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Welder

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Job Code: 00952017
Posted On: Wednesday, 7th June 2017
Location: Chesapeake VA, San Diego or Oxnard CA

Job Description:

Summary of duties – Welder I applies appropriate welding processes to join, surface, fabricate, or repair parts of metal or other weldable materials for production. Lays out and marks position pieces on parts or subassemblies using rule, square, scribe or templates. Fits by hand or position pieces to be welded into jigs, holding fixtures, guides, and steps using measuring instruments and / or hand tools. May perform fitting, welding, and silver brazing on shipboard piping systems on all types of metals. Must possess knowledge and experience in the set up and operation of machines and tools to include: mig welder, tig welder, plasma arc cutter, gas cutter, carbon arc cutter, bandsaw, drill press etc. to cut and weld parts to specifications. Uses hand tools such as grinders, needle guns, clamps, fixtures, calipers, scribes, combination squares etc. Basic knowledge of weld theory to include the  following processes: SMAW, GMAW, GTAW and / or Silver Brazing. Some basic knowledge of ferrous / non ferrous metals and the ability to read / interpret blueprints required. May be assigned the duties and responsibilities of other positions for which qualifications are met.  Periodically required to lift/move equipment up to and including 50 pounds.  

 

Specificdescription of duties

  • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements
  • Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications
  • Fits and assembles parts into complete assemblies
  • Verifies dimensions and alignment of assemblies
  • Develops specifications from general description and draws sketch of part or product to be fabricated
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices
  • Welds foundations, brackets, studs, platforms, piping, and other items to support on-site installations
  • Maintains cleanliness of the work area
  • Overtime is routinely required but not guaranteed
  • Travel outside the local area may be required
  • Possession of an active State Drivers License is required
  • Perform any other assignments or tasks as needed or requested by management to assist in accomplishing the organization’s mission, objectives and goals.

Preferred Skills:

Education / Specialized training –

  • Minimum education requirement:  High School diploma or equivalent
  • Apprenticeship with two years, or applicable trade school with three years, or two years related experience

Security Clearance

  • Clearance up to secret level may be required.

Certification / Licenses (as required for the task being performed)

  • Certificate documentation required for listed education
  • Fire watch certification
  • Driver’s license