Tank Builder in Louisiana, Norco, United States

Job Overview:

McDermott's Fabrication Services group is searching for  Tank Builders in the Norco, LA area. The Tank Builder assembles, analyzes for defects, and repairs boilers, tanks, vats and pressure vessels, boiler auxiliaries and ancillaries according to blueprints specifications, using power tools and hand tools.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Locates and marks reference points for columns or plates on foundation, sing master straight edge, squares, transit and measuring tape and applying knowledge of geometry
  • Attaches rigging or signals crane operator to lift components to specified position
  • Aligns structures or plates sections to assemble boiler frame, tanks or vats sing plumb bobs, levels, wedges, dogs or turnbuckles
  • Hammers, flame-cuts, files grinds irregular edges of sections or structural parts to facilitate fitting edges together
  • Bolts or arc-welds structures and sections together
  • Positions drums and headers into supports or bolts or welds supports to frame
  • Aligns water tubes, connects and expands ends to drums and headers using tube expander
  • Bolts or welds casing sections, uptakes, stacks, baffles and such fabricated parts as chutes, air heaters, fan stands, feeding tube, cat walks, ladders, coal hoppers and safety hatch to frame using wrenches
  • Performs minor maintenance or cleaning activities with tools and equipment
  • Installs manholes, handholds, valves, gauges and feed water connection in drums to complete assembly of water tube boilers
  • Signals crane operator in lifting parts to specific positions
  • Assists in testing assembled vessels by pumping water or gas under specified pressure into vessels and observing instruments for evidence of leakage
  • Repairs boilers or tanks in field by unbolting or flame cutting defective sections or tubes, straightening plates using torch or jacks, installing new tubes, fitting and welding new sections and replacing worn lugs on bolts
  • May fasten and caulk sections of vessels, using pneumatic fasteners and caulking hammers
  • May line firebox with refractory brick and blocks
  • May fabricate parts such as, stacks, uptakes, and chutes to adapt boiler to premises in which it is installed
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules
  • Performs other duties as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Work at heights without fear
  • Typically 3 years and above documented field experience in chosen craft discipline with ability to read and interpret instructions and document, plan and perform work activities independently
  • Certified Journeyman -Requires attainment of NCCER certifications written and/or practical
  • Compare and see differences in the size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects
  • Visualize objects in three dimensions from plans and drawings
  • Make decisions based on measurable criteria
  • Apply shop mathematics to solve problems
  • Flame cutting and knowledge of torch use

Physical Requirements:

NP=Not Present, O=Occasionally (0-33%), F=Frequently (34-66%), C=Constantly (67-100%)

Standing

70%

Walking

20%

Sitting

10%

Pushing

NP

Pulling

NP

Climbing

F

Balancing

F

Bending

Stooping

O

Kneeling

O

Crouching

O

Crawling

NP

Reaching

C

Handling

C

Fingering

F

Feeling

Vision

Hearing

Lifting (lbs)

Carrying (lbs)

0-10

0-10

10-25

10-25

25-50

25-50

Company Overview:

McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. For more than a century, customers have trusted McDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutionsfrom the wellhead to the storage tankto transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today.

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