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Combination Welder/Shipfitter

Newport News, VA 23604

Posted: 05/10/2024 Industry: Welding Job Number: MM46292558 Pay Rate: $26-30 / hour

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Combination Welder/Shipfitter in Newport News!  Job Duties entail but are not limited to:
  • Ensure work is done safely and meets quality standards
  • Set up welding machines based on the job at hand or using a Welding Procedure Specification
  • Weld steel, aluminum and stainless steel components based on the required weld processes and parameters
  • Adhere to the specific welding procedure specifications
  • Set up welding cells for serial production runs
  • Keep work areas clean and organized and take proper care of all equipment and facilities
  • Follow all company rules and policies
  • Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task
  • Follow all safety rules and quality standards
  • Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency
  • Assist in the preparation of product for shipment
  • Report any unsafe work conditions or practice to supervisor
  • Must be able to lift raw materials, final products, and items packed for shipment, manually (up to 60 pounds) or using a hoist
 Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience working as a Shipfitter
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Experience with steel, aluminum and/or stainless steel required
  • Experience with SMAW, GTAW and GMAW welding highly preferred
  • Must pass background check
  • Must have own basic skill related tools and equipment if not supplied by the workplace
  • Should be able to work with minimal or no supervision as well as in a team environment
  • Knowledge of welding equipment and associated tooling including proper set up and use
  • Ability to read and interpret documents furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form including but not limited to safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, quality manuals and procedure manuals
  • Familiarity with the metric system
  • Ability to stand continuously for long periods of time
  • Willing to work 40+ hours a week
  • Pass substance abuse testing
  • Must have a high school diploma and relevant prior experience
 Schedule:
  • Monday-Sunday 6am-4:30pm
 Pay:
  • $26-$30/hour
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