AECOM Fitter/Code Welder III in Waller, Texas

United States of America - Texas, Waller

Job Summary

JW Williams, an AECOM Company is seeking Fitters / Code Welders for our fabrication shop in Waller, TX for either Day shift or Night-shift.

This job family lays out, fits, and fabricates metal components to assemble structural forms, such as machinery frames, bridge parts, and pressure vessels, using knowledge of welding techniques, metallurgy, and engineering requirements.

Position Description or Typical Responsibilities:

  • Read specifications or blueprints to determine the locations, quantities, or sizes of materials required.

  • Bolt aligned structural steel members in position for permanent riveting, bolting, or welding into place.

  • Fasten structural steel members to hoist cables, using chains, cables, or rope.

  • Hoist steel beams, girders, or columns into place, using cranes or signaling hoisting equipment operators to lift and position structural steel members.

  • Cut, bend, or weld steel pieces, using metal shears, torches, or welding equipment.

  • Force steel components into final positions, using turnbuckles, crowbars, jacks, or hand tools.

  • Pull, push, or pry steel components into approximate positions for bolting into place.

  • Unload and position prefabricated steel units for hoisting as needed.

  • Assemble hoisting equipment or rigging, such as cables, pulleys, or hooks, to move heavy equipment or

  • materials.

  • Fabricate metal parts, such as steel frames, columns, beams, or girders, according to blueprints or instructions from supervisors.

  • Dismantle structures or equipment.

  • Ride on girders or other structural steel members to position them or use rope to guide them into position.

  • Welding of separators, glycol absorbers, piping large and heavy wall vessels and flow coils. Must be able to perform quality x-ray welds on a consistent basis.

  • Welding low pressure products such as heaters, reboilers, glycol coolers, liquid accumulators, building skids and natural draft combustors

  • Lays out, positions, and secures parts and assemblies according to specifications, using straightedge, combination square, calipers, and ruler

  • Tack-welds or welds components and assemblies, using electric, gas, arc, or other welding equipment

  • Cuts workpiece, using powered saws, hand shears, or chipping knife

  • Melts lead bar, wire, or scrap to add lead to joint or to extrude melted scrap into reusable form

  • Installs or repairs equipment, such as lead pipes, valves, floors, and tank linings

  • Observes tests on welded surfaces, such as hydrostatic, x-ray, and dimension tolerance to evaluate weld quality and conformance to specifications

  • Inspects grooves, angles, or gap allowances, using micrometer, caliper, and precision measuring instruments

  • Removes rough spots from workpiece, using portable grinder, hand file, or scraper

  • Welds components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions

  • Single hand welding

  • Pipe Fitting

Knowledge Skills or Abilities:

  • Attention to detail and ability to make clean lines and cuts when welding

  • Read and interpret blueprints; understand how the final product should look

  • Identify flaws in welds or structural imperfections in the metal

  • Determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job

  • Conduct tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance

  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed

  • Knowledge of the properties and characteristics of metals used for cutting, welding and forming objects and of various welding fluxes and rods.

  • Knowledge of safety precautions related to occupational hazards, procedures and practices of the trade.

  • Skilled in identifying the proper power and hand tools in the safest possible manner and various equipment.

Minimum Requirements

Education:

  • Technical training preferred but not required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience laying out, cutting holes for nozzles and fitting.

  • Minimum of 3 years of plate welding experience on ASME pressure vessels.

  • Ability to pass 100% x-ray weld test with FCAW and GMAW

Advanced Mathematics Skills.

  • Advanced Knowledge of welding symbols, Advanced Fitting Skills and Advanced blueprint reading skills.

  • Ability to work with complicated welding tools like ox-fuel, plasma, mag-drills, etc.

  • Proficient with torches and plasmas. Must be able to read and use a tape measure.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Weld 100% UT, and SAW

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • Must be able to clear a weld assessment screening.

  • Relocation and per diem support are not available for this position.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • Ability to work a day or night-shift, Monday-Friday 10 hour days, up to 60 hours per week and occasionally on weekends.

  • Shift differential of $3/ hour for night shift

  • Due to the inherent dangers associated with construction activities, including performance of activities in or around confined spaces, operating equipment as well as Welder specific duties such as the ability to read, analyze and understand engineering drawings, blueprints, specifications, sketches, work orders, and material safety data sheets to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations; candidates must possess the ability to read, comprehend, and communicate in English. The necessity of this requirement will ensure that all employees fully understand safety-related instructions/postings (i.e.; Project Rules & Regulations, Job Hazard Analyses, etc.), verbal communications and emergency announcements, and project-related communications with all employees. This requirement does not restrict casual/unrelated project conversation in languages other than English.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Craft/Trade

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198215BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.