• Assemble and install metal pipes and pipe fittings for stainless and carbon steel projects
  • Use clamps, brackets, and hangers to secure pipes to structures
  • Remove slags and rough spots from work pieces by operating grinders or scrapers to ensure smooth work surface
  • Employ their knowledge of metallurgy to determine materials and equipment most suitable for a welding project
  • Clean and prepare work pieces using chemical solutions etc. to remove foreign matter such as grease, rust etc.
  • Use heating furnaces to preheat metal pipes prior to welding or bending
  • Cut and shape metal components to set specifications using power saws, chipping knives or other hand tools
  • Fill holes, cracks, and dents on metal work pieces or pipe products
  • Use micrometers, calipers and other precision measuring instruments to check gap allowances, grooves or angles
  • Assemble metal and non-metal pipes and pipe fitting using threading machine
  • Study schematics, diagrams, and blueprints in order to determine the layout of pipes
  • Measure and fabricate pipe routings to match existing in-line piping systems
  • Control and turn valves or regulators to adjust flames and ensure proper use of welding gas
  • Wear appropriate protective gear and ensure compliance with established health/safety regulations
  • Troubleshoot a piping system and conduct diagnosis to identify and fix pipe problems.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Employer will perform testing (Skill test).
  • Pipe welder will take a 6GR test on 6 inch schedule 80, carbon steel pipe. Using a 6010 stick rod for the ROOT PASS and Fluxcore fill and cap. ALL PW must be able to FLUXCORE (FCAW) Carbon pipe.
  • Minimum age requirement: 18
  • Reason for age requirement: Hazardous.
  • Hours Per Week: Hours Vary
  • 5 years experience as a Pipe Fitter/Welder in a shipyard
  • No Minimum Education Requirement

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 – $25.00 per hour




  • Shipyard: 3 years (Required)
  • TIG Welding: 3 years (Required)

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This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction

Company’s website:

  • http://labor-exchange.com/ssi/labex/home.php

Company’s Facebook page:

  • https://www.facebook.com/JobsSSILLC/

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