Position Summary: The welder welds metal components with appropriate equipment to fit and join, fabricate, and/or repair a variety of marine equipment and structural components per specifications and in accordance with the production schedule.  Performs SMAW, GMAW, and other welding techniques in all positions of various metal and alloys.  Must be familiar with ABS & NAVSEA standards.

Pacific Shipyards International, LLC Expectations of Employee:
  • Is committed to the company values and adheres to all Pacific Shipyards’ policies and procedures
  • Perform duties of his/her job and as assigned by Management
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude and conduct her/himself with integrity and in a polite, professional manner treating customers and co-workers courteously and respectfully
  • Communicates regularly with Officers, Managers, & Supervisors about the different divisions and department’s issues
  • Consistently be on time for work, meetings and appointments and deliver work projects by assigned due dates
  • Maintain assigned work areas in a clean and orderly fashion
  • Maintain and ensure the safety of all assigned equipment
  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards
  • Meet productivity goals and quality standards as set by management
  • Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and balance priorities
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Performs welding duties using wire welding GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding), FCAW (Flux Core Arc Welding), GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding), or SMAW (Stick Welding)
  • Weld steel components with welding equipment as specified by procedures, layouts, blueprints, diagrams, work orders, or oral instructions. Welds range from simple tacks to complex welds, performed in varying positions
  • Works includes set-up, laying out work using fixtures and guides to repair, modify, or fabricate parts and/or equipment products
  • Operates and/or uses related equipment and tools which include forklifts, hoists, slings, grinders (portable & bench), cutting torches, hand tools, drills, punches, a tape measure, and Air Arc
  • Keeps equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements; follow manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshoot malfunctions; call for repairs and complete the daily check sheets
  • Reads, understands, and follows job order specifications, blueprints, work instructions, and procedures.
  • Maintains level of work performance in accordance with standards and/or job order specifications
  • Participates in process and product development and improvement programs, teams, and focus groups
  • Maintains a safe working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.  Keep work area clean and clean up after project completion or end of shift as appropriate

Education/Training:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent work experience
  • ASW certification preferred, however, not required
  • Large scale industrial experience. Marine/shipyard/ship repair experience preferred, however, not required
  • Experience with computers/electronics preferred
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Ability to work standing on a variety of surfaces including steel decks and concrete for 8-12 hours per day
  • Ability to work overtime, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Perform work in heavy industrial/shipyard setting with exposure to heat, cold, and humidity, industrial odors, fumes, gasses, chemicals, oil, grease, smoke, dust, noise, and vibration, and involves climbing ladders and stairs, using pneumatic tools, working in cramped quarters, and working with moving machinery
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for this position, including hearing protection, safety glasses, safety boots with metatarsal guards, face shield, welding helmet, welding gloves, welding sleeves/jacket (leather or cloth), and welding apron/chaps. A respirator may also be required

Qualification/Requirements:
  • Must show proof of your legal right to work in the United States
  • This position requires US Citizenship due to security clearance required for base access
  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) Credential to gain access to federally controlled work sites
  • All candidates must submit to and pass a post-offer drug screening and background check before employment begins. Failure to complete any of these steps will result in disqualification
  • Valid State of Hawaii drivers’ license in good standing, class 3 or higher
  • Candidates must have access to reliable transportation to get to work and other job sites on time for the start of shift

Additional Information:
This position is represented by The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Shipbuilders, Blacksmiths, Forgers, and Helpers, AFL-CIO and its Local Lodge 627. Candidates must become a member of the union as a condition of employment.
 

Department: Production
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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