Welder- Vancouver, WA

Employer: Vigor, LLC

Job Description:
As a federal contractor, Vigor expects to be subject to the vaccine mandate for federal contractors which is anticipated to go into effect on January 4th, 2022. Applicants should be aware that Vigor employees, whether working onsite or remotely, are expected to be subject to this federal mandate, notwithstanding applicable waivers for medical or religious accommodations

VIGOR VALUES:
Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day.

Truth: We seek the truth, and we speak the truth
Responsibility: We act on what we know is right
Evolution: We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world
Love: We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in

POSITION SUMMARY:
- Responsible for fabrication welding requirements including manual, semi-automatic, automatic and all-position including using oxygen/acetylene gas torch for cutting or pre-heat.
- Position will require an initial training period at our Clackamas, OR location for approximately 8-12 weeks.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Successfully performs work individually, as a member of a single craft crew, or a multi-craft work crew.
- Complies with craft and shipyard safety and environmental measures.
- Works from ship specifications, work orders and applicable working drawings and blueprints, i.e., form, shape, fit, and weld on vessels.
- Responsible for being conversant in all quality assurance requirements.
- Performs burning and effectively uses scarfing tip for clean up, bevel parts, etc.
- Performs Arc welding - SMAW, FCAW, GMAW.
- Properly cares for and safely uses hand and power tools.
- Coordinates the performance and completion of job specifications

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Utilize knowledge of weld electrodes and wire, machine settings, maintain an acceptable standard in quality and quantity, and use oxygen/acetylene gas torch for cutting or pre-heat.
- Read and interpret weld symbols, set up and operate semi-automatic or automatic weld equipment. With supervision.
- Assemble and tack parts using a fixture.

JOB SCOPE:
- Follows direction from supervisor.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:
- Ability to provide direction to helper's assigned to the project.

INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees
- Ability to follow written and oral instructions regarding daily functions, safety rules and regulations and possible hazardous conditions.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Hold functional knowledge of all welding equipment and be responsible for its daily maintenance and care, without the aid of supervision.
- Must have full knowledge of weld electrodes and wire, machine settings, maintain an acceptable standard in quality and quantity, and use oxygen/acetylene gas torch for cutting or pre-heat.
- Consistently pass visual, mag particle, ultra-sonic and x ray weld inspection.
- Ability to provide direction to helper's assigned to the job.
- Capable of assembling and tacking parts using a fixture.
- Knowledge of all fabrications machines, CNC and NC are not required but are a plus.
- Must have ability to work at other local locations if needed.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
- Min. Two Years’ Experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
- Hold valid certificate, or pass weld test upon employment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
- Ability to lift, carry 60 lbs., or maneuver objects, difficult objects will be lifted with the assistance of mechanical means or additional manpower.
- Must be able to lift 4 ft., 60 lb. spool of wire and load welding machine.
- Ability to sit, stand, bend, reach, kneel, twist, pull, push, grip, and climb.
- Capable of working from ladders and scaffolding.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
- May be exposed to excessive noise, welding gases and fumes, and varying weather conditions. Proper protective equipment will be provided as necessary.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Location: Vancouver, WA
Application Method: Online: https://vigorindustrial.hrmdirect.com/employment/view.php?req=1717967&jbsrc=1014
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on November 15, 2021

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