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Welder - Requires TWIC Card (TANCO Engineering, Inc.)
Ref No.: 15-01722
Location: El Segundo, California
Erection and repair of API 650 storage tanks. Tanks are made of steel plates which are welded together in the field.
Essential Functions of the Job
  • Experience with goats preferred
  • It is required that all employees read and exhibit understanding of the TANCO Safety Manual. This is essential for the safety of every employee working.
  • Welders must have the skill to handle the placement of steel plates and weldments with the aid of equipment such as cranes, winch trucks, tuggers, tractors, and hand tools such as pry bars, cable or chain, come-a-longs, bull pins and key plates. Welder must be able to hang and fit the shell plates. Welders will assist in clean-up.
  • Welders must be able to weld shell plate junctures, both vertical and horizontal, to the high standards necessary to pass radiographic inspection as required in API 650 and 653. Welders must be able to pass tests as described under specific customer requirements.
  • Welders must have the skill to use oxygen-acetylene cutting equipment. All welders must be able to climb vertical ladders safely and work on tank shell scaffolding. Under some circumstances, the height may be 40 to 50 feet.
  • All welders must be able to install tank shell scaffolding. The brackets are placed on lugs welded to the tank shell. The brackets are physically lifted onto the lugs and the boards are lifted onto the brackets. Boards weigh about 60 lbs. and brackets about 40 lbs.
  • All welders must have the ability to operate power tools such as 9 grinder, pneumatic buster, chipping hammer, vacuum box and drill.
  • Welder may be required to wear "self-contained breathing apparatus . Facial hair and glasses must not interfere with the seal area of respiratory equipment.
  • Welder will typically work as part of a field crew. Welder must be able to work cooperatively and effectively with field supervisors and other crew members.
No per-diem for this position
TWIC card required
Prefer experience with goats

ControlID: 14.234.89 SHR