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1st Class Pipe Welder (43310)

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Job Description

  • Work will be performed on ships in all stages of repair and modernization.
  • Pipe welders will cut/torch and weld metal surfaces or pipe using various types of welding equipment.
  • Weld processes may be performed on various materials in the shop/on table as well as onboard the ship/in position.
  • Welding is performed on a wide variety of materials/Ferrous and Non-Ferrous utilizing an even wider range of welding processes, such as GTAW, SMAW, FCAW, and GMAW.
  • Be able to set up and operate welding machines such as SYNCHROWAVE 250 and POWCON ST-300
  • Weld components in a flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Have the ability to weld all types of materials, to tig and stick, weld plate, pipe including piping joints such as sockets, butts,E.B rings, backing rings and open butts.
  • Set up welding machines based on the job at hand.
  • Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task.
  • Keep work areas clean and organized and take proper care of all equipment and facilities.
  • Ensure work is done safely and meets quality standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Candidate Requirements: 

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of recent experience working in a shipyard as a pipe welder.
  • Must be able to pass all administered tests prior to being hired for the position.
  • Must possess a good general knowledge of ship repair procedures and test requirements.
  • Must be able to comprehend instructions, drawings, and general correspondence.
  • Must have a working knowledge of ship repair terminology and ship compartment naming convention.
  • Must be physically and medically capable to wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE) required for the job as prescribed under OSHA standards. PPE may include hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe shoes, goggles, respirator, safety harness, safety line, flotation gear, etc.
  • Must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident.
  • Must be DBIDS eligible.

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About Ameri-Force

Ameri-Force has been In business since 1991 and is 100% employee owned. We are seen as a premiere provider of temporary staffing in several industries including ship construction and repair, aerospace and defense, heavy construction, light and heavy industrial, energy production and utilities, oil and gas, disaster recovery, manufacturing, environmental, railroad, and general labor.

Why Work For Ameri-Force

Our team members are the best part of the company and they’re what make Ameri-Force great. When you join Ameri-Force you’re not just starting a new job, you’re becoming part of an industry powerhouse. By providing some of the highest wages and best benefits available it’s no wonder our average team member remains with Ameri-Force for 10 years or more. The goal at Ameri-Force is to be your employer for life. Our recruiting team works hand-in-hand with you to provide assignments which increase your skill level and add to your job experience in order to advance and maintain your career.

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Plans
  • Term & Short-Term Disability Plans
  • Incentive Programs

Commitment to Safety

Safety is our number one core value. We are uncompromising in our commitment to the health and safety of our employees. We’re dedicated to continually improving our processes, demonstrating leadership, and promoting comprehensive safety throughout our organization. Ameri-Force expects individual accountability among all employees and promotes a dedication to adhere to safety standards. We ask that all team members actively participate in and support the advancement of our health and safety practices. Safety is the responsibility of all employees, including both top management and the individual craft worker.