MBGS - Journeyman Pipe Welder - OCONUS
+ Logistics, Base Operations & Construction Jobs
+ Birmingham, AL, USA
+ Required Clearance - Top Secret
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OCONUS, Various Locations overseas
Full Time, Exempt
Active Top Secret, or ability to obtain Top Secret
Michael Baker Global Services (MBGS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Caliburn International, is an internationally known Architectural and Engineering firm specializing in construction of US Dept. of State Diplomatic Compounds including US Embassies, Consulates and Annexes. MBGS success is based on a culture and set of values that center around trust, transparency, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are motivated to build highly specialized compounds to allow our diplomats and other support staff to operate internationally in comfort and safety. It all starts with people and being the best you can be. Come join our team!
Summary of essential job functions:
The Journeyman Welder joins metallic pipe components and assemblies, using electric, gas, arc, or other welding equipment and techniques in the construction of buildings and structures. Welds components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions. Analyzes engineering drawings and specifications to plan layout, assembly, and complete welds. Determine required equipment and welding method, applying knowledge of metallurgy, geometry, and welding techniques to meet project specifications. Develops templates and other work aids to hold and align parts. Cuts and grinds parts, using hand and power tools such as portable grinder, hand file, torch, and arc welding equipment. Must pass project specific weld test.
Roles and responsibilities:
+ Be proficient in SMAW, FCAW and GMAW welding processes in all positions.
+ Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures.
+ Frequently calculates welding actions using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in U.S. standard units.
+ Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
+ Operation of machinery involved in the fabrication of various types metal structures. This may include operation of plate shears, ironworkers, drilling and tapping operations, plate burning equipment, plasma cutting, and handheld oxygen/acetylene torches.
+ Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)
+ Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded
+ Align components using calipers, rulers etc. and clamp pieces
+ Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead)
+ Repair machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps
+ Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws
+ Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety
+ Other duties as assigned.
The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental, or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum qualifications and education requirements:
+ Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance
+ Must have 6G welding certificate
+ Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years total construction experience, with three (3) years working as an apprentice under a Journeyman Plumber.
+ Must have OSHA or EM-385 safety training certificate
+ Must be willing to deploy to project sites worldwide to complete construction projects
+ A high school diploma is preferred.
+ Successful completion of a Welding Apprenticeship Program is preferred, but not mandatory. Work experience combined with welding certifications (AWS Welding Certificate) will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis in lieu of completing a formal Apprenticeship Program.
Physical requirements and working conditions:
+ Must be able to lift tool, materials, equipment in excess of 50lbs.
+ Must be able to work from all types of ladders and perform work at various heights.
+ Understanding, proficiency, and safe use of overhead cranes and rigging techniques.
+ Wear personal protective equipment as required by OSHA and EM-385.
Desired knowledge, skills and abilities:
+ Independence - Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
+ Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
+ Innovation - Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.
+ Persistence - Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
+ Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
+ Concern for Others - Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
+ Self-Control - Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
+ Achievement/Effort - Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
Sallyport is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Sallyport, a division of Caliburn International, is a global provider of a full spectrum of security and mission support solutions tailored to enable global security and stability operations. With over 2,500 employees, Sallyport offers a comprehensive range of global protective, security and mission support solutions to US Government, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of private and commercial clients.
Sallyport's mission is to consistently deliver high quality services with full integrity and focus on performance excellence to every client on every mission.
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