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Master Welder

Job ID JR100865 Date posted 02/09/2024

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Under minimum supervision works on various materials from prints, sketches or verbal instructions.
• Sets up and welds, cuts, brazes, pours lead, metal sprays and performs similar or related operations on jobs which require the application of individual ingenuity in solving problems of method, or results required, where previous standards of operation have not been established.
• Performs layout, preparation, setup, measurement, assembly, installation, and may retain equipment as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• High School or GED.
• Must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience welding.
• Must be able qualify and maintain qualifications in accordance with ASME B&PV and AWS Structural codes using the GTAW process on stainless steel and aluminum.
• Must be proficient with GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, SMAW, and OFC.

Other Requirements:
• Must meet the medical requirements of the “Job Assessment Form".
• Must have a telephone and must provide the number to BNL for callout and contact purposes.
• Must possess written and verbal skills.
• Must be capable of following written instruction procedures, work orders, and similar documents.
• Must possess the writing skills to sufficiently complete work orders and other required documents.
• Must be able to communicate verbally with customers, fellow workers, and supervisors.
• Must have had a verifiable “acceptable leave record” in prior employment.
• Must be able to complete all the requirements of the Job Training Assessment.

Environmental, Health, and Safety Considerations:
• Standing, bending and lifting
• Ability to do heavy lifting > 30 lbs.
• Ability to do moderate lifting < 30 lbs.
• Ability to work in confined spaces
• Ability to climb fixed and portable ladders
• Work outdoors/cold environments
• Work in warm environments
• Moving machinery
• Use of powered and air operated hand-tools
• Use of respirator and other related safety equipment
• Physical coordination dexterity and balance
• Some rigging & hoisting
• Operates industrial fork trucks and fixed cranes
• Ability to wear proper PPE such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and hearing protection

Additional Job Description

The Lab’s placement policy is to select the best qualified candidate for an available position. With respect to Bargaining Unit positions, candidates are considered in the following order: (1) present benefits-eligible employees within the department/division and/or appropriate bargaining unit, with preference for those within the immediate work group; (2) present benefits-eligible employees within the Laboratory; and (3) outside applicants. Brookhaven Laboratory is committed to providing fair, equitable and competitive compensation. The full salary range for this position is $41.40 per hour.

Brookhaven employees are subject to restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Programs, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1A. You will be asked to disclose any such participation at the time of hire for review by Brookhaven. The full text of the Order may be found at:

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