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Structual Welder

Company: Venture Dynamics
Location: Newport News
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability desired. ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Perform NDE, WPQT, FCAW with ceramic tape, single vee, open butt in 1G, 2G and 3G positions. Perform NDE, WPQT, FCAW with open butt and back gouge in 3G and 4G positions. Performs the above listed WPQT's under limited supervision. Perform grinding and joint preparation for NDE and inspection processes.

Must be able to perform the FCAW welds above, on mock up test station. Must be proficient in carbon arc gouging. The individual must have working knowledge of procedures, strong mechanical aptitude and ability and be able to follow directions. Four years of NNS or naval shipyard experience as a first class Welder. Required Skills: 1.Multi-pass. All position fillet and butt welds using the following processes: SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding), GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding), FCAW (Flux Cored Arc Welding) and GMAW-P (Pulse 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 (4G FCAW (Flux Core Arc Welding) process. C. Horizontal (2G) position GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) process. D. All position (Horizontal (2G), Vertical (3G), and Overhead (4G GMAW-P (Pulse Arc Welding) process. E. Air Carbon Arc Gouging proficiency test. The Welding School will administer the following tests: 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 (1 hour). Prior to performing work at Newport News all Welders must successfully pass, without training, the above tests at the Newport News welding school. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have own transportation Must be US Citizen Must pass drug and background screening and be eligible to obtain a HII badge

Keywords: Venture Dynamics, Newport News , Structual Welder, Other , Newport News, Virginia

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