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Required to pass following test:

  • 2 inch schedule 80 carbon steel
  • 70S root/hot pass open butt
  • 7018 fillet/cap

 Welders must have the following:

  • Weld Hood
  • Tig Torch (complete to the regulator)
  • Hard Hat
  • Safety Glasses
  • Steel Toed Boots
  • Weld Gloves

Additional

  • At least 1-2 years experience (minimum). Oil fields, energy plants, offshore, shop or refinery experience is a plus.
  • Work schedule varies but the current schedule is Mon-Saturday (6am-4:30pm).  

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POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

Position Title: Welder
Department: Oil & Gas
Reports To: General Foreman
Customary Work Hours: Dependent upon job site requirements
Customary Work Days: Varied
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Creation Date: November, 2011
   

I.          Job Summary

 

Under general supervision of a General Foreman, welds or fabricates piping and structural components without defect and in conformance with AWS, ASME, company and customer standards.

 

II.                  Duties and Responsibilities

 A. Essential Functions

  • Work drug-free, to include medications that may affect job performance and safety
  • Layout, fit and weld steel components to assemble structural forms such as tanks, pressure vessels, piping systems and building structures
  • Welds components in flat, vertical and overhead positions
  • Starts power and strikes arcs by touching electrodes
  • Clamps, holds, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolts component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding
  • Operates manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments, using processes such as gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc and flux-cored arc, plasma arc and shielded metal arc, resistance welding and submerged arc welding
  • Monitors the fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating of parts that might cause warping, shrinking, distortion or expansion of materials
  • Examines work pieces for defects and measures work pieces or templates to ensure conformance with specifications
  • Recognizes, sets up and operates hand and power tools common to the welding trade, such as shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment
  • Layout, position, align and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly
  • Participate in JSA preparation and job plan creation
  • Work within standards of accuracy
  • Identify safety hazards and recognize alarms
  • Attend daily safety meeting
  • Interface appropriately with customers as a company representative
  • Other duties as assigned

 


FREQUENCY:
0-10% = Rarely 11-33% = Occasionally 34-75% = Frequently 76-100% = Continuously  
     
Any activity performed frequently or continuously is considered an essential job function.
     
ACTIVITY FREQUENCY

NUMBER OF HOURS A DAY

   

0

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

a.  Sitting Occasionally

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

b.  Walking Frequently

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

c.  Standing Frequently

 

 

 

 

 

X

  

 

 

d.  Bending Frequently

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

e.  Squatting Frequently

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

f.  Climbing Frequently

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

g.  Kneeling Frequently

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

h.  Twisting Frequently

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

                             

 

Hand manipulation required? Yes

X

  No

 

 
Simple grasping? Yes

X

  No

 

 
Power grasping? Yes

X

  No

 

 
Pushing and pulling? Yes

X

  No

 

up to 80 lbs.
Fine manipulation? Yes

X

  No

 

 
Reaching or work above the shoulders? Yes

X

  No

 

 
Reaching at or below the shoulders? Yes

X

  No

 

 
Use of feet to operate controls? Yes

 

  No

X

 
Special visual or auditory requirements? Yes

 

  No

X

see and hear well (with or without correction)

 

WEIGHT

  LIFTING FREQUENCY   CARRYING FREQUENCY
a.  10 lbs. or less   Continuously   Frequently
b.  11 to 25 lbs.   Frequently   Frequently
c.  26 to 50 lbs.   Frequently   Occasionally
d.  51 to 75 lbs.   Occasionally   Rarely
e.  76 to 100 lbs.   Rarely   Rarely
f.  over 100 lbs.   Rarely   Rarely
   
Longest distance carried?

200 ft.

 
Heaviest item carried and how far? 100 lbs./200 ft.  
             

 

 

Driving vehicles, forklifts, etc.? Yes   No X  
Working near hazardous equipment? Yes X No   operating welding equipment
Walking on uneven ground? Yes X No   berms, ramps, over pipes and hoses
Exposure to dust, gas, or fumes? Yes X No   respiratory protection may be required
Exposure to noise? Yes X No   hearing protection may be required
Exposure to temp. or humidity extremes? Yes X No   outdoors in most cases
Working at heights? Yes X No   up to 200 ft.; ladders, scaffolding

 

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Must pass Pulmonary Function Test.  May be subject to Tuberculosis screening.
 

B. Periodic Functions

 

III.                Reporting Relationships

 

 

Reports to the General Foreman with indirect reporting to the owner of the facility.

IV.               Education and Qualifications

 A. Education and Experience

Completion of college, vocational or technical training or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  Minimum two years in a position with similar responsibilities.  Heavy industrial experience preferred.

 B. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Read, speak and understand safety instructions, rules and regulations in English
  • Proficient in SMAW, GTAW or GMAW welding processes in accordance with applicable national codes (API, ASME or AWS)
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance
  • Knowledge of welding symbols
  • Ability to use mathematics to solve problems pertaining to welding functions
  • Ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted
  • Ability to determine appropriate tool(s) for job
  • Ability to read and understand welding drawings
  • Ability to follow verbal instructions and convey verbal information in an understandable manner
  • Ability to work independently
  • Evaluate information using measurable standards
  • Work up to 16 hours per shift with little or no notice
  • Be available to work evenings, nights and weekends with little or no notice

 C. Special Requirements

  • AWS Certification
  • AMSE Certification highly desirable
  • Must demonstrate good hand/eye coordination and manual dexterity
  • Must qualify to customer standards
  • Must pass Welding Procedure Specification Test (WPS)

 

V.                 Physical Demands

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use controlled mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes not including computers or vehicles
  • Required to make precise coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate or assemble very small objects
  • Required to repetitively use arms and legs and often maintain stationary positions for extended periods.  Frequently requires climbing, lifting, balance, walking stooping and handling of materials
  • Frequently lift 80 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus
  • Able to stand on feet for long periods of time
  • Able to work at heights wearing fall protection
  • Able to repeatedly negotiate stairs, ladders and scaffolding
  • Able to ride in boat and transfer to/from platform using Billy Pugh Transfer Net
  • Able to ride in helicopter and transfer to/from platform

 

VI.               Working Conditions

The employee regularly works in outside weather conditions including extreme cold and heat.  Regularly works with very hot materials and exposure to hazardous fumes.  Works near moving mechanical parts with exposure to vibration and loud noise.  Often works in high, precarious places.  Employee must take necessary precautions to protect self and others by adhering to company safety and personal protection requirements.

 

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