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    About the Position: Serves as a Welder assigned to the MSU responsible for the fabrication, modification, repair, assembly, and installation of various types of metal and alloy parts, equipment, systems, and structures such as dredges, towboats, barges, tractors, cranes, derrick boats, drag lines, quarter boats, bouys, buildings,etc.
    NOTE: The duty location of this position is wherever the Mat Sinking Unit is located.

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    • Performs the required planning, layout and fitting work involved in the construction, maintenance and repair of equipment and structures.
    • Perform sheet metal work involving 30 to 16 guage metals, such as galvanized iron, stainless steel, tin, copper, lead, zinc, and aluminum.
    • Determining the welding techniques to use and select the proper materials such as the right size and type of welding electrodes or rods.
    • Constructing elbows of any degree and size up to 48 inches in diameter; flumes; conduits; multi-sided shapes and irregular configuration.
    • Assuring material is ordered and delivered to work sites so work is not delayed.
    • Performing pressure work related to steam lines and boilers which are subject to Coast Guard inspection and approval.
    • Utilizing templates, heavy shop machines and equipment, sledge hammers, chisels, bars, wrenches, expanders, bolt cutters, drills, cutting torches, etc.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Extensive travel is required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    3703 Welding

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