Structural Welder - Newport News

PMQ Services | Newport News, VA

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Posted Date 7/19/2022
Description

Structural Welder – 204

 

Pay: $38.00 or $45.00 for Pulse Arc


Experience:
Four years commercial/naval experience as a first class Welder.


Required Skills:
I. Multi-pass. All position fillet and butt welds using the following processes: SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding), GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding), and FCAW (Flux Cored 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:
A. All position (Horizontal (2G), Vertical (3G), and Overhead (4G)) SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) process.
B. All position (Horizontal (2G), Vertical (3G), and Overhead (40)) FCAW (Flux Core Arc Welding) process.
C. Horizontal (2G) position GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) process.
D. Air Carbon Arc Gouging proficiency test.


The Welding School will administer the following tests: (All tests are Vertical, Overhead and Horizontal)

 3/4” plates with 1/2” gap in three different positions


  1. All Welding Qualification Tests in "A" (6 hours), "B" (12 hours), "C" (4 hours) above.
    2. Visual Inspection of Welds Level I (4 hours).
    3. Welders Vision Test (5 minutes).
    4. Air Carbon Arc Gouging Proficiency Test ( I hour).


**Prior to performing work at Newport News all Welders must successfully pass, without training, the above tests at the Newport News welding school.

**Prior to employment, all new hie candidates must pass a background check and hair follicle drug test. 

Salary38.00 Hour
Trade
Welder
Per Diem
Per Diem Offered
Per Diem Amount
120.00
Hrs per week
50+
Project length
24 Months

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