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Marine Welder - 2515

Date: Feb 12, 2021

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92123

Company: HII's TSD

A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries

  • Defense & Federal Solutions
    • Defense & Federal Solutions, a business group within Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division, helps solve tough national security challenges for the Department of Defense, the intelligence community and federal civilian agencies. Our expert capabilities include intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), and cyber; secure enterprise IT engineering and operations; military training and simulation; logistics management and integrated product support; and fleet maintenance, modernization, repair and sustainment.

Job Description

This position located at SWRMC Navy Base San Diego and welds pipe and other metal components together to design specifications or repair products, such as machine parts, shipboard equipment, according to layouts, blueprints or work orders, using SWRMC approved welding and brazing techniques with a variety of arc and gas welding equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years specific experience as a qualified production Pipe welder

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DBIDS badge.  DBIDs badge is required to start. 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Active Security Clearance. Must be a US Citizen.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and electronically.

  • Ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Must Qualify for Craftsman PQS 301.

  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models

  • High School education, or Trade School or equivalent, and 4 years of related experience.

  • Must provide own hand tools as designated per trades specialty.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Operates fabrication shop and machine shop machinery and equipment.
  • Performs sockets weld (P-14 & P-15) joints designed of copper nickel, stainless steel, Carbon Steel and aluminum.
  • Performs butt weld (P-2 & P-3) joints designed of copper nickel, stainless steel, Carbon Steel and aluminum.
  • Weld Consumable insert butt (P-73) joints in stainless steel
  • Welds bi-metallic socket (P-14) and butt (P-2 & P-3) joints Copper nickel/carbon steel, Copper nickel/Copper and stainless steel/carbon steel
  • Welds components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Positions piping component parts to obtain required configurations and positions to ensure conformance with specifications for welding
  • Lays out, positions, aligns, and secures parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers.
  • Operates manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal piping segments, using processes as specified for job.
  • Provides welding support certified in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG), Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) and Gas Metal Arc Welding Pulse (GMAW-P) using 5356 filler wire.
  • Ignites torches or starts power supplies and strike arcs by touching electrodes to metals being welded, completing electrical circuits.
  • Clamps, holds, tack-welds, heat-bends, grinds or bolts component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
  • Monitors the fitting, burning, and welding processes to avoid overheating of parts or warping, shrinking, distortion, or expansion of material.
  • Examines work pieces for defects and measure work pieces with straight edges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.
  • Operates tools of the trade – sawzalls, grinders, and various other tools
  • Ensures shop safety and housekeeping are followed

Preferred Requirements

  • Production pipe welder experience while in the Navy or working as a civilian production welder supporting Navy ship repair or new construction.

  • Completion of a formal course of vocational or Navy welding training and certification.

  • Familiar with the requirements of NAVSEA Technical publications 248, 278 and 2035.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to lift, carry and transport heavy equipment and boxes. The exact weight requirements will be determined by the specific job, but no less than 30 lbs. Able to work on and climb ladders, work in extreme temperature environments, aboard ships, in shipyards, under industrial conditions and in confined spaces. Able to perform other duties as required which may involve high heat, humidity, noise and dirty conditions, working aloft or over the sides of vessels. May ride ships at sea for extended periods. May require wearing a respirator. Travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Nearest Major Market: San Diego