TransTech Energy is a leading provider of engineered equipment solutions for processing, storing, distributing, and utilizing a wide variety of liquids and gases in the energy, renewables, chemical, and industrial end markets. Our diverse manufacturing and design portfolio includes ASME pressure vessels, API storage tanks, TEMA heat exchangers, packaged process equipment, reactors, distillation columns, and other custom designed applications. Our design, construction, and field service capabilities include gas processing, storage, and utilization projects in energy, power, industrial, and biogas markets. As we continue to improve our ESG profile, we are committed to investing in renewable energy technologies, and anticipate this will be an important part of our future growth.
We have offices and manufacturing facilities in North Carolina, Texas, Ohio, Oregon, Indiana, and Montana, and have field teams supporting North and South America. With a strong company culture built on a family atmosphere, we define success by how we impact the lives of the people around us.
Summary: This is an advanced level position available at our TransTech Fabrication facility in McGregor, Texas.
The combination welder is responsible for welding the components of TransTech Energy, LLC products. Works with a limited supervision from a detailed specification that clearly spells out every requirement for the specific job. ASME Pressure Vessel specifications are extremely demanding because the pipe’s contents can be flammable, caustic or under high pressure. The job requires each weld be completed to the specified standards using appropriate equipment and materials, while following the employer’s recommended procedures. It’s also important to observe applicable safety precautions, to minimize the risk of injury to the welder or other workers nearby. Many welders supervise a team of helpers or assistants and might also be responsible for training an apprentice welder on the job site.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Reads and interprets P&ID, ISO including reading and interpreting GA’s, flowcharts, and spool drawings
Works with different types and sizes of materials
Safely operates iron worker, overhead cranes, rigging, pipe threading machine, welding machine, tube bending machine, and various pneumatic hand tools
Assembly of components with some fabrication of equipment needed for the job with minimal supervision
Works well with other departments on location of tie-in points for instrument and auxiliary pipe
Uses metal core MIG, flux core, sub-arc or stick welding process (must pass GMAW metal and flux core test)
Ability to pass applicable test(s) and applicable Non-Destructive Exam
May weld brackets and braces and use grinders. May position pieces to be welded into jigs, holding fixtures, guides and steps using measuring instruments and hand tools. May perform position welds on code materials
Quality of weld is sufficient to pass X-ray, Phased Array, and ultrasound test welds with minimum rework
Proficient in flame and plasma cutting torches and automated equipment
Must be able to operates basic cutting equipment
Promotes and supports safety, production, and positive attitude
Must be able to work with the team in developing improved work processes for the department
Minimum three to six years related experience and/or training
Certification to weld on pipe or plate
Must pass a 3G welding test to be able to tack weld vessels together and for structural welding
Must pass a 6G welding test to weld on piping.
Welding school or on the job training
Must have experience operating other shop equipment (e.g., overhead crane, hand tools)
Must have knowledge of different types and sizes of structural materials
Must have knowledge of butt weld fittings
Knowledge of different types and sizes of pipe, structural and vessel materials
Standard requirements. Bending, squatting, climbing, stooping, twisting, and reaching will all be required occasionally in this position
Standing for long periods of time
Lifting 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds
May be required to work at heights of up to 25 feet
Must meet all OSHA regulations
Salary commensurate with experience
This organization provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.