Welder (Southpoint, OH)

Job details


  • $18 - $20 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekends as needed
  • Night shift


South Point, OH 45680


Pulled from the full job description
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description


Welder (1st and 2nd shifts available) performs numerous activities required in repair, maintenance, and rebuilding of marine boats and barges. Welder works 8-hour shifts in groups of 1 to 6 people depending upon job requirements and performing welding activities in all positions, climbing ladders and scaffolds, lifting heavy equipment including chain hoists and large wrenches from floor to waist to overhead, swinging 16 lb. sledge hammers in awkward positions, and performing gripping activities with both hands in utilization of cutting, burning, and welding activities. Welder must possess the ability to work in awkward positions and function in a shipyard environment which includes extreme weather temperatures and air pollutants produced with welding, burning, blasting, and painting.

Welder Essential Functions:

  • Occasional lift/carry propeller wrenches 68 lbs to 120 lbs.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying 3 to 5 ton chain falls weighing 60 to 80 lbs 100+ ft.
  • Occasional lifting 3 to 5 ton chain falls overhead from a step ladder with the aid of another employee.
  • Swinging of 16lb sledge hammer repetitively to tighten and loosen large nuts.
  • Crawling on hands and knees 100+ ft.
  • Lying on your back on creepers pushing the creeper 100+ ft with working in confined spaces down to 18” in height.
  • Climbing in and out of round manholes with inside diameter of 18 inches and work in internally confined spaces.
  • Performing work duties in awkward positions for extended lengths of time.
  • Pulling chain hoists with repetitive pull down forces of 60 to 80 lbs.
  • Traverse gangways and scaffolding at varying heights; negotiate uneven heights between dock and vessel; and negotiate uneven surfaces.
  • Frequent standing and walking on awkward, slick, and uneven surfaces.
  • Frequent bending, stooping, twisting, kneeling, and working in awkward positions.
  • Frequent balancing on uneven surfaces.
  • Comprehend blueprints, sketches and templates.
  • Manipulate and operate all machines and tools essential to the performance of the position of Welder such as:

Sledge Hammer

Welding Leads

Oxygen/Acetylene gauges

Welding Hood

Welding Rods

Cutting Torch

Leaf Break

Welder Gloves

Air Tools

Bench Grinders


Socket Sets



Cherry Picker


Hand Tools

Welding Machines

Hand Grinders

Chain Hoist


  • Maneuver around 30" obstructions and 24" frames;
  • Ascend and work at heights of up to 40 feet.


Reasonable accommodation or disability assistance in submitting applications, please email jobline@mcginnisinc.com

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 1 year


  • Day shift
  • Evening shift

Weekly day range:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Work setting:

  • Outdoor work

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Application Question(s):

  • Do you live within 60 miles of South Point, OH?
  • What is the best phone number where you can be reached?


  • Vertical and Overhead Welding: 1 year (Required)
  • 60/10: 1 year (Required)
  • 70/18: 1 year (Required)
  • Welding: 2 years (Required)


  • Welding Certification (Preferred)
  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Required)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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