Welder- Oil and Gas Industry (Prefabrication Dept.)

Gas Field Specialists    Shinglehouse, PA
Job Description

Gas Field Specialists, Inc. is an independent gas service company with offices located in New York and Pennsylvania. Exemplary customer relationships drive our growth and prosperity. GFS is committed to working safely, having pride and integrity in all aspects of our work, and respecting all coworkers and customers. By doing so, GOAL ZERO becomes attainable. The honesty, intelligence and commitment of our people are vital to GFS s mission. We share pride in the Company and respect each individual s contribution at every level.


Provide a variety of routine and complex welding services in support of Gas Field Specialists, Inc., working in the prefabrication department.


  • Piping fit-ups of various piping systems and configurations. • Cuts/torches and welds metal surfaces or pipe using various types of welding equipment. • Provides quality welding on socket weld pipe joints from¼ O.D. to 2 IPS and butt weld pipe joints from 1-1/2 IPS to 42 IPS. • Welds processes will be performed on various materials in the shop as well as in the field. • Welds are performed on a wide variety of materials/ ferrous and non-ferrous utilizing an even wider range of welding processes, Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and Flux cored Arc Welding (FCAW) . • Performs welding in all positions with 6010, 7018 and 8010 welding rods. • Performs welding of 12 branch tee with 6010, 7018 and 8010 welding rods. • Operates electric welding apparatus to fabricate metal objects. • Repairs broken or damaged metal objects as required in the maintenance and construction of high pressure natural gas pipeline facilities. • Fabricates complicated piping and assemblies, high pressure regular and meter hookups, and compressor station piping utilizing blueprints, plans, and specifications. • Welds pipelines and fabricate drips, meter runs, etc. • Operates various hand tools and associated shop equipment; prepare records and reports. • Makes minor repairs to equipment used in the performance of assigned duties, keeping the equipment in safe and proper working condition. • May direct other employees in the performance of assigned duties. • Performs other duties as required in higher or lower classifications.

  • One (1) to two (2) years of experience using construction tools and equipment including air hammer, concrete saw, patent scaffolding, trench digging equipment, etc. • Working knowledge of Oil and Gas Industry. • Detail orientated with strong organizational skills. • Working knowledge of Oil and Gas Industry. • Ability to keep company proprietary information confidential.
  • GMAW and FCAW experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite) and above average math skills. • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work successfully with a wide variety of people at different levels within the organization.

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. • Associate s degree or completion of a technical trade school in AutoCAD, drafting or related field, plus at least three years of related work experience. • Combination of education, experience and training may be substituted for these requirements. • 3-5 years experience in construction or oil & gas industries. • Experience with pipeline welding highly preferred.

  • Must qualify and maintain Welding Qualification Card API 1104 • Written aptitude test, hands-on welding test API 1104 • Must be able to pass a 6g weld test. • Must be able to pass a 12 branch tee test.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk, stoop, or kneel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles, and is occasionally exposed to extreme heat or cold, or temperatures consistent with outdoor weather.

Organizational Relationships Department: Fabrication, Construction, Production, or as Assigned

Reports to: Supervisor

Supervises: N/A Disclaimer

The above statements are only intended to represent the essential job functions and general nature of the work being performed and are not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or the work environment change.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 08:47:35 GMT

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