Welder - Pipe - Combination

Location US-LA-Lafayette
Job ID
2022-113205
Discipline or Craft
Construction
 
Trade & Craft

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for Combo Welders to join our team in Ville Platte, LA.

 

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship fro Wood is required.

 

  • Selects type and size of pipe or other related materials and equipment according to specifications.
  • Bolts, clamps and welds together metal components of products such as piping systems, plate, pipe and tube or structural shapes, using arc and arc gas welding equipment. May weld in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead position. May tack weld assemblies together.
  • Capable of setting weld machine parameters and maintain weld machine in working condition.
  • May assist in lifting, positioning and securing of materials and work pieces during installation.
  • Performs minor maintenance or cleaning activities of tools and equipment.
  • Required to pass employer performance tests or standard tests to meet certification standards. Performs only procedures certified in.
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Selects type and size of pipe or other related materials and equipment according to specifications.
  • Selects equipment and plans layouts, assembly, and welding, applying knowledge of geometry, physical properties of metal machining, weld shrinkage and welding techniques.
  • May be required to use Gas-Metal Arc, Flux-Cored Arc, Gas-Tungsten Arc, Submerged Arc, or Shielded Metal Arc welding processes.
  • Lays out, positions, aligns and fits components together in various body positions.
  • Bolts, clamps and welds together metal components of products such as piping systems, plate, pipe and tube or structural shapes, using arc and arc gas welding equipment. May weld in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead position. May tack weld assemblies together.
  • Connects cable from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope and pulse as specified by procedure or supervisor.
  • Obtains specified electrode and inserts electrode into portable holder or threads consumable electrode wire through portable welding gun.
  • Starts power supply to produce electric current.
  • Strikes arc which generates heat to melt and deposit metal from electrode to work piece and join edges of work piece.
  • Manually guides electrode or gun along weld-line, maintaining length of arc and speed and movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, sound of weld, and size of molten puddle.
  • May manually apply filler rod to supply weld metal. May clean or degrease weld joint or workplace, using wire brush, portable grinder, or chemical bath. May repair broken or cracked parts and fill holes. May remove excess weld, defective weld material, slag and spatter, using carbon arc gouge, hand scrapper, grinder or power chipper. May preheat work piece, using hand torch or heating furnace. May cut metal plates or structural shapes.
  • Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.
  • Capable of setting weld machine parameters and maintain weld machine in working condition.
  • Loads, transports and unloads material, tools, equipment and supplies.
  • May assist in lifting, positioning and securing of materials and work pieces during installation.
  • Performs minor maintenance or cleaning activities of tools and equipment.
  • Respiratory protection is common and may be required.
  • Required to pass employer performance tests or standard tests to meet certification standards. Performs only procedures certified in.
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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