Shop Pipe Welder - Stainless

McDermott Corporation Lake Charles, LA
Job Overview:

McDermott is searching for a Shop Pipe Welder at its Lake Charles, LA location. The Shop Pipe Welder position is capable of certifying on multi-process pipe while being proficient in general welding processes. This position is a project-based position.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

* Manually guides electrode or gun along weld line, maintaining length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, sound of weld, and size of molten puddle

* Obtains specified electrode and inserts electrode into portable holder or threads consumable electrode wire through portable welding gun

* Connects cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and pulse, as specified by Welding Engineer

* Starts power supply to produce electric current

* Strikes arc which generates heat to make and deposit metal from electrode to work piece and join edges of work piece

* Examines weld for bead size and other specifications

* Apply filler rod to supply weld metal

* Clean or degrease weld joint or work piece, using wire brush, portable grinder, or chemical bath

* Prepare broken parts for welding by grooving or scarfing surfaces

* Chip off excess weld, slag, and spatter, using hand scraper or power chipper

* Preheat work piece, using hand torch or heating furnace

* Position and clamp work pieces together or assemble them in jig or fixture.

* Tack assemblies together

* Cut metal plates or structural shapes.

* Observing and comply with all safety and project rules, including wearing required personal safety equipment

* Report unsafe conditions or practices

* Make safety suggestions

* Serve on the safety committee if requested

* Cooperate during investigation of any accidents that occur

* Take an active part and participating in safety meetings, pre-job safety briefings, task hazard analyses and Job Safety Analyses.

Basic Qualifications:

* High school diploma or its equivalent and previous years of related experience

* Ability to weld in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions

* Ability to pass employer performance tests or standard tests to meet certification

Physical Requirements:

NP=Not Present, O=Occasionally (0-33%), F=Frequently (34-66%), C=Constantly (67-100%)

Standing

70%

Walking

20%

Sitting

10%

Pushing

NP

Pulling

NP

Climbing

F

Balancing

F

Bending

Stooping

O

Kneeling

O

Crouching

O

Crawling

NP

Reaching

C

Handling

C

Fingering

F

Feeling

Vision

Hearing

Lifting (lbs)

Carrying (lbs)

0-10

0-10

10-25

10-25

25-50

25-50

Company Overview:

McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. For more than a century, customers have trusted McDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutions—from the wellhead to the storage tank—to transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today.