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Structural Welder (43466)

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Previous Norfolk Naval Shipyard or HII/NNS only.

  1. Multi-pass. All position fillet and butt welds using the following processes: SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding), GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding), FCAW (Flux Cored Arc Welding) and GMAW-P (Pulse Arc Welding).
  2. Heating – Oxygen/Propane Heating Torch.
  3. Experience working in a physically demanding environment (shipboard, sub-assemblies, ladders, staging, etc.).
  4. Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry.
  5. Air Carbon Arc Gouging.
  6. Ability to properly use fillet and butt weld gauges. Welding Qualification: All Welders will be required to pass all position, Multi-pass Butt Weld, Welder Qualification Tests prior to reporting for the first day of productive work. These tests will be in accordance with MIL-STD-248D Paragraph 5.3.3 and the following:
    • All position (Horizontal (2G), Vertical (3G), and Overhead (4G)) SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) process.
    • All position (Horizontal (2G), Vertical (3G), and Overhead (4G)) FCAW (Flux Core Arc Welding) process.
    • Horizontal (2G) position GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) process.
    • Air Carbon Arc Gouging proficiency test.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Must be able to obtain base access.
  • Four years commercial/naval experience as a First-Class Structural Welder.
  • Must be able to pass a lifetime background check and HFT drug test that goes back 6 months.
  • Structural Welder (Pulse Arc) – 4Q19 (Previous NNS or naval shipyard experience only).

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