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Structural Welder
Gulf Island Fabrication
 
Job Location: Houma, LA
Description:

GENERAL FUNCTION:

  • A structural welder is responsible for the welding of metal fabricated parts by utilizing various welding processes and positions


TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • Complete welds on various types of metal objects using an array of welding techniques such as SMAW, FCAW, and GTAW welding.
  • Grind and de-burr metal as necessary to achieve proper surface texture.
  • Assure proper fillers are being used based materials being joined
  • Coordinate with field supervision for efficient installations.
  • Daily workplace cleaning.
  • Care and control of equipment and tools.



.Requirements:

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Demonstratable experience in SMAW, FCAW, and GTAW welding along with gouging techniques.
  • Able to perform job duties which includes welding steel, and may include aluminum, copper nickel and more.
  • Inspect welded surfaces to ensure welds meet the minimum size and visual acceptance criteria.
  • Achieve good speed of execution while maintaining quality workmanship.
  • Make adjustments to the welding equipment depending on the type of weld being performed.
  • Setting up and operating semi-automatic and fully automatic welding equipment.
  • Operation angle grinder, burr grinder, chipping hammer, and other power and hand tools.
  • Experience using jigs, clamps and positioners.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Maintain work area, equipment and supplies in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Receive job assignments from supervisor and carry out assignments as directed. Basic reading, writing, and math skills.
  • Able to read a weld gauge.


JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of 2 years demonstratable ability as a 6GR welder. Ability to pass a hands-on skill assessment.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen.
  • Must be able to pass background check.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing.


DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE & TRAINING:

  • High school diploma or GED. Welding technical certification program will be considered.
  • Previous experience in a fabrication preferred.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Standing-Is an essential job function/physical requirement.
  • Walking- Is an essential job function/physical requirement.
  • Turning, twisting, bending and stooping- These are essential job function/physical requirements.
  • Pushing and Pulling- These are essential job function/physical requirements.
  • Reaching, forward and reaching overhead- These are essential job function/physical requirements.
  • Climbing- Is an essential job function/physical requirement.
  • Balancing, fingering, feeling, talking, hearing and seeing-These are all considered normal physical duties/requirements and would be needed /required to work in this industrial environment is a safe and efficient manner.
  • Lifting-Able to lift 50#.
  • Access- Ability to enter a 24 diameter access hole and step over 24 high threshold.


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., along with other conditions in an industrial work environment.


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