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1st Class GMAW Welder

Lockport, LA 70374

Posted: 07/09/2024 Industry: Ship Repair / Shipyard Job Number: KL71566075 Pay Rate: $20-24 / hour

Job Description

Integrity Staffing has an exciting opportunity for a 1st Class GMAW Welder at a shipyard in Lockport, Louisiana!  (NIGHT SHIFT)
A GMAW welder, also known as a MIG (metal inert gas) welder, is a skilled trade worker who uses an electric arc and inert gas to create functional metal projects that meet client specifications. 
Their responsibilities include:
  • Preparing materials
  • Reading blueprints, taking measurements, and cutting materials to plan layout and procedures
  • Assembling and tacking
  • Preparing, assembling, and tacking weld parts and surfaces to be welded
  • Welding
  • Operating welding units and equipment to weld components in various positions using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment
  • Inspecting
  • Monitoring the welding process to ensure parts are not damaged and inspecting the strength of welds in the post-production process
  • Cleaning
  • Using grinders to smooth and clean metal before and after welding, and cleaning and maintaining equipment and tools
  • Maintaining
  • Identifying hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair to ensure compliance with codes, laws, and health and safety
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