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Refugio, Texas, USA

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Job description

Our client, a major Oil and Gas company, is seeking a welder to work within their facilities located in Refugio, Texas.


As a welder you will be responsible for cutting and joining metals and other materials at facilities or construction sites, as well as operating appropriate equipment to put together mechanical structures or parts with a great deal of precision. Is essential that you are competent in using potentially dangerous equipment following all safety precautions. Your job is important as it provides the foundation for strong infrastructure, so knowledge of different kinds of metal and their properties is essential and steady hand and great attention to detail is necessary.

Your daily responsibilities will be:

  • Reading blueprints and drawings and taking or reading measurements to plan layout and procedures
  • Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
  • Setting up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)
  • Operating angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded
  • Aligning components using calipers, rulers etc. and clamp pieces
  • Welding components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead)
  • Repairing machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps
  • Testing and inspecting welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws
  • Maintaining equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety

You need to have:

  • Proven experience as welder
  • CDL
  • Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (TIG, MMA etc.)
  • Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
  • Knowledge of relative safety standards and
  • Willingness to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.)
  • Deftness and attention to detail
  • Proficient in English
  • Professional Certification (e.g. an AWS welding certificate) - will be a plus