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Welding Supervisor

Job ID: 106112
Location: USA Ketchikan
Salary: DOE per Year
Status: Full Time
JobLevel: Mid Career
Company: Alaska Ship and Drydock
Contact: Ryan DeLaRosa
Address: 3801 Tongass Avenue
Ketchikan, AK 99901

Job Description
Job Purpose
The Welding Supervisor directs employees engaged in fabrication and assembly of structural metal products. Those supervised apply knowledge of layout, product design, machine function, capabilities and output, properties and strengths of metal materials, etc. Also responsible for determining material required, sequences of fabrication operations, and for scheduling and assigning work.

This is a working supervisory position. The successful candidate must also possess an advanced level of production welding.

(This is not an all inclusive list of the regular job duties. Other responsibilities within the accepted job scope will apply.)

- Perform work as a Working Supervisor
- Groove weld in all positions; flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead for up to 10 hours a day, 5 and 6 days a week
- Fit as needed
- Work with flux core wire up to 1/16th inch

Supervisory Responsibilities
Supervise 10-40 individuals, as schedule or shift determines.

Required Skills
- Ability to effectively supervise and direct the work a crew of 10 or more welders, fitters and helpers.
- Ability to communicate with management, make suggestions regarding needed changes, implement appropriate action.
- Ability to work with Human Resources as needed to address employee issues.
- Ability to use a computer and work with scheduling programs and Microsoft Office.
- Ability to pass a 3G and 4G with .052 wire, in accordance with ABS standards.
- Safely perform work in small and/or confined spaces, on ladders, and at heights of 20 feet or more
- Recognize and resolve unsafe working conditions
- Effectively communicate information and ideas in English both verbally and in writing without assistance or translation
- Produce high quality welds using FCAW, SMAW, and Sub Arc welding processes and successfully pass x-ray quality 3G and 4G Full Pen Weld tests on 3/4” plate using FCAW 1/16” wire
- Ability to subarc 5/8” square butt is a plus, but not required
- Ability to become certified in the operations and control of equipment and systems, including Forklift Operation, Overhead Crane Operation, Hi-Lift Operation, and JLG Operation
- Conduct and interpret test and inspections of products or processes to evaluate quality or performance
- Complete installation and fabrication to exceed published standards and/or project specifications
- Perform math calculations (add, subtract, divide, multiply) and use mathematics based logic to solve complex problems
- Accurately use a tape measure and other measuring devices
- Ability to effectively and safely use tools used for welding and fitting such as: Torches, Hammer, Coupling Devices, Grinder, Portable Welding Machines, Rigging Equipment, and Chain-Fall.
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