Welder/Fabricator 2 - Bremerton, WA

Employer: Safe Boats International

Job Description:
JOB TITLE: Welder/Fabricator 2

DEPARTMENT: Fabrication

REPORTS TO: Fabrication Supervisor

LOCATION: Bremerton

SHIFT: Days 5:00am – 3:30pm M-TH


The Welder/Fabricator 2 uses welding and other tools and equipment to join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal to build boats. Position is responsible for the daily coordination of assigned area. In addition, this position will be responsible for maintaining a safe work environment, ensuring standard work is being performed, and identifying and resolving quality issues. Will work under supervision but should be able to perform some basic tasks independently.


Clamp, hold, tack-weld, grind component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
Remove rough spots from work pieces, using portable grinders.
Chip or grind off excess weld or spatter, using hand scrapers or power chippers & portable grinders.
Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
Operate safety equipment and use safe work habits.
Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments, using processes such as gas metal arc & plasma arc.
Position and secure work pieces, using hoists, cranes, wire, and banding machines or hand tools.
Monitor the fitting, burning, and welding processes to avoid overheating of parts or warping, shrinking, distortion, or expansion of material.
May set up and/or verify settings on production machines and equipment
Operates a variety of handheld and power-assisted tools and production fixtures
Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position
Effectively communicate to supervisor and manager
Ensure quality and accuracy of their work
Reports major issues to supervisor or to team lead


Intermediate skills in welding, fabrication & fitting
Understanding of standard build practices in comparable manufacturing environments
Ability to effectively demonstrate shop skills/tasks
Follows directions and procedures under supervision
Adheres to all procedures and safe work practices
Conducts basic problem-solving skills under supervision
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.


Any combination of training, education, or experience equivalent to a minimum of two years of experience in area of expertise.
Aluminum experience required, GMAW (MIG) preferred
Requires a intermediate understanding of the usage of production machinery, common hand tools, handheld power tools and fabricating equipment.
Able to read and understand blueprints and weld symbols
Must be able to pass a skill test relevant to the position


Position requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, kneeling, crawling, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity. Use of manufacturing equipment. Work in areas at times that are not environmentally controlled. Able to move 50 lbs. Ability to get underway with high speed watercraft in variable weather conditions.

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

SAFE Boats International, LLC abides by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. SAFE Boats takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

SAFE Boats International, LLC is a participant in E-Verify, and is a Member of Drug Free Business. All new hires are subject to pre-employment drug screening and criminal background checks. Credit checks are required for some positions. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and a US citizen or lawful resident of the United States

Contact Person:
Location: Bremerton, WA
Application Method: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=77d5ef68-97aa-4ba4-83ee-2d3be769a0eb&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on September 23, 2021

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