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Welder

Company: Southwest Shipyard Lp
Location: Houston
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

WORK SCHEDULEVaries by Department and/or Location.Channelview Day Shift: 6:00am - 3:30pmChannelview Night Shift: 3:30pm - 12:00am (Midnight)Brady Island Day Shift: 7:00am - 3:30pmBrady Island Night Shift: 3:30pm - 12:00am (Midnight)Galveston Day Shift: 5:00am - 4:30pmGalveston Night Shift: 4:30pm - 3:00am Overtime is built into work schedule.Regular attendance and punctuality are required of all employees. Pay Rate: starting at $17.00 per hr.**Pay is determined by Internal Weld Test Classification ResultsSMAW and/or FCAW Weld Test required of all candidates. **HR will contact qualified applicants to schedule on-site weld test.SUMMARY OF COMPANYSouthwest Shipyard, LP provides gas freeing and cleaning services, steaming, and flaring services, Barge and boat repair, Surface preparation and painting, water treatment and new construction services to the commercial and government marine industry. Southwest Shipyard owns and operates four (4) shipyards in South Texas with direct deep-water access to the Gulf of Mexico. We take pride in our dedicated and experienced workforce that focuses on Quality, Safety and Environmental Excellence. Our motto is "Faster, Safer, Better".JOB SUMMARYThis position is primarily responsible for using electrical currents to fuse metals like steel together to repair parts or build new components. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Grind barge & boat repair areas, internal compartments & cargo tanks, and external surface areas in preparation for welding.
  • Weld barge & boat repair areas, internal compartments & cargo tanks, external surface areas, and specialty components & areas with the required number of passes to achieve full penetration welds.
  • Operate welding & grinding equipment, blowers, hoses, etc., to accomplish weld & repair duties.PHYSICAL / MENTAL REQUIREMENTSThe employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable workplace accommodation. The individual must also be able to wear and properly utilize appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to work or visit areas where it is required. This includes a hard hat, safety glasses, life vest, respirators, ear plugs, steel-toed shoes, personal flotation devices (PFD's), or other protective equipment as required by the work performed and the location the work is being done. In addition, Employees in this position must also be capable of:
    • Walking, stepping, climbing, or otherwise moving from one location on the job site to another, which may be of varying heights and access parameters.
    • Standing, stooping, bending, crouching, kneeling, squatting, climbing, crawling, or sitting for long periods of time.
    • Repetitive movements by feet, shoulders, arms, wrists, hands, and back in the performance of work.
    • Climbing stairs and/or vertical ladders of varying heights.
    • Working in confined work areas and/or elevated heights.
    • Lifting objects of a minimum of 10lbs, with a maximum single-person lift limit of 50lbs, with frequent lifting and carrying.
    • Adapting to temperature changes, outdoor conditions, and prolonged exposure to dusty, wet, or humid conditions, loud noises, and vibration.
    • Visually inspecting equipment and verifying information, often in small print.
    • Driving and/or operating heavy machinery safely and being always alert and aware of surroundings.
    • Applying sideways/upward/downward pressure to tighten and loosen hardware. The Company expects and requires all employees to observe and fulfill all safety responsibilities as outlined in workplace safety training and actively work toward maintaining a safe workplace. Failure to do so can result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Regular attendance and punctuality are required of all employees. EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS
      • Must pass a welding test to obtain internal skill classification.
      • Mandatory drug testing prior to employment, and will be subject to random, unannounced drug and/or alcohol tests during employment.
      • Must be able to communicate and take directions from Foreman & Supervisor.
      • Able to work without contact lenses.
      • Required to arrive to work on time and also work overtime hours as required.
      • Understand general policies and procedures as described in the quality & environmental manuals.
      • Required to undergo a training program and participate in refresher training as needed.
      • Must have or be eligible for a TWIC card. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. BENEFITS
        • Competitive Salary.
        • Comprehensive Benefits (medical, dental, vision, life).
        • 401(k)/Retirement Savings.
        • Friendly Work Environment.
        • Paid-Time off/Holidays.
        • Career Path OpportunitiesEEO Statement Southwest Shipyard, LP is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.? Southwest Shipyard, LP participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.? Southwest Shipyard, LP is not currently accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Southwest Shipyard, LP, via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Southwest Shipyard, LP in any form without a valid written agreement in place for that specific position will be deemed the sole property of Southwest Shipyard, LP. As a result, no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Southwest Shipyard, LP. PI0a1b7f9ec4b8-31181-32004346

Keywords: Southwest Shipyard Lp, Houston , Welder, Other , Houston, Texas

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