Marine Welder Trainee - 2 Openings!

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NC Department of Transportation
Raleigh, NC, United States

Phone: 919.707.4436
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Marine Welder Trainee - 2 Openings!


Manns Harbor, NC 


$33,000 - $41,300

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How to Apply
You MUST apply online at by May 5, 2022 at Midnight EST to be considered.
This posting is for 2 openings and your application will be considered for both of them!
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The Challenge
We are looking for 2 Marine Welder Trainees to join our Ferry team in our shipyard in Manns Harbor.  As a trainee, you will be hired at $33,000 with a salary increase every 6 months for 2 years as you successfully complete all trainee steps.  At the end of your training period, your salary will be $41,300.
In this role you will:
  • Weld vessels in the Ferry Division to permanently fuse metal parts of machinery and equipment.
  • Examine parent metals and alloys to determine strength, properties, and amount of heat to be applied.
  • Perform close tolerance welding and weld in a variety of positions.
What You Bring
  • Ability to perform close tolerance welding and welding in overhead, flat, horizontal, and vertical positions.
  • Strong enough to move heavy objects and bend and stoop while confined in small spaces.
  • Ability to follow verbal/written communication and directions.
  • You will be tested for:
    • Basic Welding skills
    • Drugs
    • Fit-For-Duty fitness
    • Cardiopulmonary function/respirator fit
Education & Experience
  • High school/GED diploma, and
  • 2+ years experience in acetylene or electric arc welding; or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Call me: Catherine Peele at 252.423.5125.
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