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Structural Welder

TETRA Applied Technologies
Updated: Aug 27 2014
Desired Expertise: Welder / Fitter / Turner, SMAW certificate and FCAW certificate
Experience: 3+ years
Minimum Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Houma, LA, US
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: North America
Job Description:


This position works under the general supervision of the Welder Foreman, Barge Foreman and/or Barge Superintendent, on the welding of savage or installed platforms utilizing SMAW-stick welding and FCAW-inner shield welding equipment and different types of cutting/fitting equipment, etc. necessary to perform and complete work projects as directed.

Essential Job Duties include:

-Coordinates with Welder Foreman to perform project requirements as necessary.
-Assists in maintaining all equipment and tools used in their trade.
-Performs general housekeeping and maintenance duties.
-Assists with maintenance and repairs to barge and equipment as required.
-Attends/participates in safety meetings and assist in generating Job Safety Analysis (JSA's), Job Hazard Analysis (JHA's) guidelines for all job operations.
-Performs work as a crew member where each is dependent upon others for safe operations and emergency evacuation. Position requires riding in a helicopter and/or crewboat.
-Works and lives offshore with limited medical care access.
-Position requires riding in a personnel sling/basket between vessels, structures, etc.
-Other duties as assigned.
-Supports and participates in the organization's Continual Improvement Program to conform with ISO 9001 requirements by complying with Quality Policies and Procedures and meeting Quality Objectives.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
-Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present informationin one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
-Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
-Reasoning Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
-General knowledge of offshore construction and salvage operations.
-General knowledge of all equipment and tools necessary to perform the duties required of a structural welder.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.
-Must be able to hear audio warning signals.
-Must be able to swing on a swing rope to board offshore structures/vessels. Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
-Frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
- Occasionally required to sit.
-Capable of wearing personal protective equipment, including hearing protection, and safety glasses.
-Requires working long strenuous hours.
-Must be able to work rotating day and night shifts with a minimum of 12-hour duration, and shift schedules of 28 and 14 days.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
-While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:
-Regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather).
-May work near moving mechanical parts.
- Work in high, precarious places.
-Outdoor weather conditions: extreme cold (non-weather); extreme heat (non-weather) and vibration.
-Frequently exposed to work with explosives.
- Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles Risk of electrical shock.
-The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

This Position Is Closed to New Applicants

This position is no longer open for new applications. Either the position has expired or was removed because it was filled. However, there are thousands of other great jobs to be found on Rigzone.

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