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Bremerton, WA 98337

Posted: 04/25/2024 Employment Type: Temp-to-hire Industry: Light Industrial - Skilled Labor Job Number: WSW25873169 Pay Rate: $29-34 / hour

Job Description

West Sound Workforce is seeking skilled welders to join a Kitsap based federal contractor who specializes in the design and construction of auxiliary and support ships for the US Navy.

As a welder you will be responsible for inspecting materials, maintaining tools, performing pre-welding preparations, welding components according to specifications, and diligently following safety regulations. Strong attention to detail and ability to deliver quality consistency in their work is necessary. Those with previous experience performing flux core, stick and/or steel welding in a shipyard or in a similar environment are highly sought.

Shift Information:
  • Day and swing shifts available
What you will do as a Welder:
  • Read and interpret blueprints and schematics
  • Determine the required tools, materials and welding methods needed for each project
  • Assemble, install, and repair pipe components and systems according to specifications
  • Prepare working materials by clamping, cutting or applying chemical solutions to piping
  • Examine completed welds to ensure they are smooth, free of defects, and functional
What we are looking for:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Previous NAVSEA, trade school diploma, completed apprenticeship program, or certification preferred
  • Prior experience as a Pipe (and/or Structural) Welder Working knowledge of AWS, API, ANSI, and ASME codes and standards
  • Knowledge and experience with welding equipment and processes

Additional Information

Benefits include sick leave accrued at 1 hour per 40 hours worked; paid Family & Medical leave (per Washington State); 401K after eligibility; holiday pay and vacation bonus after eligibility; and opt-in for health insurance, personal Aflac and life insurance plans available. Want to learn more about our benefits for temporary employees, including a 401K plan and vacation bonus? Visit our benefits page!

We value what you bring to the workplace. As such, West Sound Workforce is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Further, our employees’ physical safety is of utmost importance, too, in this age of COVID-19. Holding a close eye to the Center for Disease Control and OSHA’s websites, we are continually following the recommendations to maintain a safe work environment with respect to this virus and all other safety situations. As an essential employer, partnering with clients, we follow COVID-19 protocols at our worksites and ensure that all employees are aware, have proper PPE and mind those directions for the safety of all.

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