Shipyard Welder - Puerto Rico Ferry

Seaward Services | San Juan, PR

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Posted Date 5/21/2024
Description Salary Range $20 per hour

City Experiences is seeking a Shipyard Welder for our Puerto Rico Ferry operation in San Juan.

About You:

This person will be adaptable, dynamic, and embody City Experiences' RESPECT Service System.

About the Opportunity:

This position works in the shipyard setting to lead welding activities for structure, equipment, and other furnishings, on commercial vessels under supervision of Welding Supervisor.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures.
• Determine the appropriate equipment or methods based on requirements
• Select and follow the appropriate welding procedure for the task.
• Carryout out nondestructive weld inspections such as air lancing and vacuum boxing
• Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)
• Operate angle grinders with guard to prepare the parts that must be welded
• Welds aluminum, steel, stainless steel, copper nickel, and other metals.
• Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal, or overhead)
• Uses various types of welding equipment and techniques including but not limited to MIG, TIG, Oxy-Acetylene Torch, flux-core arc welding, and Plasma Cutters.
• Welds vessel superstructure, tanks, fuel tanks, furnishings, and equipment.
• Use flame, plasma arc, and other cutting processes to trim parts before welding to ensure proper alignment or fit, to remove obstructions or to cut materials when necessary onsite.
• Prepare surfaces of material to be welded, proper fit up, welding sequences, parameters, proper size, and type of filler materials required for welding projects.
• Set up preheating and stress relieving equipment, controlling critical interpass temperature, inspecting joint geometry, and operate portable grinding and finishing equipment
• Align components using calipers, rulers etc. and clamp pieces
• Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws
• May be assigned as hot work fire watch as needed.
• Able to work in confined spaces as required and aloft from heights as needed
• Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety
• Attention to detail: Must perform all tasks in compliance with regulatory agency standards.
• Assists with general operations of the yard, including but not limited to: Removal of vessels from water using movable lift crane moving vessels in the yard Positioning and securing blocking at the bottom and sides of the vessel according to size, weight, and weight distribution of vessels, using fasteners, hand tools and power tools
• Follow prescribed safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe, clean work area.
• Follows hot work permit procedures.
• Moves equipment and materials to and from jobsite.
• Able to work cooperatively with other department personnel.
• Conduct yourself with a positive and contagious attitude for others to emulate.
• Keep the Master Welder and others informed about project status and issues that may impact client relations
• Holds yourself and all employees accountable to the Environmental, Safety and Quality Respect and SMS systems of the organization and to work closely with the Manager of ISO/Respect & Training to implement such systems, plans and control of records and documentation.
• Travel to project sites within the US and internationally as needed.
• Available for day or night shifts, depending on project requirements.
• Other Duties as assigned.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • 1+ years' experience operating as a commercial welder, marine experience preferred.
  • OSHA 10-hour certification preferred.
  • Must be able to pass internal welding tests.
  • Experience working with aluminum preferred.
  • Current and valid certification a plus.
  • Skilled in reading blueprints, schematics, and written reference material
  • Experience working in a team environment.
  • Knowledge or construction site best practices and safety procedures
  • Must be able to climb up and down ladders and gangways, work aloft while wearing fall prevention equipment
  • Ability to travel to jobs at different sites.
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced environment.
About Us:

City Experiences' passion is to provide amazing experiences on land and water. Our 40-year success through organic growth and acquisitions has resulted in a portfolio of over 25+ brands that welcome upwards of 30 million guests/riders annually. If you're an enthusiastic team player who thrives in an environment where communication, creativity, and cooperation are encouraged, this may just be the opportunity for you.

The RESPECT Service System embodies City Experiences' mission, vision, values and operating principles. By creating a company culture that puts RESPECT at its core, we believe it will drive us to achieve our goal of becoming a Global Experiences and Transportation Leader.

The Companyis proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment against any applicants or employees based upon their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, status as a protected veteran, or other characteristics prohibited by applicable law.

Additionally, we encourage all qualified applicants including those with past arrest or conviction records to apply.The Companyparticipates in the E-Verify program in certain locations.

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