Welder (1st and 2nd shift openings)

02 August 2022

Requisition #: 9912

Welder’s Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Operate safety equipment and use safe work habits
  • Able to work first and or second shift timeframe(s)
  • Weld components in 2G, 3G, and 4G positions in a minimum of 4 processes. Able to interpret a NAVSEA approved WPS (weld procedure specification)
  • Use fillet weld gauges, V-WAC gauge, bridge cam gauge for first in line quality checks as welds are completed according to the correct NAVSEA fabrication document
  • Setup or program power supplies with the ability to identify correct support gear needed with minimal supervision in multiple processes
  • Proficient in oxy/fuel cutting, plasma cutting and CAC-A (carbon arc air) cutting, gouging, and scarfing of welds and beveling plates
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind and/or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding
  • Detect and troubleshoot faulty operation of equipment and/or defective materials and notify supervisors
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to join weldments, using processes such as GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, GMAW-P, GMAW-S, SMAW, SAW, Mechanized processes, and ability to setup stud welding gun consistently using any combination of at least 4 processes
  • Monitor the fitting, burning, and welding processes to avoid overheating of parts or warping, shrinking, distortion, or expansion of material
  • Examine work pieces for defects, and measure work pieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with NAVSEA specifications
  • Recognize, set up, and operate hand and power tools common to the welding trade, such as angle grinders, die grinders and needle scalers
  • Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies, using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers
  • Ability to work consistently with supervisors and complete daily assignments with some to little supervision
  • Work outside of trade as required to complete daily tasks


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Reliable transportation to and from work
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment screen

Fairlead Integrated, LLC. and its subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Employ Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers (Minority / Female / Disability / Veterans).


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