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DATE ADDED: Thu 11/10/2018

Vessel Welder

Tyler, USA


Job Description

A vessel welder at VME is responsible for welding vessels with stick, mig, flux core and sub arc processes.

Essential Functions     

  • Follow all work instructions given by the Production Supervisor and/or QC Inspector
  • Use work order travelers to clock into specific job functions
  • Making welds that pass visual inspection, x-ray or other nondestructive testing that is required
  • Making sure the material is square and level when welding and before the vessel is moved from rolls from completion
  • Practice and participate in Lean Manufacturing initiatives
  • Perform all work in a safe manner in accordance to VME safety policies and procedures
  • Actively promote and personally observe all company policies, employee handbook, safety and security procedures
  • Comply with company work schedule, including but not limited to overtime, evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary
  • Comply with company timekeeping policy


  • Able to pass welding test per ASME code requirements
  • Able to operate overhead crane
  • Able to use critical thinking to solve problems
  • Able to read and understand fabrication drawings
  • Able to work well with others
  • Able to speak, read and write English
  • Basic math

Success Factors

  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability  
  • Concern for Others
  • Self-Control
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Independence
  • Initiative

Working Conditions

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk, talk, or hear
  • Use hands and fingers to handle or operate objects, tools, or controls
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • The employee must frequently climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Able to lift 50-100lbs
  • Work in outdoor conditions and work near moving parts in high, precarious places
  • Occasionally exposed to wet, humid conditions, ambient air, temperature extremes, fume or airborne particles, traffic, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock and vibration
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but sometimes high

Preferred Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 5 years of welding experience
  • Vessel welding/fitting experience
  • At least one year of experience in a manufacturing or similar work environment

Role: Vessel Welder
Job Type:
Location: Tyler,

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