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Structural Welder

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Oceaneering International, Inc.
2155 Steppingstone Square
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Phone: 7579853937

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2155 Steppingstone Square
Chesapeake, VA 23320
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Position Summary Who You Are Strong & Agile – You love being active and athletic, especially outdoors or in places that most people wouldn’t dare to go. Realistic — You excel at work that includes practical, hands-on skill and problem solving. Conventional — You appreciate being provided set procedures and routines and working with data and details more than with ideas. Traveler – You need a constant change of scenery; willing and able to pick up and go when duty calls. What You Will be Doing Traveling all over to work with some of the best Marine Structural Welders in the industry providing welding services to repair, modify and install structural components on U.S. Navy Submarines. You will be selecting proper materials and requirements to perform welding functions, and fabricating and installing fixtures & jigs required for welding process alignments while using your above-average strength and agility to do heavy lifting, frequent stooping & bending, and possibly working in overhead structures, and confined spaces or beneath machinery. All this while maintaining strict safety and quality standards, good housekeeping habits, and a high level of critical thinking. Security Clearance Must have or be able to obtain a Security Clearance issued by the U.S. government. Applicant will be subject to a security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain and maintain a security clearance issued by the US Government. In addition to the security clearance, this position may require an additional background screening for base access. Please, visit this link to determine if you would be eligable for a clearance: https://www.clearancejobs.com/securityclearancefaq.pdf. Duties & Responsibilities Reports directly to the Supervisor in the performance of his/her responsibilities. In the absence of the Supervisor, he/she will report to an individual designated by the Supervisor. These responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Strict adherence to corporate, federal, state and local safety regulations prior to setting up or operating any machinery. In sure that all OII Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) are worn and that all damaged PPE is discarded. Read and understand OII PPE Policy. Read and interpret blueprints to plan setup and operation of the machine shop equipment prior to commencing the operation. Layout material prior to performing machining operations to prevent possible errors. Machine parts to close tolerances ensuring finish requirements of the drawings are achieved. Maintain good housekeeping practices; turning off machines when not in use, disposing of waste properly, sweeping the area, etc. Return tools/equipment to proper location and report any lost, missing, stolen or damaged items to the Facilities Supervisor in accordance with Process Instruction (PI-069). Assist the Facilities Supervisor, as directed by your Supervisor, for conducting preventive and corrective maintenance. Qualify as a Welder in accordance with OII Process Instructions (PI-022). Ensure that all requirements of the OII Quality Assurance Manual are followed when invoked by Task Group Instructions (TGI), Process Instructions (PI) and/or other guidance given by management. Perform machining operations using portable machines (required for forward site support). Follow detailed repair procedures and instructions (e.g.; QA packages steps, RECs, CWPs, FWPs, TGIs etc.) required to complete the production operations. Perform as Team Member, cooperating with the efforts of other trades during an installation, modification or repair operations. Prepare Condition Reports to document unsatisfactory condition(s) identified during the production operation (i.e.; repair, modification, etc.). Coordinate the efforts of other trades during an installation, modification or repair operation. Read and understand basic terminology, blueprints, drawings and schematics to plan installation, modification or repair prior to commencing the process. Materials are costly and the possibility of damage or spoilage is high without proper preparation. Fabricate and install fixtures, jigs, supports and targets to ensure proper alignment during welding processes. Select welding filler materials, joint design, proper heat ranges and most effective or required welding process/procedure to ensure quality welding operations Ensure and assume responsibility for Level I and SUBSAFE material controls in accordance with Process Instruction (PI-008). Qualifications High School/GED with Apprenticeship Diploma and additional vocational courses or technical school graduate; and/or military and/or civilian experience with welding operations in a repair department or shipyard or fabrication shop. Must have the ability