WSDOT - Journey Welder/Boilermaker - Bainbridge Island, WA

Employer: WSDOT

Job Description:
WSDOT is currently seeking a Boilermaker/Welder Journeyperson to perform skilled welding, burning, rigging, and ship fitting work in accordance with Federal State and US Coast Guard regulations. This position also performs all work in accordance with blueprints, plans, and knowledge of various codes, welding processes, and metallurgy.

What to Expect
Among the varied range of responsibilities held within this role, you/the Boilermaker/Welder Journeyperson will:

Repair terminals and vessels to meet federal and local requirements
Fabricate or repair new steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and copper-nickel parts and equipment
Layout, fit up, and weld fabricated, cast, and forged components of the ship and terminal’s structure and assemblies
Perform non-destructive testing, operational tests, and documents results in accordance with Coast Guard, American Bureau of Shipping, and American Welding Society codes

To be considered for this opportunity, the following are required:
Journey Level Status as a Boilermaker/Welder.
Completion of a Boilermaker or Welder apprenticeship.
WABO certification with a 1/8” 7018 rod in all positions within 2 years of hire.
Valid Washington State Driver’s License.
Ability to obtain and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) within 90 days of hire.

It is preferred that qualified candidates also have:
Two (2) years of ship fitting experience.

Important Notes
This position is subject to the completion of a respiratory questionnaire as required by the regulatory authority, and an annual fit test, to obtain a skin-to-rubber seal.
Requires pre-employment drug screening and random pool drug and alcohol screening.

Work-Life Balance – We are committed to ensuring that our staff experiences the reward of public service, while also sustaining a routine that suits each individual’s lifestyle.
Paid Leave – In addition to 11 paid holidays, full-time employees earn a minimum of 14 paid vacation days per year!
Plan For Your Future – WSDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a variety of healthcare options. Employees also have their choice of state retirement programs, and much more. Go to State Benefits for more information.

Check out this video to learn more: Why WSDOT?

How to Apply
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Your relevant experience may be evaluated to determine your salary. Therefore, it is very important that the “Work Experience” portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible.

Please click the "APPLY" button to proceed. Note that you will be prompted to either sign in or create an account. This step is required in order to submit an application for this opportunity.

WSDOT is an equal-opportunity employer. We value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees can feel respected, included, and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints while fostering growth and advancement in the workplace. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam-era veterans, as well as people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the listed Recruiter.

WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system. For more information, please visit

Contact us
For inquiries about this posting, you may contact the assigned Recruiter, Renee Mason, at [email protected]. Please be sure to reference 23DOT-WSF-C0405 in the subject line.

Contact Person: Renee Mason
Email: [email protected]
Location: Bainbridge Island, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: $5,947.32 /MO

Posted on February 15, 2023

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