Chesapeake/Newport News

Aluminum TIG Welders

Prefer DBIDS eligible

Will be welding carbon steel, stainless steel & copper nickel pipe.

Pay Rate:

  • TBD (usually $20 per hour up to $27 per hour depending on experience)
  • Shifts to be discussed

Job duties include but not limited to:

  • Must have tig, mig, and stick combo
  • Skills in the fabrication, joining and repairing of various metal objects
  • Plan, layout, assemble, install, and repair sheet metal parts, equipment and products utilizing knowledge of working characteristics of metallic and non-metallic materials
  • Use hand tools, power tools, machines and equipment
  • Read and interpret blueprints, sketches, or product specifications to determine sequence and methods of fabricating, assembling and installing metal products
  • Select gauges, types and quantities of materials according to product specification
  • Shape metal material over anvil, blocks or other forms using heat and hand tools
  • Responsible for keeping work area, machines, and equipment safe, clean, and in good working order
  • Cut, grind, smooth and polish surfaces using hand tools and power tools
  • Apply knowledge of mathematics and layout techniques to develop and trace patterns of products or parts
  • Ability to gain various types of certifications and maintain appropriate qualification
  • 4 years of experience
  • Expected to test for x-ray.
  • Be knowledgeable with the 5xxx Process
  • Experience with welding with Welding Aluminum


  • Must have in depth knowledge and experience in brazing, welding of pipe, and in gas tungsten inert arc welding (TIG/GTAW).
  • Must have experience in installation, maintenance, and repair of high energy piping systems onboard marine vessels.
  • Able to perform pipe welding requirements to 6G standards, weld in and out of position on various pipe configurations using shielded metal arc (SMAW/Stick) and gas tungsten inert arc (GTAW/TIG) welding processes.
  • Able to read and interpret blueprints.

Company Information

Tidewater Staffing Offers:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Full-Time Employment
  • Insurance Benefits
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Temp-to-Hire Job Opportunities
  • Free Training Programs
  • Direct Deposit | Money Network Cards
Tidewater Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

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