Jan 04 2019
Job Description
Welder (Honolulu, HI)


Pacific Shipyards International, LLC

Pacific Shipyards International, LLC is the place to be! We provide dry docking, welding and fabrication, machining, water jetting, sandblasting, painting, and inspection services for ships.  

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Performs welding duties using wire welding GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding), FCAW (Flux Core Arc Welding), GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding), or SMAW (Stick Welding).
  • Weld steel components with welding equipment as specified by procedures, layouts, blueprints, diagrams, work orders, or oral instructions. Welds range from simple tacks to complex welds, performed in varying positions.
  • Works includes set-up, laying out work using fixtures and guides to repair, modify, or fabricate parts and/or equipment products.
  • Operates and/or uses related equipment and tools which include forklifts, hoists, slings, grinders (portable & bench), cutting torches, hand tools, drills, punches, a tape measure, and Air Arc.
  • Keeps equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements; follow manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshoot malfunctions; call for repairs and complete the daily check sheets.
  • Reads, understands, and follows job order specifications, blueprints, work instructions, and procedures.
  • Maintains level of work performance in accordance with standards and/or job order specifications.
  • Participates in process and product development and improvement programs, teams, and focus groups.
  • Maintains a safe working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.  Keep work area clean and clean up after project completion or end of shift as appropriate.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent work experience.
  • ASW certification preferred, however, not required.
  • Large scale industrial experience.  Marine/shipyard/ship repair experience preferred, however, not required.
  • Experience with computers/electronics preferred.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Ability to work standing on a variety of surfaces including steel decks and concrete for 8-12 hours per day.
  • Ability to work overtime, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Perform work in heavy industrial/shipyard setting with exposure to heat, cold, and humidity, industrial odors, fumes, gasses, chemicals, oil, grease, smoke, dust, noise, and vibration, and involves climbing ladders and stairs, using pneumatic tools, working in cramped quarters, and working with moving machinery.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for this position, including hearing protection, safety glasses, safety boots with metatarsal guards, face shield, welding helmet, welding gloves, welding sleeves/jacket (leather or cloth), and welding apron/chaps. A respirator may also be required.
This position is represented by The International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Shipbuilders, Blacksmiths, Forgers, and Helpers, AFL-CIO and its Local Lodge 627.  Candidates must become a member of the union as a condition of employment.
  • Must be a U. S. citizen to gain access to BAE controlled work sites.
  • All candidates must submit to and pass a post-offer drug screening,and qualify for a Rapid Gate ID card (company expense) before employment begins.  Failure to complete any of these steps will result in disqualification.
  • Candidates must have access to reliable transportation to get to work and other job sites on time for start of shift.
  • Candidates must be available to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and varying shifts as required.

Department: Production
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position