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Offshore Pipe Welder (6G)

Company: Gulf Island Fabrication
Location: Houma
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Main PurposeTo perform job functions required and assigned in the fabrication of structural/piping materials per the contract/job specifications and quality assurance requirements/fitting procedures and established ISO/QC program standards. The Welder's job duties are to properly weld structure or pipe to construct a drilling deck. Essential FunctionsSet and operate welding machine for applicable welding processes.Perform welding processes assigned for structural, pipe, welding projects.Pass required welding test per AWS D1.1 latest edition, ASME section IX, and API 1104.Maintain quality of welding that can pass NDT testing procedures.Perform welding assignments safely and efficiently, always practicing safety.Operate appropriate hand tools (chipping hammers, grinders, etc.)Weld separately or in combination, using aluminum, stainless steel, cast iron, carbon steel, and other alloys.Select and install torches, torch tips, filler rods, and flux according to welding chart specifications or any thickness of metals. Determine required equipment and welding methods, applying knowledge of welding techniques. Connect and turn regulator valves to activate and adjust gas flow and pressure so that desired flames are obtained. Monitor the fitting, burning, and welding processes to avoid overheating of parts or warping, shrinking distortion, or expansion of the material. Expertly welds small, medium, and large structural and pipe of various metals and alloys. Expertly welds small, medium, and large structural items. Be able to weld structure (beams, grating, stairways) and pipe.Assist with building a scaffold to access all areas on structure, pipe, or deck.Pull up leads to weld on deck.Transport welding equipment in the yard to the work area.Tools and Equipment UsedWelders must know and use welding machines, man lifts, chipping & grinding equipment, cutting torches, welding leads, welding whips, and welding guns. Also, all appropriate safety equipment used to perform their everyday welding duties (welding shields, goggles, hard hats, etc.) should be able to read and write.Environmental Conditions80 to 90% of the work activities are performed outdoors. Individuals will be required to work in changes of temperature, hot, cold, humid, wet, and dry conditions, dust, mud, etc. They may also be exposed to fumes (Paint, paint thinners, diesel, /or gas, etc.)

Requirements:
Physical Requirements-- Standing: This is an essential job function/physical requirement.-- Walking: This is an essential job function/physical requirement.-- Turning, twisting, bending, and stooping- These physical requirements are essential job functions.-- Pushing and Pulling- These physical requirements are essential job functions.-- Reaching, forward, and reaching overhead: These are essential job functions /physical requirements.-- Climbing: This is an essential job function /physical requirement.-- Balancing, fingering, feeling, talking, hearing, and seeing- These are all considered regular physical duties/requirements and would be needed/required to work in this industrial environment safely and efficiently.-- Lifting - employees must lift to 25 pounds and occasionally 50-75 pounds.Job Requirements-- Must successfully demonstrate the ability to pass a practical welding test.-- Must pass a structural test. -- Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience.-- Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen.-- Must be able to pass a background check.-- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.-- TWIC cardPreferred Qualifications Highschool diploma or GED.Experience with 6G welding PI181200015

Keywords: Gulf Island Fabrication, New Orleans , Offshore Pipe Welder (6G), Other , Houma, Louisiana

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