McDermott Shop Pipe Welder (Tacker) in Walker, Louisiana

Title: Shop Pipe Welder (Tacker)

Location: USA-Louisiana-Walker

Job Overview:

McDermott's Fabrication Services group is searching for a Shop Pipe Welder (Tacker) in the Walker, LA area. This position must possess knowledge of general welding processes and be able to pass a TIG weld test. This position is a project-based position. No Per Diem is paid for this job.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Weld together metal components of products, such as pipelines, boilers as specified by layout, blueprints, diagram, work order, welding procedures, or oral instructions, using electric arc-welding equipment

  • Manually guide 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

  • Obtain specified electrode and inserts electrode into portable holder or threads consumable electrode wire through portable welding gun

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

  • Start power supply to produce electric current

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

  • Weld in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions

  • Examine weld for bead size and other specifications

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

  • 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

  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules, including wearing required personal safety equipment

  • Performs other duties and activities as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or its equivalent preferred

  • Ability to pass a TIG welding test

  • Ability to pass required performance tests or standard tests to meet certification standards of governmental agencies or professional and technical associations

  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment

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.

Job Field: Shop Welder

Job Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Direct / Regular

Job Posting: Nov 29, 2018, 9:33:39 AM

Requisition ID: 1808640

McDermott is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.