Everett Ship Repair, LLC (ESR), sister company to Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, is seeking Journeyman Structural Welders (Multiple positions) who can join our new ship repair service. ESR offers 500’ of dockside moorage for pier-side vessel service; as well as one the largest drydocks in the Pacific Northwest, for high quality craftmanship and a top-quality repair services.
The Journeyman Structural Welder will weld structural portions of marine vessels together. They perform wire feed and stick welding operations on steel and aluminum projects involving new construction and repair vessels.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
- Weld out panels, assemblies, modules, and final build of vessels, good housekeeping and safety practices, and completion of assignments in a timely manner.
- Weld seams and skip welds, flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead, for fillet, butt-weld, socket, and mitered joints.
- Grind and prep weld seams for tacking, grinding, and final inspection post weld.
- Set up and set arc welder for root passes, welding hangers, and repairs
- Set up, set and operate MIG welders for water tight and skip weld patterns
- Layout skip weld patterns
- Perform Air Arc operations to back gouge welds and remove bad welds
- Sub-arc large hull and deck plates
- Set up ventilation and lighting in confined spaces using best shipyard practices
- Performs welds on many alloys including but not limited to aluminum, mild steel, stainless steel, and copper nickel.
- Complete hundreds of inches of weld during an eight-hour day, with a desired outcome of a quality joint on every weld.
- Responsible for safe work practices and housekeeping procedures.
- Work as a member of a team demonstrating skills to adapt, interpret and problem solve.
- Responsible for expressing ideas concisely and clearly, both orally and in writing.
- Perform other tasks as directed.
KNOWLEDGE, SKLLS AND ABILITIES
- Knowledge of shipyard safety practices, vessel terminology and use of scissor and boom lifts.
- High School Education or equivalent or vocational education
- Team Player
- 3+ years’ experience as a Production Welder
2-G, 3-G, 4-G ABS Steel Required Aluminum a plus or Coast Guard Certifications, or ability to obtain certifications within 90days of employment for Journeyman Applicants
- Able to understand and perform basic mathematics
Knowledge of basic hand and power tools
- Willingness to learn the trade and attend training as required (Entry Level Applicants Only)
- Team Player
- 3+ Years’ experience as a Welder for Journeyman Applicants Only)
- Formal external or internal training in: physics, chemistry, weld equipment care and operating, blue print reading, metallurgy, SMAW/TIG welding, and advanced welding principles of FCAW/GMAW welding processes.
- Certified or certifiable in USCG or ABS welding.
- Ability to work Overtime as necessary
- Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. must be able to work at heights of 60 ft. Must be able to enter confined spaces using a respirator, and work in small workspaces at odd angles.
- Good verbal communication skills
- Construction or Shipyard experience a plus for entry level applicants
- Experience working with Steel and Aluminum alloys a strong plus
To Apply: Submit completed application form online(firstname.lastname@example.org), or to Everett Ship Repair, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 580, Freeland, WA 98249. Application form available at www.everettshiprepair.com.
Equal Employment Opportunity: Everett Ship Repair, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, political affiliation, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability.