Pipe Welders

Newport News, VA 23607

Post Date: 06/25/2018 Job ID: 164437 Industry: Shipyard Pay Rate: $50 Per Hour/$120 Per Diem

HKA is hiring Pipe Welder in Newport News, VA. This is a Long-term opportunity with great working conditions and great pay. This position is at a state of the art shipyard, building aircraft carriers and submarines. The yard is clean and a very safe work environment.



$50 Per Hour / $120 Per Diem



  • 5+ years of commercial/naval experience
  • Multi-pass required
  • Ability to fuse inserts and weld carbon steel, stainless steel and copper nickel pipe using the SMAW and GTAW processes
  • Ability to mirror weld using SMAW and GTAW processes
  • Heating - Oxygen/Propane Heating Torch
  • Experience working in physically demanding environments (shipboard, sub-assemblies, ladders, staging, ect.)
  • Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry
  • Ability to properly use fillet gauges, butt gauges, and a six-inch scale.  


Welding Test

  • Welders vision Test
  • Visual inspection of welds level I
  • Pre-heat and interpass
  • Fire watch CBT
  • Torch safety test and practical 


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HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

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