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Welder 1st Class

Company Information

BAE Systems, Norfolk Ship Repair
750 W. Berkley Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23523
Phone: (757) 618-3812

Application Information

BAE Systems is hiring Welders 1st class to support the Norfolk Ship Repair facility. Position Summary: A welder welds together metal components as specified by blueprints, work orders, or oral instructions through the use of weld equipment and tools. Key Responsibilities & Functional Knowledge: This list is representative of the key areas of responsibility and functional knowledge required of a first class mechanic in the Welding department. A first class mechanic must demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the skills, functional knowledge and abilities required to perform tasks in these and related areas of responsibility. Advanced knowledge means that the mechanic understands how to perform tasks in these categories (including, but not limited to, the specific tasks identified below) and is able to complete them independently and teach others how to complete the tasks. This also means that the mechanic has the necessary level of knowledge of the equipment, protective gear, and machinery required to complete these tasks. A first class mechanic also is expected to strategize independently and problem-solve as appropriate. Welding & Installation •Weld structural steel in all positions. •Weld stainless steel and carbon steel and possibly other alloys Testing Examine work pieces for defects and measure work pieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.