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Welders in the oil and gas industry operate welding equipment to fuse metals using various cutting, gouging and welding processes on pipelines, rigs, plants and facilities. They perform a variety of duties on the job site, including working on pipeline systems, derrick and pump jack repair, installations, and shutting in or closing off a producing well. Some common welding job titles in the oil and gas industry include B Pressure Welder A B pressure welder is certified to perform welding on a boiler, pressure vessel, pressure piping system or fitting. They join or sever metals used in the construction of beams, piping, and other metal components, and weld parts, tools, machines and equipment used in the oil and gas industry. Drilling Platform Welder Drilling platform welders work on an oil platform, which is a large structure with facilities to drill wells to extract and process oil and natural gas. The platform may be fixed to the ocean floor, may be an artificial island, or may be made to float. Pipeline Arc Welder Pipeline arc welders perform a type of welding that uses two large metal alligator clips to create an electric arc between an electrode and the base material to melt and fuse the metals at the welding point. Arc welding is the most common type of welding. Rig Welder Rig welders perform the routine repairs on an oil rig, and also build new metalwork as required. Rig welders may be permanently located on an oil rig, or may be flown in when repairs need to be made or a project needs to be finished quickly.
Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering)

Experience: 4-6


Design | Production | Quality | Weld Shop
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