Sheetmetal Fillet Welder

Date Posted:07/19/2019

Location:Newport News, VA


If you are a Sheetmetal Mechanic-Fillet Welder with shipyard experience and want to work for a wonderful company...we have the job for YOU!


United Labor Group proudly services clients all across the Nation. We have an outstanding reputation for being an industry leader in providing skilled craftsmen to projects all across the United States. We offer consistent work, competitive benefits, top pay and professionalism. Join our team TODAY!



Experience: Four years of commercial/naval sheet metal experience as a first class Sheet Metal Worker in the installation of foundations, ventilation, bulkheads, shipboard furniture and sheet metal fabrication shop work.

Required Skills:
1. Ability to comprehend complex ventilation assembly drawings, blueprints, and sketches to include weld symbols, material types, datum and reference lines.
2. Ability to comprehend fractional and decimal dimensions as with the use of a ruler.
3. Ability to layoff piece parts for fabrication and assembly.
4. Ability to assemble piece parts in accordance with specifications in a quality manner.
5. Experience working in a physically demanding environment.
6. Familiarity with OSHA regulations relative to the shipbuilding industry.
7. Experience using small hand tools (electric drills, grinders, rivet guns), and shop equipment (drill press, press break, shears etc.).
8. Carbon Steel Fillet Welding (512) Qualification: Fillet Welding– single-pass (NAVSEA Technical Publication 39074-AQ-GIB-010/248).

Optional Skills:
1. Rigger/Material Handling
2. Mobile Equipment (JLG, Scissor Lift, etc.)
3. MIG/TIG Welding.
4. Burning-Oxygen/Propane Burning Torch.

All Sheet Metal Workers will be required to pass a single-pass Fillet Welder Qualification test, using the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)(Stick) Process upon reporting for the first day of work. Test will consist of both Vertical Up (3F) and Overhead (4F) positions with a Single-pass Fillet. Each pass shall have at least one stop and start within the weld length. The Welding School will administer the following tests: A. Single-pass Fillet Weld consisting of: • One (1) hour practice • One (1) hour Vertical test • One (1) hour Overhead test Upon completion of these requirements, new leased employees will be trained and/or qualified for: 1. WS001 (FIREWATCH) 2. STDWICC (WELD INSTRUCTION CONTROL CARD) 3. WS007 (OXY FUEL HEATER) 4. WS025 (MAPP GAS TRAINING) 5. WSSRA012 (VT LEVEL 1 CERTIFIED) 6. WS030 (PREHEAT & INTERPASS TRAINING) 7. HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM AFFECTED QUALIFIED

We Offer:

  • Paid Vacation

  • Paid Holidays

  • Matching 401K program

  • Hotel assistance

  • Referral Bonuses

  • Low Cost Health Insurance for you and your family)

  • Cash Advances

  • Weekly direct deposit to your checking account or our easy and convenient rapid pay card

  • Paid $300 bonus after successful completion of all mandatory testing and/or a 30 day work period

Company Details:

ULGMarine is a skilled craft labor staffing company focused on workforce solutions for the Marine Industry from shipbuilding through repair. Our mission is simple: to build long term relationships between our clients and our employees through trust, integrity and being the best at what we do. With over 30 years' experience, our depth of knowledge and commitment to the Marine industry is surpassed by none.

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