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Welder - KVI

Department: Welder
Location: Seattle, WA

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


ESSENTIAL FUNCTION:

Operates welding equipment using appropriate GMAW techniques to weld aluminum plates and extrusions in all positions, occasionally in confined spaces.

  •   Prepares weldments using a variety of tools such as grinders, saws, wire brushes and routers
  •   Interprets specifications from blueprints, drawings, charts and weld schedules to layout weld patterns
  •   Performs tack-welding during fabrication phase of construction
  •   Operates cranes, clamps, hydraulic rams and other typical boat building equipment

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  •   Demonstrable skill performing commercial grade aluminum welds with the GMAW process
  •   Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and weld schedules
  •   Ability to use typical shop fabrication devices such as tri-squares, levels and tape measures
  •   Experienced with shop mathematics
  •   Experienced safe and effective operation of an overhead crane

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or equivalent. Must have a minimum of two years of verifiable aluminum GMAW (MIG) welding during the past five yearsBoat building experience preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS:   Required to pass 3G and 4G Coast Guard aluminum plate welding tests within first 30 days of employment.

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HYSICAL DEMANDS:   
Maneuvering in tight places, uneven floors
Climbing up and down ladders, ramps and stairs
Standing for long periods of time
Lifting and moving objects weighing up to 50lbs. continuously; lifting objects weighing over 50lbs. with assistance

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Highly industrial manufacturing environment
Exposure to shop elements such as noise, dust, odors
Occasional overtime required
Various shift work required

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All or any portion of this job description is subject to elimination, modification or addition at any time at the discretion of Kvichak Marine Industries.

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, 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, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

 


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. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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