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.

Basic Requirements
  • Commitment to work safely and follow all safety policies and procedures
  • Complete a pre-employment physical examination and drug screen
  • Transportation to and from jobsite
  • Willingness to work a rotating shift schedule
  • TWIC card is required
  • Any USCG licenses, Merchant Mariner Documents, Crane Operator Training Certificates, AB Endorsements, and Engineer Licenses necessary for position
Application Process
  • Complete application on-line.
  • Upload resume (optional) and a copy of USCG License, Merchant Mariner Document, STCW certificate, or TWIC card if applicable to position.
  • Great Lakes will only contact applicants who are invited to participate further in the selection process. Please do not contact Human Resources regarding the status of the position or your application.

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company is an equal opportunity employer.

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