Wood is recruiting Combination Pipe Welders for our Catawba, SC project. You must be capable of certifying on multi-process pipe being proficient in SMAW, GTAW and GMAW welding processes. Must be capable of producing welds that will meet NDE (non- destructive examination) requirements. Five years of welding experience preferred. Must be available to work day or night shift.
Skills / Qualifications
Selects type and size of pipe or other related materials and equipment according to specifications
Selects equipment and plans layouts, assembly, and welding, applying knowledge of geometry, physical properties of metal machining, weld shrinkage and welding techniques
May be required to use Gas-Metal Arc, Flux-Cored Arc, Gas-Tungsten Arc, Submerged Arc, or Shielded Metal Arc welding processes
Lays out, positions, aligns and fits components together in various body positions
Bolts, clamps and welds together metal components of products such as piping systems, plate, pipe and tube or structural shapes, using arc and arc gas welding equipment. May weld in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead position. May tack weld assemblies together
Connects cable from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope and pulse as specified by procedure or supervisor
Obtains specified electrode and inserts electrode into portable holder or threads consumable electrode wire through portable welding gun
Starts power supply to produce electric current
Strikes arc which generates heat to melt and deposit metal from electrode to work piece and join edges of work piece
Manually guides electrode or gun along weld-line, maintaining length of arc and speed and movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, sound of weld, and size of molten puddle
May manually apply filler rod to supply weld metal. May clean or degrease weld joint or workplace, using wire brush, portable grinder, or chemical bath
May repair broken or cracked parts and fill holes
May remove excess weld, defective weld material, slag and spatter, using carbon arc gouge, hand scrapper, grinder or power chipper
May preheat work piece, using hand torch or heating furnace. May cut metal plates or structural shapes
Examines weld for bead size and other specifications
Capable of setting weld machine parameters and maintain weld machine in working condition
Loads, transports and unloads material, tools, equipment and supplies.
May assist in lifting, positioning and securing of materials and work pieces during installation.
Performs minor maintenance or cleaning activities of tools and equipment.
Respiratory protection is common and may be required.
Required to pass employer performance tests or standard tests to meet certification standards. Performs only procedures certified in.
Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required.
Use effective verbal and written communication skills.
Be capable of listening and communicating with other supervision and employees.
Be motivated and work safely and productively.
Understand and respond accordingly to all safety alerts, warnings, hazards, etc.
Qualifications and Requirements:
May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with a preferred five years of experience in the field
Have knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within field
Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy
Make decisions based on measurable criteria
Apply basic mathematics to solve problems
Plan work and select proper tools
Visualize objects in three dimensions from plans and drawings
Compare and see differences in the size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects
U.S. Only: Authorization to work lawfully in the U.S. without sponsorship from Wood is required.
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