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Shop Pipe Alloy Welder 1 (Aransas Pass, Tx)

Shop Pipe Alloy Welder 1 (Aransas Pass, Tx)


Bay Ltd.

Full Time

Job Summary

The Shop Pipe Alloy Welder uses hand welding, flame cutting, hand soldering, or brazing equipment to weld, repair or join metal pipe or structural components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products. Position qualifies for per diem.

Essential Functions

  • Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions
  • Operate safety equipment and use of safe work habits
  • Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers
  • Examine work pieces for defects and measure with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications
  • Recognize, set up and operate hand and power tools common to the welding trade, such as shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment
  • Operate welding machines
  • Lay out, fits and welds fabricated, cast, and forged components to assemble structural forms, such as tanks, pressure vessels, furnace shells, and within all heavy construction
  • Welds metal components together to fabricate or repair products
  • Perform daily maintenance and safety checks
  • Ensure compliance of all safety procedures and policies while promoting company’s safety culture
  • Perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned

Education and Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a welder
  • Required to successfully pass a combo weld test (stick & tig)

Skills / Key Competencies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exercise discretion and independent judgement when handling day to day information
  • Excellent time-management skills to plan, organize, and prioritize tasks and responsibilities to meet deadlines and adjust to changing priorities
  • Ability to work cooperatively across all levels delivering on commitments – results oriented
  • Ability to complete work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Knowledge of arithmetic
  • Knowledge of welding and metallurgy (SMAW, FCAW, GTAW, GMAW, SAW)
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet department targets and deadlines
  • Ability to work non-routine hours, when necessary
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work outdoors, exposed to heat and humidity, cold and rain, and around heavy traffic areas
  • Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time which may consist of 8 or more hours
  • Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another constantly perform repeating motions with feet, leg, wrists, hands and/or fingers to include walking, standing, kneeling, crouching, twisting, bending, gripping, climbing
  • Ability to climb ladders, stairs and scaffolds
  • Ability to walk on beams and narrow surfaces at and above ground level
  • Ability to work at various heights wearing fall protection
  • Ability to frequently walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground in varying weather conditions
  • Ability to operate job related tools
  • Work that includes moving and/or lifting objects up to 50 pounds, carry at least 30 pounds and up to 150 pounds with help

Bay Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer