Job Description:

Pipe Welder I reports to Production Manager. Pipe welder I welds a variety of metal surfaces or pipe using various types of welding equipment according to specifications for Navy, fabrication shop & vessels. Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Welding & Tacking
  • Burning and Penetrations
  • Tack & Weld Pipe
  • Mather & Measurements
  • Ship Terminology
  • Weld all sockets
  • Weld all P-3
  • Pipe Brazing

Education / Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Welding Certification
  • Must possess knowledge, skills, and abilities sufficient to cut, weld, and perform other hot work on piping as required.
  • Required to pass appropriate certification tests
  • Blueprint Interpretation
  • Must be able to obtain DBIDS credentials for Government base access


  • Knowledge and understanding of shipboard piping systems to include repair / installation practices, procedures, pipe bending, alignments and troubleshooting using developed procedures
  • Minimum 1 year of pipe welding experience preferred


  • Maintain ethics and professionalism in the duties and responsibilities of this position, understand proper care in handling materials, tools and equipment
  • Weld pipe with consistent quality and safe work practices by understanding and following layouts, blueprints, and work specifications.

Physical Qualifications:

  • Must be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position
  • Must be available to work at heights, confined spaces and have ability to climb staircases and ladders of varying sizes
  • May involve carrying objects that weigh up to 50 lbs., frequent stooping, bending, crawling, reaching and walking