Combo Welder – Shipfitter (PDX)


ULG Staffing, a subsidiary of NSC, has openings for Journeyman Combo Welder / Shipfitters with a client located in Portland OR. Candidates must have great attention to detail, excellent attendance.


$24 / $140 Per Diem available for those who qualify.


Welding Required Experience

  • 5 Years’ welding experience in a shipyard setting
  • Must have Aluminum & Stainless experience
  • Must have MIG & TIG welding experience
  • Must be proficient at welding Carbon Steel to Carbon Steel
  • Must be proficient at welding Carbon Steel to Stainless Steel
  • Must be proficient at welding Stainless Steel to Stainless Steel


Testing requirements

  • 101TM FCAW 3 Position 1” plate weld test (X-ray)
  • Able to pass client 248 Steel Standards training class


Ship Fitter Requirements

  • Assures that tank/compartment has an updated safe for hot work ticket and that requirements of the ticket have been met. (Example: ventilation, lighting, safety equipment, etc.)
  • Assures that conditions of the tank/compartment have not changed since the ticket was written. (Example: fuel run back, unsafe working conditions, etc.)
  • Assures that any other safety issues are complied with that relate to the specific job being accomplished. (Example: special staging, face shields for grinding, protective clothing for hot work related jobs, breathing apparatus with correct cartridges, etc.)
  • Assures that you are trained or qualified for the work you are assigned to do. (Example: JLG, forklift, welding, brazing, special electrical/mechanical repairs and etc.)
  • Assures that you and personnel working under your direction are working safely and as productively as possible maintaining quality control at all times.
  • Assures that the job site is left in a safe and clean condition prior to departure.
  • Assures that personnel have work package and the necessary drawings, technical manuals or specifications required for them to adequately accomplish their work assignments.


Additional requirements

  • OSHA 10 Maritime Card
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Drug Free Worksite
  • NAVSEA experience a plus














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