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Structural Welder - Fabrication Yard

Company: Gulf Island Fabrication
Location: Houma
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description:
Main PurposeTo perform job functions required and/or assigned in the fabrication of iron as steel structures in accordance with the contract/job specifications and quality assurance requirements/fitting procedures and established ISO/QC program standards.Essential Functions Set and operate welding machine for applicable welding processes (stick, short arc, flux core, tig, fill and cap, automatic, etc.)Perform welding processes assigned for either structural, pipe and/or automatic welding projects. Pass required welding test in accordance with AWS D1.1 latest edition.Maintain quality of welding that can pass NDT testing procedures.Perform welding assignments in a safe and efficient manner, practicing safety at all times.Operate applicable hand tools (chipping hammers, grinders, etc.) Operate high reaches/man lifts as required when having to perform welding assignments above ground level. Follow written and/or verbal instructions with little or no supervision.

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 overhead 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 25 pounds and occasionally 50-75 pounds. Job RequirementsMust be able to successfully demonstrate the ability to pass a written and practical welding test.Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screenMust be able to pass a background check.Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing. Desirable Experience/TrainingHighschool diploma or GED.Tools & equipment used Welders must have knowledge of and use welding machines, man lifts, chipping & grinding equipment, cutting torches, welding leads, welding whips, and welding guns. Also, all applicable 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 will also be exposed to paint thinner and paint fumes. 75% to 80% of the work activities of a welder (with exceptions of automatic and tig/pipe welders) are performed outdoors. Individuals will be required to work in changes of temperatures, hot, cold, humid, wet, and dry conditions; dust, mud, etc. They could also be exposed to welding fumes and smoke, especially when welding on certain materials (galvanize, etc.) PI200904170

Keywords: Gulf Island Fabrication, New Orleans , Structural Welder - Fabrication Yard, Other , Houma, Louisiana

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