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Offshore Structural Welder (3G4G)

Company: Gulf Island Fabrication
Location: New Iberia
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

GENERAL FUNCTION:A Welder 1 is responsible for the welding of metal fabricated parts by utilizing various welding processes and positions within a shipbuilding environment.TYPICAL DUTIES:Complete welds on various types of metal objects using an array of welding techniques such as SMAW, FCAW, and GTAW welding.Grind and de-burr metal as necessary to achieve proper surface texture.Assure proper fillers are being used based materials being joinedCoordinate with field supervision for efficient installations.Daily workplace cleaning.Care and control of equipment and tools.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:Demonstratable experience in SMAW, FCAW, and GTAW welding along with gouging techniques.Able to perform job duties which includes welding steel, and may include aluminum, copper nickel and more.Inspect welded surfaces to ensure welds meet the minimum size and visual acceptance criteria.Achieve good speed of execution while maintaining quality workmanship.Make adjustments to the welding equipment depending on the type of weld being performed.Setting up and operating semi-automatic and fully automatic welding equipment.Operation angle grinder, burr grinder, chipping hammer, and other power and hand tools.Experience using jigs, clamps and positioners.Attention to detail.Maintain work area, equipment and supplies in a neat and orderly condition.Receive job assignments from supervisor and carry out assignments as directed. Basic reading, writing, and math skills.Able to read a weld gauge.JOB REQUIREMENTSA minimum of 2 years demonstratable ability as a 6GR welder. Ability to pass a hands-on skill assessment.Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen.Must be able to pass background check.Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing.DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE & TRAINING:High school diploma or GED. Welding technical certification program will be considered.Previous experience in a shipbuilding environment preferred.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Standing-Is an essential job function/physical requirement.Walking- Is an essential job function/physical requirement.Turning, twisting, bending and stooping- These are essential job function/physical requirements.Pushing and Pulling- These are essential job function/physical requirements.Reaching, forward and reaching overhead- These are essential job function/physical requirements.Climbing- Is an essential job function/physical requirement.Balancing, fingering, feeling, talking, hearing and seeing-These are all considered normal physical duties/requirements and would be needed /required to work in this industrial environment is a safe and efficient manner.Lifting-Able to lift 50#.Access- Ability to enter a 24 diameter access hole and step over 24 high threshold.ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS80 to 90% of the work activities are performed outdoors. Individuals will be required to work in changes of temperature, hot, cold, humid, wet and dry conditions; dust, mud, etc., along with other conditions in an industrial work environment.PI191021721

Keywords: Gulf Island Fabrication, Lafayette , Offshore Structural Welder (3G4G), Other , New Iberia, Louisiana

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