to obtain government base access. Knowledge and practical skills tests required. Qualify as a Welder/Workmanship Inspector in accordance with OII Process Instructions and welding procedures. Level-I Qualifications: Requires constant supervision/oversight. Has knowledge of the trade qualifications and performs as an entry level Welder. Must be able to understand and perform the basic set up, adjustment, and operation of various welding equipment and hand tools used in the trade. Select welding filler material, joint design and proper heat ranges as directed by Technical Work Documents. Level-II Qualifications: Requires limited supervision/oversight. Is familiar with the trade qualifications and can perform most tasks required as a Welder. Must be able to understand and perform the basic set up, adjustment, and operation of various welding equipment and hand tools used in the trade. Select welding filler material, joint design and proper heat ranges as directed by Technical Work Documents. Read and understand basic terminology, blueprints, drawings and schematics to plan installation, modification or repair prior to commencing the process. Level-III Qualifications: Requires no supervision/oversight. Has experience in the trade qualifications, and can perform all work required as a Welder and will provide mentoring to junior craftsman. Must be able to understand and perform the set up, adjustment, and operation of various welding equipment and hand tools used in the trade. Select welding filler material, joint design and proper heat ranges as directed by Technical Work Documents. Read and understand terminology, blueprints, drawings and schematics to plan installation, modification or repair prior to commencing the process. Fabricate and install fixtures, jigs, supports and targets to ensure proper alignment during welding processes. Specialist Qualifications: Requires no supervision and excels in all qualifications and welding processes. Is an expert in all tasks required as a Welder and will provide mentoring to junior craftsman. Must be able to understand and perform the set up, adjustment, and operation of all welding equipment and hand tools used in the trade. Select welding filler material, joint design and proper heat ranges as directed by Technical Work Documents. Read and understand terminology, blueprints, drawings and schematics to plan installation, modification or repair prior to commencing the process. Fabricate and install fixtures, jigs, supports and targets to ensure proper alignment during welding processes. Produce quality welds, including pipe, in difficult or adverse conditions and is proficient in multiple welding procedures/procedures. Additional Specialized Qualifications/Experience:Deep Submergence Systems (SOC MCD A, B, and C), SUBSAFE Qualification. Automated welding processes. Additional Information Travel & Overtime Frequent travel/overtime are required. Working Conditions This position is considered SHOP/INDOORS which is characterized as follows. Primarily indoors during the day and occasionally at night Frequently working on or near moving equipment and vibrating equipment When outdoors, humidity is frequently above 90% Noise is over 85 decibels Light is intense/glare Occasional exposure to open fire/flames/sparks Frequent exposure to airborne dust, fumes, and gases Includes exposure to contaminants Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32 F degrees) temperatures Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable Job tasks are performed in close physical proximity to other people Requires working indoors in non-controlled environmental conditions Physical Activity/Requirements The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position is considered MEDIUMwork. OCCASIONAL FREQUENT CONSTANT Lift 20-50 pounds Work in confined spaces,kneel, jump, run, work while lying on stomach/back, crawl, and use repetitive movements of the arms and hands. Identify color differences Wear PPE for skin protection Lift 10-25 pounds Climb stairs/ladders, stand, balance, stoop, squat, reach, and lift/carry objects Twist body, sit with back supported, head forward/flexed, head tilted/rotated, and work with arms extended overhead Operate a motor vehicle Lift up to 10 pounds Wear PPE protection for body, vision, and hearing protection BENEFITS: Oceaneering offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, work-life balance, and tailored career development programs that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance Vacation, Sick Leave & Company Paid Holidays 401(k) Retirement Plan Insurance: Complimentary Basic Life & AD&D; Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Employee Assistance Program Program Performance Reviews & Advancement Opportunities Personal Development & Learning Opportunities On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications Employee Referral Program Corporate Sponsored Events & So Much More! Equal Employment Opportunity All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. Job Title: Structural Welder Location: Chesapeake, Virginia Job ID: 12165 Regular/Temporary: Regular Full/Part Time: Full-Time