Tradesmen International, Inc. Marine Pipe Welder in HAMPTON, Virginia
If you’re a marine-experienced craftsman who emphasizes safety, productivity and superior craftsmanship, we want you to join our team. If you are a 1st Class 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 job requires you to be able to work in Virginia. Project could last up to 24 months.
Trade: Marine Pipe Welder $50/hr
Project: USS John F Kennedy aircraft carier
Estimated completion date: 2020
Job location: Newport News VA
Duration: Ongoing up to 24 months
Wages: Range from $50/hr
Per diem: $120/day
Schedule: 40-56 hrs
Minimum five years commercial/naval pipe welding experience
Multi-pass. All position fillet and butt welds using the SMAW (Shielded metal arc) process
Ability to fuse inserts and weld carbon steel, stainless steel and copper nickel pipe using the SMAW and GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding) processes
Ability to mirror weld using the SMAW and GTAW processes
Heating - Oxygen/Propane Heating Torch
Experience working in physically demanding environments (shipboard, sub-assemblies, ladders, staging, etc.).
Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry.
Ability to properly use fillet gauges, butt gauges, and a six inch scale.
All positions using the SMAW and GTAW processes
Thin wall sockets (Required for below 0.187 wall joints)
The Welding School will administer tests for the following qualifications:
Welders Vision Test (5 Minutes)
Visual Inspection of Welds Level I (4 Hours)
Pre-heat and Interpass (1 hour)
Fire Watch CBT 2 hours)
Torch Safety test and practical (3 hours)
Welding Qualification tests for: 503, 502, 541, 725, 506, 659, 556, 650, 664 and 557 (Testing will run approximately 2½ weeks).
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.
Dental and vision plan
Prescription drug plan
401(k) profit-sharing savings plan
Tool purchase programs
Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability
Recruiter Phone Number
Req ID 2018-166101
Category Marine Trades - Pipe Welder