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Welder III - Chesapeake, VA

Chesapeake, VA, US
Job Description The Welder III works on a team supporting cabling, equipment, and C5ISR system installations. The Welder III joins, fabricates, and repairs metal and other weldable material by applying appropriate welding techniques. The Welder III must be able to supervise a small team of 5-10 lower level employees while reporting to a manager.

The Welder III performs a variety of complicated tasks including:
-Interprets specifications, drawings, blueprints, shop job orders and, process sheets
-Uses a variety of ARC and gas welding equipment to fabricate or repair products such as foundations, cable collars, cable/pipe/vent hangers, cable tubes penetrations, studs, etc.
-May perform related task such as thermal cutting (PLASMA or TORCH) and grinding
-Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field
-Assigns work to qualified personnel
-May train new shop personnel on machinery, tools and test equipment required for quality construction of products

Work is performed onboard U.S. Naval Ships and military installations requiring the ability to work in areas with drafts, noise, and temperature variation. Must be able to work in high heat spaces, climb shipyard dry dock stairs/ladders, work in kneeling position for layout of cable runs under false decking, lift up to 50 pounds with 80% of work requiring carrying, pushing, and/or pulling up to 40 pounds for majority of shift while being in a standing, crouching, or walking position. Attention to safety critical.
Required Skills -High School Diploma or equivalent and -5-7 years of Shipboard Installation/Welding experience; 8-10 years of AIT Installation experience preferred. -Must be certified in the following process: GMAW, SMAW, FCAW, and TIG. -Must have own tools of the trade and be able to pass precertification company weld test. -Employment is contingent upon successful qualification to one of the following Serco Welding Procedures, as designated by Serco, within 30 days of employment: Serco-002 (SMAW, HY100-3 position) OR Serco-017 (FCAW, Steel to HY100-3 position). Certification must be obtained in one (1) certification event to be scheduled by Serco. -Must be able to use Microsoft Project and update project plans and schedules using a computer. -Willing to work more than 40-hour work weeks. -Applicants must successfully undergo a background investigation and drug screening -This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Serco to staff it only with U.S. Citizens. -Travel may be required. Applicant must be willing to travel to various work sites such as Virginia Beach VA, Bremerton WA, Everett WA, Pearl Harbor HI, Mayport FL, and Yokosuka Japan. Active Secret Clearance desired -Military Veterans and Spouses encouraged to apply.
Employment Type Full time
Career Level Advanced Career
Job ID 52567834
Company Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. federal civilian agencies, the intelligence community, the Government of Canada, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco's people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).
Functional AreaSystems Design & Engineering
DepartmentSerco’s C5ISR business unit supports all branches of the U.S. military as they look to extend the life of critical legacy weapons systems and sensors, while seamlessly integrating these systems with the latest C5I environments. We support major transformation initiatives to deliver total situational awareness from the command center to the warfighter on the front line. We are focused on the design, systems engineering, project management, procurement, installation, training, testing, and field maintenance of these systems.
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