Pipe welders are required to obtain certification from the NAVSEASYSCOM to demonstrate their expertise in order to be allowed to weld onboard Military ships.
Must be able to TIG CuNi and Stainless Steel using stainless steel, Copper-Nickel (CuNi), or other metal welding techniques and processes.
MAY USE ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING:
Horizontal rolled position (1G)
Horizontal fixed position (5G)
Pipe incline fixed (6G)
Vertical position (2G)
Must be NAVSEA certified (or be able to certify).
Must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the job without accommodation – it is not feasible to provide shipboard accommodation.
Must be able to work the manning schedule provided for the Ship’s repair – overtime when required.
Must be able to wear personal protective devices as prescribed by OSHA
Must demonstrate the ability to work safely aboard ship/in a shipyard.
Must pass weld test to qualify, if test is rejected at visual inspection, will not re-test:
CS - Carbon Steel
SS - Stainless Steel
GTAW - TIG
Must be able to select and set up welding equipment and execute the planned welds according to the engineered drawing that an engineer put together.
Examine welds to ensure that they meet standards or specifications and actually welding according to the specification set by the QC and the engineers.
Required/Preferred Experience (Or Combination of)
3-5 YEARS OF SHIP REPAIR/SHIP BUILDING EXPERIENCE
Pipe welders use welding machines to permanently join metal pipes.
Maritime Industry – Ship building and Ship repair – install and weld pipes in all systems aboard ship, drinking water, steam, cooling water, fuel, air, oil, etc.
The type of welding that a welder at our client will be utilizing is below:
Work involves considerable stooping, bending, and working in overhead structures and on scaffolds.
May be required to lift and/or carry equipment/objects greater than 50lbs.
Typical environment found in the shipyard and ship repair industry.