Perform various welding processes to repair, modify and install various plating, pipes, structures, foundations and fittings associated with shipboard structural installations and modifications. Select proper materials and requirements to perform welding functions. Fabricate and install fixtures and jigs required for welding process alignments. Involves heavy lifting, frequent stooping or bending and possible working assignments in overhead structures, confined spaces or beneath machinery. Strict adherence to safety, quality standards, good housekeeping habits, high level of critical thinking/reading comprehension, and frequent travel/overtime are required.
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.
Additional duties as assigned.