Tradesmen International, Inc. Marine Structural Welder in VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia


$27.50 / $120

Tradesmen International is proud to employ America’s best marine-dedicated craftsmen. If you are a marine-experienced craftsman who emphasizes safety, productivity and superior craftsmanship, we want you to join our team.

We are recognized internationally as a leading source for reliable, skilled craftsmen with thousands of employees serving the world’s best shipyards and yacht builders. With hundreds of active partners, we have plenty of great shipyard employment opportunities.

We offer consistent work, top pay, benefits, and safety training to our employees. If you are a Marine Structural Welder and want to be a part of the nation’s elite marine skilled workforce, this is your chance to advance your career.



Four years of commercial/naval experience as a first class Welder.

Required Skills:

  1. Multi-pass. All position fillet and butt welds using the following processes: SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding),

GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding), FCAW (Flux Cored Arc Welding) and GMAW-P (Pulse Arc Welding).

  1. Heating - Oxygen/Propane Heating Torch.

  2. Experience working in a physically demanding environment (shipboard, sub-assemblies, ladders, staging, etc.).

  3. Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry.

  4. Air Carbon Arc Gouging.

  5. Ability to properly use fillet and butt weld gauges.

Welding Qualification:

All Welders will be required to pass all position, Multi-pass Butt Weld, Welder Qualification Tests prior to reporting for

the first day of productive work. These tests will be in accordance with MIL-STD-248D Paragraph 5.3.3 and the


  1. All position (Horizontal (2G), Vertical (3G), and Overhead (4G)) SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) process.

  2. All position (Horizontal (2G), Vertical (3G), and Overhead (4G)) FCAW (Flux Core Arc Welding) process.

  3. Horizontal (2G) position GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) process.

  4. Air Carbon Arc Gouging proficiency test.

The Welding School will administer the following tests:

  1. All Welding Qualification Tests in “A” (6 hours), “B” (12 hours), “C” (4 hours) above.

  2. Visual Inspection of Welds Level I (4 hours).

  3. Welders Vision Test (5 minutes).

  4. Air Carbon Arc Gouging Proficiency Test (1 hour).

Prior to performing work at Newport News all Welders must successfully pass, without training, the above tests at the

Newport News welding school.

Applicants must submit to a 7 year background check and hair follicle screening.

Company Details

Tradesmen International, America’s elite skilled labor force, is seeking experienced Marine Structural Welders to join our team. We are recognized internationally as a leading source for reliable, skilled structural welders with thousands of employees across North America. With more than 5,000 active clients we have a plenty of great opportunities for skilled marine structural welders that want to be the best in their field. We offer consistent work, top pay, benefits, and employment opportunities in most major markets throughout North America.

In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with us.

  • Vacation Pay

  • Health insurance

  • Dental and vision plan

  • Prescription drug plan

  • Life insurance

  • Short-term disability

  • 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan

  • Incentive programs

  • Tool purchase programs

Tradesmen International is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Recruiter Name

George Holden



Req ID 2018-166914IN

Category Marine Trades - Welder

Travel Yes

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