Pipe Welders

Newport News, VA 23607

Posted: 03/22/2019 Industry: Shipyard Job Number: 168769 Pay Rate: $50 Per Hour/$120 Per Diem (if eligible)
  • 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. 
  • Fuse inserts and weld carbon steel, stainless steel and copper nickel pipe using the SMAW and GTAW processes
  • Mirror weld using SMAW and GTAW processes
  • Heating - Oxygen/Propane Heating Torch
  • Welding Test-must pass

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







  • 5+ years of commercial/naval experience
  • Multi-pass required
  • Experience working in physically demanding environments (shipboard, sub-assemblies, ladders, staging, ect.)
  • Ability to properly use fillet gauges, butt gauges, and a six-inch scale.   


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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