Journeyman Welder Job Description

Journeyman Welder Job Description

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Journeyman welder provides for or avoid difficulties from excessive stresses, expansion and warpage of various metals caused by welding.

Journeyman Welder Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective journeyman welder job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included journeyman welder job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Cut, grind, and weld mild steel
Cut, thread, and install pipe in commercial/industrial settings
Recognize defective welds
The ability to weld in a 6G position which requires one pipe to be positioned at a 45-degree angle to the other
Must be proficient with Stainless Steel Structural in MIG
You will be required to complete an open-root weld test on a 3/8" plate with a 1/8" gap for both SMAW(1/8" 7018 rods) and FCAW(flux-core) processes
10 to 15 Certified Welders – Must have certs in hand 3G & 4G (AWS D1.1
All employees MUST have a squeaky clean background as they will undergo a NSA background check for the base and site
Performing any combination of duties to assist workers in Pipe welding, brazing, and thermal and arc cutting activities
6 G certification is needed or equivalent experience

Journeyman Welder Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Journeyman Welder

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: WABO, AWS, D1.1, CWB, SMAW, TIG, MCAW, WHMIS, F3/F3, ABS

Education for Journeyman Welder

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the journeyman welder job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Technical, Welding, Education, General Education

Skills for Journeyman Welder

Desired skills for journeyman welder include:

Job site safety ability to complete a company specific safety orientation
Fusion temperatures
Proper types and size of welding rods
Reactions of various metals to heat
Various types of joints and size beads to apply to each
Cut
Metals and alloys being welded
Weld equipment settings and basic math skills
Weld rods
Weld wire

Desired experience for journeyman welder includes:

Experience working with welding documentation and control of welding consumables
The ability to perform and utilize all visual VT inspection of welds to applicable codes
Requires a working knowledge of welding and construction-related processes
Computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel)
Ability to work with little supervision and function in a multidiscipline environment
Must have at least 4 years of in the field experience with Stick, Mig, Tig, Flux Core welding

Journeyman Welder Examples

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Journeyman Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a journeyman welder. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for journeyman welder
  • MUST Pass an NSA background check and fingerprinting
  • Will be doing Mig and Stick welding
  • May review drawings and schematics for accuracy
  • Effectively layout designs, supervise workers, and distribute workload to maximize productivity
  • Ensures timely and accurate completion of tasks and proactively plans for future projects by coordinating with the project managers and department lead hand
  • Uses plans, diagrams, blueprints, and work requests to determine project design, and works with requester to insure needs are met
  • Open communication with other departments (Sales, Engineering and Purchasing)
  • May review welds and provide instruction and supervision to staff as necessary
  • Must be SUFFICIENT in Mig Hardwire (.045)
  • Candidates must be able to fit AND weld, and also be able to read and work from blueprints to AWS standards
Qualifications for journeyman welder
  • You will be working in a shop atmosphere building sectional barges
  • You are expected to be able to read/write/communicate with others in English
  • As a Journeyman Welder you will be responsible for using Stick, Mig, Tig, and Flux Core welding techniques to weld various components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions
  • 2-4 years of experience (Commercial Welding)
  • The Candidate must be able to select the proper sequence of fitting and welding to meet the specifications of the quality program and due dates as assigned
  • Candidate must post inspect welded assemblies produced to insure tolerances
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Journeyman Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of journeyman welder. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for journeyman welder
  • Must be able to pass 7 year background check and hair follicle test
  • Ability to weld water tight in all positions with 6011, 7018 rods
  • Make adjustments to setting on welding machine without assistance
  • Troubleshoot basic equipment problems
  • Weld steel plate, angle, channel and pipe 1/8" to 1" thick
  • Assist with any additional shipyard work as needed
  • Work from heights, regularly 40 feet or higher
  • Stick welding, flux core, and MiG processes
  • Must have experience with Submerged Arch welding process
  • Additional experience in sheet metal work, iron/steel work, and general millwright skills preferred
Qualifications for journeyman welder
  • Drug free at all times, a pre-employment hair follicle drug test is required for this project
  • Candidates must submit to a 7 year Federal Background check
  • 2nd year apprentice to Journeyman
  • Is trained and certified as a CWB Qualified Welder
  • Ability to walk stilts
  • Required Certs
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Journeyman Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of journeyman welder. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for journeyman welder
  • Must be proficient in GMAW spray transfer
  • Current Certs
  • Must be able to pass a 2G 3G full pin weld with Mig
  • Must have LA City Certification for structural Process
  • Must have LA City Certificiation for Light Gauge
  • Must be Flux Core Certified
  • Minimum 3 years experience in erecting, steel fabrication
  • Verifiable knowledge of rigging and Safety
  • Tools and Proper PPE required
  • If the above requirements are not met, please do not apply
Qualifications for journeyman welder
  • A combination of 2 years vocational training and 4 years of verified Journeyman level welding experience minimum
  • Flux Core
  • Relevant Tools of the Trade
  • NCCER certification (for Pipefitters), ability to pass a series of weld tests (for Welders)
  • Must have certifications and at least 4 years of in the field experience with Stick, Mig, Tig, Flux Core welding
  • Must be able to operate small hand gas and electric power tools
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Journeyman Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a journeyman welder. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for journeyman welder
  • Perform and pass Weld test for Flux Core on 1" plate
  • Stick and Tig welding experience is a must
  • Need to be able to weld STAINLESS
  • Need to be able to weld CARBON STEEL
  • On time and Excellent Attendance
  • Have your OWN WELDING HELMET
  • LOCAL WORK NO PER DIEM!
  • This is a second shift position for arc welders
  • Must be safe at all times, and wear P.P.E
  • Reliable transportation preferred but not required
Qualifications for journeyman welder
  • Must be able to climb, bend, squat, sit, stand and lift for extended period of time
  • Some millwright experience will be considered as an asset
  • A valid B Pressure Certificate is preferred
  • A two year degree can count as one year of your experience)
  • WABO certification desirable, but NOT required
  • 3 years of experience with Stick, MIG, TIG, or Flux Core
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Journeyman Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of journeyman welder. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for journeyman welder
  • Building open MRI machines
  • Can work in Albany area
  • Pass weld test
  • You can expect to take a test on which you must demonstrate in a practical exam environment in a booth, the ability to meet our minimum standards for adequacy / demonstrate competence / proficiency in meeting our welding standards
  • Majority of work includes working with/in a rigging team installing factory manufacturing and support equipment
  • Able to weld in all positions (horizontal, vertical, flat and overhead)
  • Grinding welds and structure to maintain a clean, neat appearance of the structure
  • Fitting flat, bottom steel sheets for proper welding application
  • Weld tacking horizontal and vertical seams
  • Weld tacking flat, bottom steel sheets
Qualifications for journeyman welder
  • Certification in a particular process, or ability to certify
  • AWS D1.1 certification a plus
  • Experience pipe welding in the field a plus
  • Must have LA City Certification
  • Able to preform purges to stainless steel pipe
  • Certifications in Stick, Mig, Tig, Flux Core welding, different metals such as aluminum and titanium, and stainless

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