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Welder I/Rig Welder Job Highlights

Title Welder I/Rig Welder
Type Full Time
Experience 1-2 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Carlsbad, NM, United States
Company Wood

Company Profile

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across the energy. It provides consulting, project, and operation solutions with specializations in project management, engineering, procurement, construction management, maintenance management, production support, power generation, offshore, onshore, oil sands, pipeline, refining, chemicals, industrial, gas turbines, and renewable energy.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Rig Welder/Welder I who has an extensive experience in carbon steel welding in the oil and gas petrochemical industry.

Educational Qualification

  • No education level is mentioned, yet having a High School Diploma will be a plus.

Work Experience

  • Possess a minimum 2 years of journeyman experience welding various types of materials
  • Experience in carbon steel welding and 1 to 2 years of experience as a helper in the welding field.
  • Completion of formal classroom training in the welding field may substitute for helper experience in welding craft


  • Accurately interpret and apply information from work orders, job orders, specifications, ISO’s, blueprints, or other drawings and recognize basic blueprints or symbols for job application
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding
  • Demonstrate ability to produce welds that are 100% X-ray quality
  • Demonstrate ability to use alignment devices for fabrication
  • Demonstrate ability to weld together parts using any of the welding processes on various metals such as carbon steel, stainless, alloys, etc.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to qualify and pass all welding performance tests
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in safe rigging practices
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the use of oxy-acetylene flame cutting equipment
  • Demonstrate knowledge of regulations governing quality control codes
  • Identify, explain and perform crane signals
  • Identify, recognize and demonstrate safe usage of hand tools and power tools appropriate for the job
  • Recognize various materials used in the craft and demonstrate a working knowledge of appropriate material handling techniques
  • Remove rough spots from workpieces, using portable grinders, hand files, or scrapers
  • Select and safely use appropriate equipment which may include (but are not limited to) man lifts, forklifts, and company trucks
  • Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions



  • Using mathematics to solve problems.
  • The minimum math ability usually associated with this classification is the ability to calculate surfaces, volumes, angles, weights, and measure.
  • Must be able to use variables and formulas which are normally found in most industry-approved trade books. (Pipefitters “Blue Book”)
  • Preferred to own welding machine

Employer’s Statement

Wood is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. 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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