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Date Posted : 6/28/17

Colonna’s Shipyard Welding Opportunities

Colonna's Shipyard is currently hiring for Welders for immediate work in Norfolk, VA.

1st Class Welder

  • Must be certified and documented to perform multi-pass, all position fillet and butt welds using SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding), GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding), FCAW (Flux Cored Arc Welding), or both for steel, and any process for stainless steel or nickel-based alloys, and for either aluminum alloys, copper-based alloys, or titanium alloys
  • Comprehensive, broad, and current knowledge of welding techniques, tools, and equipment
  • Technical training or higher degree preferred with a minimum of 7 years of Welding experience
  • Expert knowledge of and ability to use hand tools and instruments associated with the trade
  • Proficient reading all types of blueprints and weld symbols, drawing dimensions/tolerances, complex shapes and weld joints; build plans, sequencing, welding tools, jigs & fixtures, platforms/staging and work instructions to control distortion and improve quality-adjusted productivity
  • Enter and move through manholes, climb ladders, or both to reach and work inside confined spaces
  • Hands on experience with heavy metal/steel welding procedures in all positions
  • Basic mechanical knowledge and skill
  • Minimum of 7 years of career experience in Welding
  • Mirror welding/restricted access experience
  • Must be a steady, reliable worker
  • Must be able to follow and give instructions
  • Experienced with performing visual inspections of welds and fit-ups
  • Familiar with different forms of weld NDT and how specified NDT impacts selection and execution of weld processes
  • Must pass J-1 vision test and respirator fit test

TIG & FluxcoreWelder

  • 2+ years experience as a welder
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and US Citizenship
  • Must be available to work overtime
  • We are accepting recent graduates from weld school, applicants must however have experience with Tig and their own tools
  • Must pass a FCAW weld test 3/8" Horizontal, 1" Vertical & O/H
  • Must pass a TIG weld test 1" Vertical & O/H

Fabrication Welder

  • Minimum of five years of fitting experience
  • Knowledge of and ability to use hand tools and instruments associated with the Fitting trade
  • Must be able to work effectively with others
  • Comprehend blueprints, sketches, and templates
  • Enter and move through manholes to reach and work internally confined spaces
  • Physical assembly in prefabrication and erection on the building site of individual structural elements or prefabricated panels and three dimensional sub-assemblies

Our core values respect, pride, truth and family - are not just words, they are the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. And our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in our industry. You could be the next among us.

Please apply with resume for immediate consideration. EOE/M/F/DISABILITY/VET


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