Pipe Welders @ Shipyard in Louisiana (FT)

Fugue Lauman | Lockport, LA

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Posted Date 12/05/2022


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Structural Welders; Aluminum Welders; Pipe Welders

Who we are:  

We are leading one of the fastest-growing staffing agencies, specializing in the shipbuilding/ship repairs industries. We employ people from all over the world and from all walks of life. At Fugue Lauman we don’t think of our employees as just a number, we think of them as part of our ever-growing team. We do our best to ensure our employees and our clients are a great fit and for those efforts, our employees have a great track record.

Working at Fugue Lauman offers our employees the opportunity to work with some of the industry's best in the world. With a wide range of clients, when you work for Fugue Lauman you will be working alongside leading designers and builders of high performance vessels on projects that matter.

At a Glance: 

  • $1750.00 per Week (including per Diem) 
  • Copper/Nickel Alloy experienced 
  • Choice of Shift
  • Affordable Communal Housing @ a weekly rate of $100.00
  • Long-Term Contract 
  • Guaranteed 55 Hours a Week
  • Start Immediate
  • Minimum Seven (7) years Pipe Welding experience
  • Minimum Five (5) years directly related Shipyard experience
  • Must be able to pass Pipe welding test flat, vertical and overhead
  • Knowledge of shipbuilding construction and characteristics of all equipment and functions related to the position


We are looking to fill the position with those who love what they do and are experienced working in the ship and boat building or repair industry. Qualifications must include 7-10 years trade experience with at least 5 of those years' shipyard experienced. Must have experience with Copper/Nickel Alloy. Hourly pay rate ~$20.00 and a Guaranteed minimum of 55 hours; your choice of shift (1st or 3rd available) Required medical clearance and testing per the client; paid for by Fugue Lauman. Contract is potentially *Long-Term with the possibility in the future of continuing services at one of the 10 other locations throughout the United States. *(Long-term is ONLY for those committed, reliable and want to make great money!) Must bring own basic PPE to job site. 

Fugue Lauman also provides a safe and affordable alternate accommodation. *We retain a property for our active employees as a temporary week to week shared living space to help reduce contractors living expenses. The $100.00 cost per week (7 days). *(Fugue Lauman has the right to terminate the housing agreement with an employee at their discretion)

*Weekly Gross Pay Ranges~ $1200.00-$1750.00 per Week *(estimation only; based on 55 hours worked at the $20.00 pay rate average and $30.00 over-time rate plus 5 day s per Diem;  Will vary based on pay rate for applied position, hours worked, taxes and other employee deductions)  

*Per Diem allowances~$100.00; per Day *(Paid for working days ONLY)

 ALL EMPLOYEES ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR: All travel, food, gas, personal PPE and after testing, accommodations. 


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Fugue Lauman is is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. Home (fuguelauman.com)


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Per Diem
Per Diem Offered
Per Diem Amount
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Affordable housing is available as a long-term rental accommodation provided for active contractors @ a weekly rate, $100.00.
Hrs per week
Project length
6-12 months

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