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Welder/Fitter - Associate 2,3,4 - (Days)

Department: Fitter/Welder
Location: Ketchikan, AK

VIGOR VALUES

Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day. 

Truth: We seek the truth, and we speak the truth
Responsibility:
 We act on what we know is right
Evolution
: We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world
Love:
 We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in


Vigor Alaska operates the Ketchikan Shipyard on behalf of the City of Ketchikan, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority – and on behalf of our customers.
We offer top-notch and expanding facilities in southern southeastern Alaska, in our state’s fifth largest city along the famed Inland Passage. Our experience, like the waters around us, runs deep.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Successfully performs work individually, as a member of a single craft crew, or a multi-craft work crew.


ESSENTIAL SECONDARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES. Incumbent performs similar work in all areas of the Yard as the need arises.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:


Associate 2
Proficient in both Fire Watch and Associate 1 job duties.  Trains and assists with erecting and dismantling staging.  Assists with and/or performs basic pipe bolting under the direction of a Journey Level employee or Supervisor.  May perform Associate 1 or Fire Watch duties.  Must acquire three (3) additional Ship Repair Skills to progress to the next level.

Associate 3
Proficient in Fire Watch, Associate 1 and Associate 2 job duties.  Trains and assists with rigging under the direction of a Journey Level employee or Supervisor.  Assists with and/or performs mechanical bolting under the direction of a Journey Level employee or Supervisor.  May perform Fire Watch, Associate 1 or Associate 2 duties.  Must acquire three (3) additional Ship Repair Skills to progress to the next level.

Associate 4
Proficient in Fire Watch, Associate 1, Associate 2, and Associate 3 job duties.  Requires general supervision during performance of primary skill, but is able to perform job duties of A-1 through A-3 with limited supervision. (work history and demonstrated proficiency in single skill or trade).  Must acquire three (3) additional Ship Repair Skills and 1- certification to progress to the next level.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Sitting, standing, walking, crouching, kneeling/crawling, stooping, twisting, climbing, balancing, reaching, handling/grasping, fingering/feeling, pushing/pulling, lifting/carrying.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Talking, hearing, vision, depth perception, color vision, field of vision.


INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:

WORK ENVIRONMENT:


Must have the ability to perform the essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others.
 

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

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