Welder Journeyman

Nassco San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Posting End Date: 07/31/2020

Shift: ALL

Security Clearance: No Clearance

Who We Are

General Dynamics NASSCO is one of three shipyards in the Marine Systems group of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE: GD). General Dynamics NASSCO traces its beginnings to the industrial heart of San Diego, along the working waterfront of beautiful and historic San Diego Bay. The company has been designing and building ships in San Diego's industrial corridor since 1960 and is the largest full service shipyard on the West Coast of the United States.

Qualifications Standards

Previous experience or training is required. Must be able to qualify in two gas shielded FCAW welding processes 71T-1 and 811N3 in the three positions.

Knowledge of welding characteristics of metal. Must be able to work at heights, confined spaces, and any assigned shift. Must comprehend written and verbal instructions (in English). Must be able to hear warning signals, read and comprehend safety instructions, regulations and warnings.

Essential Job Tasks

  • Welds parts in position for fabrication of vessels, tanks or other structural assemblies.

  • Uses carbon electrodes to cut, shape and groove metal.

  • May prepare workplace for welding by cleaning and/or preheating.

  • Examines weld sizes of weld beads.

  • Cleans weld area; sweeps and removes scrap.

  • Other job duties as may be assigned relevant to the trade.

Materials, Tools, Equipment, Work Aids

Welding machinery, hand tools, high reach equipment and semi auto equipment. Personal protective equipment required.

Physical/Mental Involvement

Frequent to continuous lifting of welding equipment. Standing, balancing, walking, climbing ladders or equipment, reaching above shoulder or out in front, manual dexterity, pushing, pulling, kneeling, bending, seeing, hearing and occasionally lowering self into confined spaces, crawling through small openings and working in reclined positions, as needed.

Works in all areas of the shipyard and on board ships. Hearing warning signals and reading and comprehending safety instructions. Must be able to maintain general safety awareness and avoid hazards commonly present in employee's work area.

Marginal Job Tasks

General housekeeping in work areas. May be required to attend safety, quality and/or process improvement meetings.

Environmental Factors

Exposure to fumes, odors, dust, gases, various climates and temperatures, and low ventilation conditions, all of which can cause discomfort and/or respiratory difficulties. Exposure to constantly moving machines, mechanical parts, and high levels of constant noise.

General Dynamics NASSCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

To learn more about applicant rights under federal law, click here:

EEO is the Law Poster: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

EEO is the Law - Supplement: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

Pay Transparency: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

If you have a disability that impacts your ability to complete the job application process and would like to request an accommodation, please contact our Human Resources Department.

Call (619) 544-8511 or email nasscohr@nassco.com. This contact information is for accommodation requests only, not to inquire about the status of applications.

Nearest Major Market: San Diego

Job Segment: Welding, Electrical, Fabrication, Security Clearance, QA, Manufacturing, Engineering, Government, Quality



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