A Welder assigned to work on a Hydraulic Suction Dredge engages in maintenance and repair activities, including the removal and installation of various structures, equipment and work pieces, the fabrication of structures, and the repair of machinery. When not busy with welding projects, will also perform other activities such as assisting a Deckhand. Will repair, service and maintain hydraulic dredging equipment; repair cables; remove and replace the teeth on the cutterhead; and utilize various hand and power tools when drilling, cutting, or burning various materials in the course of fabricating work pieces. A Welder will encounter various situations where he/she may be required to crawl under, around, over and through spaces to weld certain structures or repair equipment. Therefore the Welder must be agile and able to work in confined areas to effectively perform the work tasks required of a Welder. May occasionally lift work pieces and fabricated items weighing between 51 to 75 lbs. and occasionally carry items weighing 31 to 50 lbs.