Panama City, FL US

Panama City, FL US (Primary)

Job Type



High School / GED



Security Clearance Required


Job Description


Job Summary:
Lay out, fit, and weld fabricated, cast, and forged components to assemble structural forms such as machinery frames, tanks, pressure vessels, furnace shells, and building and bridge parts according to specifications. Select equipment and plans layout, assembly, and welding. Work with other crafts as instructed by supervision.

Job Duties:
Regular attendance at work and the ability to work flexible hours, including overtime, weekends, and holidays.

Comply with Company, federal, state, and local safety, ethics, and environmental rules, regulations and policies while performing duties.

Monitor working environment for compliance with quality, safety, environmental, and health regulations.

Weld components in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions.

Fit, tack and weld component parts in position, and examine welds for adherence to specifications.

Examine weld for bead size and other specifications.

Inspect grooves, angles, or gap allowances, using micrometer, caliper, and precision measuring instruments.

Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemble according to specifications.

Set up equipment and weld parts, using arc, gas-shielded arc, submerged arc, or gas welding equipment.

Produce high quality welds, including water tight penetrations with a variety of materials including weld steel, stainless, and aluminum.

Work with minimal supervision.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Benefit Summary:
Company paid health, dental, and life insurance; other benefits include vision, disability, accident, cancer, and life insurance, pre-paid legal, paid vacation and holiday pay.

Job Requirements

Education: High school diploma or GED equivalence plus one to three years’ experience as a flux core arc welder desired. Requires working knowledge of materials, methods, and the appropriate work processes and techniques for fitting and welding steel and other materials. Requires knowledge of ship terminology, welding symbols, safety, OSHA, and ABS regulations. Requires experience and knowledge of gouging, mirror welding, mig and stick welding; experience with carbon, stainless steel, and aluminum welding. Must pass ABS American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) welding tests to be ABS Certified.

Required Skills:
Ability to read and comprehend written, oral, or diagram forms or plans.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

Ability to read and understand blueprints.

Knowledge of safe operation and use of hand and power tools.

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from supervisors and employees.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure.

Ability to read a tape measure.

We are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under state or local law.