Combination Pipe Welder Job Highlights
|Title||Combination Pipe Welder|
|Location||Ville Platte, LA, United States|
Wood provides performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream, and downstream oil/gas, power/process, environment and infrastructure, renewable, mining, and general industrial sectors.
The company is looking to hire Combination Pipe Welder to join its team.
Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required.
- No education level is mentioned, yet a High School Diploma will be a plus
- Possess work-related experience (a plus)
- Bolts, clamps, and welds together metal components of products such as piping systems, plates, pipe, and tube or structural shapes, using arc and arc gas welding equipment. May weld in the flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions. May tack weld assemblies together?
- Capable of setting weld machine parameters and maintaining weld machine in working condition.
- May assist in lifting, positioning, and securing materials and work pieces during installation.
- Performs minor maintenance or cleaning activities of tools and equipment.
- Required to pass employer performance tests or standard tests to meet certification standards. Performs only procedures certified in.
- Selects the type and size of pipe or other related materials and equipment according to specifications.
- Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required.
- Selects equipment and plans layouts, assembly, and welding, applying knowledge of geometry, physical properties of metal machining, weld shrinkage, and welding techniques.
- May be required to use Gas-Metal Arc, Flux-Cored Arc, Gas-Tungsten Arc, Submerged Arc, or Shielded Metal Arc welding processes.
- Lays out, positions, aligns, and fits components together in various body positions.
- Connects cable from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and pulse as specified by procedure or supervisor.
- Obtains specified electrode and inserts electrode into portable holder or threads consumable electrode wire through a portable welding gun.
- Starts the power supply to produce an electric current.
- Strikes arc which generates heat to melt and deposit metal from electrode to work piece and join edges of the workpiece.
- Manually guides electrode or gun along weld-line, maintaining the length of arc and speed and movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, the sound of weld, and size of molten puddle.
- May manually apply filler rod to supply weld metal. May clean or degrease weld joints or workplace, using a wire brush, portable grinder, or chemical bath. May repair broken or cracked parts and fill holes. May remove excess weld, defective weld material, slag, and spatter, using carbon arc gouge, hand scrapper, grinder, or power chipper. May preheat the workpiece, using a hand torch or heating furnace. May cut metal plates or structural shapes.
- Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.
- Loads, transports, and unloads material, tools, equipment, and supplies.
- Respiratory protection is common and may be required.
Wood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
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