Welder - Entry Level

    • Job Tracking ID: 513002-709885
    • Job Location: Virginia Beach, VA
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 11/01/2019
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: 01/06/2020
    • FLSA Status*: Non Exempt
    • Job Level: Entry
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
    • Clearance Type: Secret
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Job Description

Continental Tide is seeking motivated, energetic entry-level candidates interested in the dynamic environment of U.S. Navy Ship repair. Candidates must possess a technical school certificate, and the ability to secure a Security Credential. Desired applicants possess experience with SMAW and FCAW methods, as well as a strong work ethic, dedication, and aspiration to excel.

A willingness to travel, strong communication skills and the ability to work in teams is a must.

In return, we will provide a competitive wage, day light working hours, full benefits package and an investment in your career development by providing you with the technical skills you will need in order to be successful in your career. Candidates would be required to relocate to Continental Tide’s Virginia Beach, VA location.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Must possess an associate’s degree or technical certificate in electro-mechanical or mechatronics technology or program.
  • Perform welding processes to repair, modify and install various pipes, structures, foundations and fittings associated with shipboard hydraulic, pneumatic and water systems.
  • Fabricate and install fixtures and jigs required for welding process alignments. Interpret blueprints, specifications, diagrams or schematics to determine appropriate welding process.
  • Inspect completed welds to determine structural soundness and adherence to NAVSEA, ABS & AWS standards. Installs or repairs equipment, such as pipes, valves, floors and tank linings.
  • Possess basic welder's tools.

Experience and Skills

Experience and Skills:

  • Must possess an associates or technical school degree
  • Ability to read and interpret AutoCad drawings is preferred.
  • Must have or have the ability to obtain a SECRET clearance
  • Must have the ability to obtain base access and security credentials
  • Ability to lift, carry and transport heavy equipment and boxes. The exact weight requirements will be determined by the specific job, but no less than 30 lbs.
  • Ability to work on and climb ladders, work in extreme temperature environments, aboard ships, in shipyards, under industrial conditions and in confined spaces.
  • A willingness to travel, strong communication skills and the ability to work in teams is a must.
  • Due to export control regulations, this role is open to U.S. citizens only.

Job Benefits

We offer competitive wages in salaried and hourly positions, educational opportunities, competitive employee benefit options, and a 401(k)-retirement plan with company match. We are always looking for top-talent and we look forward to new-thinkers and team-players joining our company!