Weld according to engineering specifications on plant process equipment and structural steel. Possess a basic understanding and application of making boilermaker repairs on pressure vessels, such as, reactors, towers and drums.


  • Ability to read, write, and speak in English
  • Must successfully pass a weld qualification test to be hired as a code welder. Weld test(s) administered will be specific to the project currently being staffed.
  • Possible Welder qualification tests include, but are not limited to, the following:
      • Plate Test – ½” Plate, (3) Position SMAW, welded with various filler metal
      • Nozzle Test –2.75” OD x .625” THK, 6G, SMAW with backing ring, welded with various filler metal
      • GTAW (TIG) Test – 2” XXH, 6G, GTAW/SMAW, with open root, ER70S2 / E7018 or E309L
      • Overlay Test – 4” S40, 6G or (3) position plate test, SMAW, single or double pass, using various filler metal
      • Flux Core – ½” Plate, (3) Position FCAW, E71-T-1M (75/25 Ar/CO2)
  • Must be able to provide your own transportation to job locations throughout the US.
  • Candidates must be able to meet all company and customer qualifications to access job site including training requirements.


  • Must have 2 year or more of industrial plant experience making weld repairs to coded pressure vessels, reactors, towers and drums
  • A welding certificate and/or vocational welding training is preferred.
  • Basic Plus Orientation and Confined Space Training
  • TWIC Card


  • Candidates must be able to work long hours and all shift schedules that may require up to twelve hours a day, seven days a week for extended durations.
  • Candidates also must be able to work in confined spaces (18-36 inches in diameter) and be capable of climbing ladders, scaffolds, and working at heights.
  • Must be able to perform work wearing personal protective equipment including but not limited to rain gear, chemical protective clothing, supplied air and air purifying respirators, safety harness, FRC coveralls, hard hat, ear plugs and safety glasses, etc.
  • Respiratory Protection Fit-Testing and Pulmonary Function Testing is required. Additional medical examinations, such as Pre-employment physicals exams may be required per client guidelines. Hearing and vision within normal ranges is helpful.
  • Candidates must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs, unassisted.
  • Good manual dexterity for the use of common hand tools, power tools and the ability to navigate around obstacles in a petrochemical environment is necessary.

The job will primarily be on or around construction/turnaround sites in petrochemical operational units and include possible hazardous environments such as confined spaces and working at heights. Exposure to loud noises, fumes, sparks, vibrations, dust, dirt, irritants and smoke may occur. Special Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be necessary to control some hazardous environments. Additional forms of PPE may be required depending on the particular project. Safety requirements must be verified and meet standards set forth by client permits, policies and procedures, and be performed in compliance with all federal, state and local laws or ordinances before work activities can begin.


  • Based on weld test result and work history experience.