Pipeline Welder II

Website Duke Energy Corporation

Pipeline Welder II Job Highlights

Title Pipeline Welder II
Type Full Time
Experience 2-3 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Cincinnati, OH, United States
Company Duke Energy Corporation

Company Profile

Duke Energy is one of the largest energy holding companies and the Electric Utilities and Infrastructure business unit serves approximately 7.5 million customers. The company’s Gas Utilities and Infrastructure business unit distributes natural gas to approximately 1.6 million customers. Its Commercial Renewables business unit operates a growing renewable energy portfolio across the United States.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Pipeline Welder who can be responsible for all duties associated with and related to the safe, efficient, and cost-effective welding of fittings, installation, and maintenance of natural gas facilities and appurtenances on both transmission and distribution natural gas systems.

Also, perform all of the duties of the Pipeline Welder III.

Educational Qualification

  • The prospective candidates must possess a High School Diploma or GED.

Work Experience

  • The candidates must have worked as a Pipeline Welder III for at least two (2) years or have at least three (3) years of related pipeline welding experience.


  • Acquiring training and certification in MIG and TIG welding.
  • Acquiring training and knowledge of fall protection.
  • Becoming qualified to perform Non-Destructive Examinations.
  • Checking fluid levels and inspecting welding machines for proper operation, maintaining such machines in accordance with prescribed manufacturer’s manuals, and reporting any defects, malfunctions, or problems.
  • Cutting metal using carbon arc or oxy-acetylene cutting torch.
  • Directing the work of other employees in this or less skilled classifications.
  • Instructing other employees in this or less skilled classifications to properly and safely perform their duties.
  • Performing welds in the plant, shop, or field environment.
  • Performing work assignments in a manner that properly safeguards the public, employees, and property of others and the Company.
  • Performing work assignments in accordance with departmental instructions, procedures, policies, and standards.
  • Performs in-line pipe welds on distribution piping.
  • Training by performing various operations under the direction of more skilled personnel.
  • Utilizing low-hydrogen welding rods for in-service welding. Cutting, beveling, or otherwise preparing metals for welding into finished products.
  • Welding by a shielded arch method of similar metals by the down hand, horizontal, or forehand techniques in the shop, plant, or field.
  • Welding parts and making repairs on automotive or other equipment.
  • Welding pipe, fittings, braces, brackets, or other metal parts into place to make completed assemblies when such welding does not have to be certified.
  • Welding, when necessary, from ladders, platforms, or scaffolding.
  • Performing other similar or less skilled work, as assigned.


  • Basic knowledge and use of construction tools and underground construction activities
  • Demonstrated effective communication (verbal and written)
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Must be able to successfully promote to the Pipeline Welder I within the timeframes outlined within the qualifications of the job description
  • Must have the ability to qualify for and maintain a Pipeline Welder A welding card; and specified Operator Qualifications (“OQ”)
  • Must have manual dexterity (hand/eye coordination); keen eyesight; good hearing; good sense of smell.
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain forklift certification

Other Requirements

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and Department of Transportation (DOT) medical card.

Employer’s Statement

Duke Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any category protected by law.

To apply for this job please visit dukeenergy.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com.

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