Structural Welder – Travel Job

TACOMA, Washington
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TACOMA, Washington

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PeopleReady is currently hiring for Structural Welders to perform repair work on commercial fishing boats in Tacoma WA.



  • Port of Tacoma, WA
  • $26.00 - $28.00 for Local Candidates
  • Overtime - 60 hrs/week
  • $26 + $150 PD for Travelers

Job Description

  • Performing ship repair welding on deck plating, bulkheads, and foundations
  • Welding work to be performed in main and/or auxiliary spaces, engine rooms, berthing, galleys, tanks, and shop as needed<
  • Applies basic welding processes to join, surface, fabricate, or repair parts of metal or other weldable materials.
  • Applies appropriate welding processes to join, surface, fabricate, or repair parts of metal or other weldable materials.
  • Works from blueprints, engineering sketches, charts or work orders.
  • Lays out and marks points on parts or subassemblies using rule, square, scribe or templates.
  • Positions pieces to be welded into jigs, holding fixtures, guides and steps using
  • May inspect completed work for conformance to specifications.
  • Experience in SMAW/STICK, GMAW/MIG, FCAW/FLUX,

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum 3 years experience aboard a ship or in shipyard environment for journeyman
  • Willing to undergo background check and drug screen
  • Own basic weld PPE to include leathers, shield and/or hood
  • Must pass visual (VT), magnetic particle (MT), liquid penetrate (LPT), and or/radiographic inspections (RT)

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.