Structural Welder

Location: Norfolk, VA
Employment Type: Contract
Posted 1 week ago

NSC Technologies is currently hiring for Structural Welders for work in Norfolk, VA. The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 2-5 years of experience as an Structural Welder   


Must be able to demonstrate ability to perform multi-pass, all position fillet and butt welds using SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding), GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding)< and FCAW (Flux Cored Arc Welding)

Knowledge of welding techniques (oxygen-acetylene, electric arc, and TIG), tools and equipment

Technical training preferred

Knowledge of and ability to use hand tools and instruments associated with the trade

Must be able to work effectively with others

Comprehend blueprints, sketches, and templates

Enter and move through manholes to reach and work in internally confined spaces

Must be a steady, reliable worker

Must be able to compared and follow simple instructions


Weld together metal components of products, as specified by layout, blueprints, diagram, work order, welding producers, or oral instructions, using electric arc-welding equipment

Prepare all material surfaces to be welded, ensuring that there is no loose or think scale, slag, rust, moisture, grease, or other foreign matter

Weld completion in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions

Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment o fuse metal segments, using processes such as gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc, resistance welding, and submerged arc welding

Manually apply filler rod to supply weld metal

Clean or degrease weld joint or work piece, using wire brush, portable grinder, or chemical bath. May repair broken or cracked parts and fill holes

Set up and operate welding equipment and select proper electrodes according to metals to be joined or as instructed

Preform grinding and joint preparation for NDT processes

Burning, washing, edge prepping using hand and automated equipment

Flux cored inner shield and dual shield welding along with oxy-acetylene torching, air-arc, weld-wire gas, stick and pipe flange

Construct or repair metal products by joining parts either manual (using a variety of welding methods including electric arc, MIG and TIG welding or oxy-acetylene welding) or by machine

Read and understand the Chemist and Competent Persons reports and determine if job sites, particularly those involving combustible material, are safe for personnel and hot work

Preforms grinding and joint preparation for NDT processes

Mark or tag material with proper job number, piece marks, and other identifying marks as required

Will be required to wear personal protective equipment – hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots/shoes and, when necessary, respirator

Other duties as assigned

Understand and act upon instructions

Work independently to complete responsibilities

Must have regular, reliable attendance 

Company Overview 

NSC is an innovative staffing firm specializing in placing qualified, skilled, technical, and professional talent in virtually any market. We are experts in creating custom staffing solutions that fit the needs of any size business. Our meticulous dedication to Quality and Safety is a testament to our success. 


NSC Technologies offers : 

• Competitive pay 

• Medical 

• Dental 

• Vision 

• 401(k) 

• Direct deposit or Global Cash Card 

• Long term job opportunities 

• Referral bonus if you qualify 

• OSHA Training 



NSC Technologies is dedicated to being the most trusted provider of innovative staffing solutions servicing the global Marine, Energy, Commercial and Industrial marketplace. We achieve long-term, meaningful relationships by exceeding customer expectations and enhancing the quality of life for our employees. NSC Technologies is committed to community service and stewardship of customer resources. 


NSC Technologies has opportunities throughout the United States. Please visit our jobs page at 

NSC Technologies is a drug-free company.  NSC is an EOE AA/M/F/V/D