Tank Welder Job in Port Sulphur, LA
Lays out, aligns and welds fabricated, cast and forged components to assemble structural forms such as machinery frames, tanks, pressure vessels, furnace shells, buildings and pipe, according to blueprints and metallurgy.
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 shape
Examines weld for bead size and other specifications
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
Assists other mechanics as needed
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
Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy
Make decisions based on measurable criteria
Apply basic mathematics to solve problems
Plan work and select proper tools
Visualize objects in three dimensions from plans and drawings
Compare and see differences in the size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Previous years of experience in the field or in a related area.
NP=Not Present, O=Occasionally (0-33%), F=Frequently (34-66%), C=Constantly (67-100%)
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.
Primary Location: USA-Louisiana-Port SulphurJob: WelderEmployee Status: Direct / RegularSchedule: Full-time Job Posting: Nov 11, 2022, 2:24:22 PMOur recruitment and employment practices are ethical, legal, voluntary, and free from discrimination.
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