Company: TETRA Technologies
Skills: Welding
Other Skills: Welder
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Houma, Louisiana, United States
Status: Active

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The Welder II will possess all Welder I qualifications and pass welding tests as detailed below. The Welder II will display general mathematical skills, which includes but not limited to working with fractions down to 1/32" and the ability to solve one variable equation. The Welder II will exhibit geometric layout skills as well as pipe and structural welding abilities. The Welder II will possess a general mechanical aptitude demonstrating his/her ability to proficiently operate hand and power tools and an understanding of plumb, level, and square. The Welder II must be punctual, reliable, and motivated. The Welder II must also take exceptional pride in their work and will have passed the SMAW pipe-welding test. The Welder II must also have the ability to perform process pipe and structural steel fit-up with minimal direction


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
•Coordinate with Shop Supervisor to accomplish general assignments
•Be reliable, dependable, and able to work overtime when required
•Mechanical aptitude, knowledge of how to use hand and power tools, drill press, grinder, etc.
•Have the ability to read and understand plan and elevation assembly drawings
•Ability to work with minimal supervision
•Abide by all policies and procedures, including those related to safety and environmental issues


High school diploma, GED, or formal vocational training is preferred. Formal training in welding is preferred.

•The ability to read and write English
•A basic understanding of the mechanical aspects of gas compressor packages.
•Thorough understanding of all company safety, environmental, and practices
•Pass GMAW 1G plate or pipe test
•Pass SMAW 6G pipe test
•Willing to attend training classes
•Good interpersonal and communication skills
•Strong team player


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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 90 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

TETRA Technologies, Inc. is a geographically diversified oil and gas services company that provides niche products and services focused on well completion and on late-life production enhancement and decommissioning. In addition, it is the world's largest, vertically integrated producer, marketer, and distributor of calcium chloride, which it supplies as feedstocks—along with its brominated products—for its completion fluids business as well as for applications in a variety of other markets. TETRA holds premier market positions in several niche oil and gas service market categories, including: completion services, well abandonment and decommissioning, production testing, and compression based production enhancement. TETRA is dedicated to serving its strong and diverse customer base, which includes most of the major multinational exploration and production companies, many of the large and midsized independents and a number of smaller producers.


Headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, TETRA® is a global company with employees and operations on six continents.


TETRA offers very competitive rates and an excellent Benefit Package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance , 401(k) Plan and Supplemental Life Insurance.