Offshore Pipe Welder (6G)
Company: Gulf Island Fabrication
Posted on: January 26, 2023
To 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
Set and operate welding machine for applicable welding
Perform welding processes assigned for structural, pipe, and
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
Perform welding assignments safely and efficiently, always
Operate appropriate hand tools (chipping hammers, grinders,
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
Determine required equipment and welding methods, applying
knowledge of welding techniques.
Connect and turn regulator valves to activate and adjust gas flow
and pressure to obtain desired flames.
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 pipes 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.
Standing: This is an essential job function/physical
Walking: This is an essential job function/physical
Turning, twisting, bending, and stooping - These physical
requirements are essential job functions.
Pushing and Pulling- These physical requirements are essential job
Reaching, forward, and overhead are essential job functions
Climbing: This is an essential job function /physical
Balancing, fingering, feeling, talking, hearing, and seeing are all
considered regular physical duties/requirements and would be
needed/required to work in this industrial environment safely and
Lifting - employees must lift to 25 pounds and occasionally 50-75
Must successfully demonstrate the ability to pass a practical
Must have a minimum of 2 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
Highschool diploma or GED.
Experience with 6G welding.
Tools and Equipment Used
Welders 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.)
80 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,
Gulf Island will not sponsor applications for work visas.
Additionally, applicants for employment with Gulf Island must be
currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time
basis. Accordingly, Gulf Island will not consider applications from
candidates who require the company to sponsor a work visa and who
are not currently authorized to work in the United States on a
Keywords: Gulf Island Fabrication, New Orleans , Offshore Pipe Welder (6G), Other , Houma, Louisiana
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