Turning Basin Labs

Journeyman Welder

Bay Ship & Yacht - Alameda, CA

Why apply through Turning Basin Labs (TBL)?

Why we recruit for and support Bay Ship:

  • Diverse employee base
  • Committed to worker training

About the Journeyman Welder opportunity

Bay Ship & Yacht (BSY) is actively seeking welders and shipfitters of all experience levels to perform repair work and new fabrication of structures. If you have welding/shipfitting experience and a desire to build or continue your career through training and innovation, we are the right fit for you! We are currently looking for candidates for the following positions:


  • 5 years recent welding & fitting experience (within the Marine industry is preferred)
  • Verifiable certification in welding methods FCAW and or SMAW of ½”-1” CS steel plate
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings/blueprints
  • Ability to take accurate readings/measurements for fitting tasks
  • Ability to lift up to 70lbs and move equipment
  • Reliable transportation and availability to work overtime as requested
  • Personal hand tools required to work within the craft
  • Candidates must pass a skill test involving FCAW, SMAW methods to be considered for hire. When scheduled, a candidate must bring the following personal tools for the testing process: a welding hood, stinger-electrode holder, gloves, slag-chipping hammer, wire brush, and grinder.
  • All new hires must provide identification to verify eligibility to work in the U.S., pass a pre-employment medical exam which includes a drug screening and physical abilities assessment.

Work Environment: a Welder/Shipfitter is a production worker that will be working in an indoor/outdoor industrial environment where work is performed at elevated heights, in confined spaces, may be subject to loud noises and fluctuating or extreme weather conditions.

Bay Ship offer an excellent benefit package, including a 401(k) plan with profit sharing component, paid time off & holidays as well as health, dental & life insurance.

Equal Employment Opportunities at TBL

TBL is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all roles.

Posted On: Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Compensation: $25/hour+

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