Electric Boat

  • Pipe Welder

    Requisition ID
    US-RI-North Kingstown
    Piping Trades
    Remaining Openings
    Post End
    1st, 2nd, 3rd
  • Overview

    Have you ever wanted to be part of something that truly matters?

    Do you have a desire to help our Military?

    Are you someone who takes pride in their work?


    At General Dynamics Electric Boat - We deliver the advantage that protects Our Sailors, Our Families, and Our Freedom!

    Applying for a position with General Dynamics Electric Boat means you are a purpose driven collaborator that will be devoted to our mission of providing the United States Navy with the most superior nuclear submarines in the world. We consider all highly motivated applicants that strive to reach their fullest potential. Joining our team means you become part of a 100 year legacy of dedicated Americans that have left their mark on the continued freedom of this great country. We welcome you the opportunity to leave yours!


    General Dynamics Etho’s & Corporate Responsibility

    • Commitment to Ethics
    • Commitment to Employees
    • Supporting Service Members
    • Supporting Communities

    Environmental Responsibility

    Job Description

    Pipe Welders perform welding functions on all submarine piping systems materials, including bi-metallic welds in all positions according to weld procedures using GTAW. 

    • Welds include butts, sockets, boss roots, weldolets and fillets
    • Consumes an E.B. insert to form the root pass of a butt weld, performs  X magnification visual inspection of pipe welds, and weld repair of excavated areas of pipe welds
    • May operate automatic TIG fixed head and orbital automatic welding equipment
    • Performs a visual inspection of finished welds according to (SSP 3.11)

    This position is located in North Kingstown, RI

    Education/ Experience

    Entry level position:

    • Welding experience or training is required
    • Pipe welding training and/or experience utilizing the TIG (GTAW) welding process is preferred
    • TIG welding training or experience is preferred
    • Military/Navy related experience is preferred
    • High School Diploma/GED preferred; additional preference given for Vocational, Technical and Community Colleges or Apprentice programs
    • Must pass an Electric Boat socket and X-Ray butt test and SSP 3.11 test per training requirements
    • Some lifting will be required; candidates must be able to work in horizontal, vertical and overhead positions



    • Applicant must apply for a DoD security clearance as a condition of employment
    • Must possess basic mathematical, communication and interpersonal skills
    • Must be able to read and interpret welding and shipyard procedures, structural drawings, technical manuals, test documents and diagrams desired
    • Must be able to work all shifts, at heights, confined spaces (in-tank welding) and extreme temperature conditions (cold, heat) as required
    • Applicant will be required to work in a collaborative and team environment and meet organizational goals
    • Individuals are required to possess their own basic hand tools



    Physical Qualifications

    Climbing, Color Vision, Crawling, Heavy Lifting, Kneeling, Light Lifting, Medium Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Stooping, Twisting

    Environmental Attributes

    Acids or Alkalis, Cold, Dry, Dusty, Fumes, Hot, Inside, Noise, Oily, Wet


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