ship or in a shop to support mechanical repairs and modernization of marine vessels including US Naval, Military Sealift Command, and commercial ships. The journeyman welder is also responsible for providing direction to assigned helpers.

Pipe Welder Job Requirement:
1. Must be able to comprehend instructions, drawings, and general correspondence.
2. Must have a working knowledge of ship repair terminology and ship compartment naming convention.
3. Must be physically and medically capable to wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE) required for the job as prescribed under OSHA standards. PPE includes hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe shoes, goggles, respirator, safety harness, safety line, flotation gear, etc.)
4. Must be able to effectively confer job related information such as conditions found by writing condition reports that include recommended corrective action.
5. Must have a thorough knowledge of SMAW, FCAW, and GMAW theory.
6. Must be able to certify in P-3 joint with permanent backing ring, and P-14 socket weld joint:
1. SMAW
2. GTAW
3. FCAW OR
4. Silver Brazing
7. Must be able to interpret drawings, specifications, and Navy/MSC/ABS standard items and manuals.
8. Must possess a working knowledge of equipment and work processes used in marine pipe welding.
9. Must be able to operate and care for welding equipment, portable power tools, and hand tools used to accomplish assigned work.
10. Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. Must understand the US customary and metric measurement systems.
11. Must have four (4) years of pipe welding experience.


FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION CONTACT A RECRUITER AT: 619-795-4350

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  • Medical Coverage
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  • Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
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  • Legal Assistance
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  • Training and Career Growth Opportunities
  • The chance to be a part of an amazing team

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