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Offshore Pipe Welder (6G)

Company: Gulf Island
Location: Houma
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Main Purpose 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 deck. Essential Functions Set and operate welding machine for applicable welding processes.Perform welding processes assigned for structural, pipe, and 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 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.RequirementsPhysical RequirementsStanding: 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 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 cardDesirable Experience/TrainingHighschool 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.) should be able to read and write.Environmental Conditions 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, etc.)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 full-time basis.

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

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