Welder – Kodiak, AK, US


Welder – Kodiak, AK, US


Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: Kodiak, AK, US

NIKA is hiring for a Welder for a base operations support services contract at the US Coast Guard Base in Kodiak, AK!

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to operate and manage their real property. Our operations management, engineering, and project management services provide our customers with the value and expertise to ensure operational readiness for complex and mission-critical facilities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operating a welding machine and is comfortable with both manual and automated welding processes.
  • Fabricate and assemble components to exact specifications.
  • Use hand tools, machines, and power tools to perform job duties.
  • Read blueprints and schematics to plan work activities.
  • Adjust to changes in work site conditions.
  • Follow all applicable safety procedures.
  • Attend and participate in company training sessions.
  • Keep welding equipment in working order.
  • Operate welding equipment with a high degree of skill.
  • Always use personal protective equipment.
  • Plan ahead to ensure that all work is completed on time.

Required Skills:

  • Layout, fit, and/or fabrication experience highly desired.
  • Ability to read and interpret shop prints and welding procedures.
  • Experience with shop equipment; i.e.: Bandsaw, Ironworker, Brake, Shear, Overhead crane, etc.
  • Ability to pass a background and drug screening.

NIKA provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, NIKA takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.