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Welder (I, II, III)

Position Title: Welder (I, II, III) Work Location: Chesapeake, VA FLSA Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt REQ#22-09266E Summary of duties –The Welder applies appropriate welding processes to join, surface, fabricate, or repair parts of metal or other weldable materials for production. Lays out and marks position pieces on parts or sub-assemblies using rule, square, scribe or templates. Fits by hand or position pieces to be welded into jigs, holding fixtures, guides, and steps using measuring instruments and / or hand tools. May perform fitting, welding, and silver brazing on shipboard piping systems on all types of metals. Must possess knowledge and experience in the set up and operation of machines and tools to include: mig welder, tig welder, plasma arc cutter, gas cutter, carbon arc cutter, band-saw, drill press etc. to cut and weld parts to specifications. Uses hand tools such as grinders, needle guns, clamps, fixtures, calipers, scribes, combination squares etc. Basic knowledge of weld theory to include the following processes: SMAW, GMAW, GTAW and / or Silver Brazing. Some basic knowledge of ferrous / non- ferrous metals and the ability to read / interpret blueprints required. May be assigned the duties and responsibilities of other positions for which qualifications are met. Periodically required to lift/move equipment up to and including 50 pounds. Specific description of duties • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications or sample part, without supervision, to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements • Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications • Fits and assembles parts into complete assemblies • Verifies dimensions and alignment of assemblies • Develops specifications from general description and draws sketch of part or product to be fabricated • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices • Welds foundations, brackets, studs, platforms, piping, and other items to support on-site installations • Maintains cleanliness of the work area • Responsible for training / oversight of junior personnel • Possess the ability to perform supervisory duties • Overtime is routinely required but not guaranteed • Travel outside the local area may be required • Possession of an active State Driver’s License is required • May act as Structural Team Leader where skills are prevalent and required • Perform any other assignments or tasks as needed or requested by management to assist in accomplishing the organization’s mission, objectives and goals. Including oversight of junior less skilled Welders as applicable. Additional Skills and Duties N/A Education/Specialized Training Level I: • HS diploma or GED may be required depending on varying contract stipulations • Apprenticeship or Welding trade school with six months practical experience or one year of practical relatable experience • Certificate documentation required for listed education • Fire watch certification • Driver’s license Level II: • HS diploma or GED may be required depending on varying contract stipulations • Apprenticeship with two years, or applicable trade school with three years, or four years related experience • Certificate documentation required for listed education • Fire watch certification • Driver’s license Level III: • HS diploma or GED may be required depending on varying contract stipulations • Apprenticeship or applicable trade school with six years practical experience, or 8 years related experience • Certificate documentation required for listed education • Certification documentation in areas of expertise (SMAW, GMAW, TIG ETC) • Fire watch certification • Driver’s license Certifications/Licenses (as required for the task being performed) • Certificate documentation required for listed education • Certification documentation in areas of expertise (SMAW, GMAW, TIG ETC) • Fire watch certification Security Clearance • Clearance up to secret level required. Physical/Environmental Job Requirements Physical requirements for the job may include the following: • Lifting/moving up to and including 50 pounds • Routinely climbing several flights of stairs • Performing tasks in confined spaces Our work is primarily onboard naval vessels that may include variables of physical activity, i.e. stooping, climbing, walking, etc. In performing these duties, you may be required to work outdoors. You will experience temperature variations, extremely loud noises and other physical hazards. Company Overview: Prism Maritime, LLC is a premier maritime service provider for Alteration Installation Team (AIT) and Modernization related Services in support of US Maritime and Shore-based clients. Prism Maritime is a privately held business headquartered in Chesapeake, VA, with offices in San Diego and Ventura, CA. Established in 2006, Prism Maritime currently employs over 250 professionals and maintains an ISO 9001-2015 certified Quality Management System. Prism Maritime is an EEO/AA employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. U.S. citizenship is required for most positions. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment with us, please email hropportunities@prismmaritime.com or call: 757-460-8800. To Apply: Visit www.prismmaritime.com and click on Careers>Job Openings All applications are active for 90 calendar days. After 90 days you must re-apply to still be considered for this position.