North Charleston, SC
Depends on value to firm (hourly)
Potential to move into a supervisory position
Written Test and Practical Test
Tig Rig including flow meter for welding and for internal purge, with hose, hand tools, welding shield, gloves, and safety glasses
- Safe Driver (DMV record must meet the requirements of the Company insurance provider)
- Respects safety policy and promotes the safety for self and others
- High regard for quality and efficiency
- Physical ability (including vision) to perform required tasks
- Able to work in confined spaces
- Professional appearance and demeanor
- Strong communication skills
- Willingness to travel for work out-of-town
- Willingness to work extended hours, varying shifts and emergent work
- Able to work in high-pressure situations with little or no supervision
- Willingness to take responsibility for assigned equipment and inventory
Working as part of the crew when your core competency is not required
Understanding and experience with
- Written welding procedures
- Ox/fuel Operations (Burning, Brazing and Heating)
- SMAW (Stick) and GTAW (Tig) open-root pipe welding
- FCAW (Flux Core) GMAW (Mig) experience a plus
- Welding in all positions. Required Tig and Stick tests in the 6G position
- Carbon and stainless pipe and tube fabrication
- Various types of welding equipment and welding rods
- Proper use of wedges, turnbuckles, jacks, hammers, cutting torch, file, and power grinder
- Working as a part of the crew when not welding
Each welder applying for a position with must pass the following weld test
- The welder is provided a 2-inch, schedule 80 pipe in the 45 or 6G position. GTAW (tig) and SMAW. All welding will be in the vertical or uphill direction.
- The welder will be given weld coupons which have been beveled. The welder will be given the correct welding electrodes or filler metal. There is an option of welding electrode 3/32” and or 1/8”.
- The welder is required to prepare the coupons for welding, fit and tack weld the coupons with a gap or root opening sufficient to accomplish a full penetration groove weld from one side. The root weld will be uniform and not exceeding 3/32” for test one and 1/16” for test two.
- Once the tack welds have been made and cleaned we will inspect the coupon for alignment, full fusion of the tack welds. If this is acceptable the welder then completes the root weld. The weld is cleaned and inspected. If this passes the welder completes the coupon. The final weld is inspected. The maximum reinforcement or cap weld shall not exceed 1/8” and must be uniform. Undercutting, slag entrapment, and arc strikes will be reason for rejection.
- Welding coupons meeting the above requirements will be examined by X-ray and if acceptable to the requirements of ASME Section IX the welder may be considered for employment.