Hometown Marine Trades Initiative
Fincantieri Marinette Marine Corporation is interested in hiring steel trades (Welders) directly from the local high schools or those new to trade skills that are looking for a career in the marine industry. Applicants must be a high school graduate from the 2019/2020 academic school year and must be 18 years of age at time of employment.
Marinette Marine Corporation, a Fincantieri Marine Group Company, is a progressive shipyard specializing in building ships for the United States Coast Guard and United States Navy, as well as commercial vessels. We currently have an opportunity for entry level Welders at our Marinette, Wisconsin location.
Responsibilities will include:
Welds or tack welds metal parts together, using spot welding gun or hand, electric, or gas welding equipment. Connects hoses from torch to tanks of oxygen and fuel gas, and turns valves to release mixture. Ignites torch and regulates flow of gas and air to obtain desired temperature, size, and color of flame. Preheats work pieces preparatory to welding or bending, using torch. Examines work piece for defects and measures work piece with straightedge or template to ensure conformance with specifications. Climbs ladders or works on scaffolds to assemble structures. Signals crane operator to move large work pieces. Dismantles metal assemblies or cuts scrap metal, using thermal-cutting equipment such as flame-cutting torch or plasma-arc equipment. Positions and secures parts, using hoist, crane, wire and banding machine, or hand tools. Selects, positions, and secures torch, cutting tips, or welding rod, according to type, thickness, area, and desired temperature of metal. Guides and directs flame or electrodes on or across work piece to straighten, bend, melt, or build up metal. Fuses parts together, seals tension points, and adds metal to build up parts.
Candidates are required to have a high school diploma or equivalent. Marinette Marine will hone the student’s welding skills, train them to read and comprehend blue prints, work at heights and in confined spaces. Candidates must also be able to read a tape measure, pressure gauge, level, and square, and be able to work all three (3) shifts and work in inclement weather. Must be US Person.
Marinette Marine offers competitive pay with benefits in a growth-oriented environment. Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply. APPLY ONLINE.
Fincantieri Marinette Marine is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and promotes a Drug Free Work Environment. Minorities, Women, Veterans and Disabled are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.