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Boilermaker Helper 1
McDermott Corporation | Westlake, Ohio
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Boilermaker Helper - Level I

Entry level preferably some heavy industrial experience (recognized craft training programs may be substituted for experience) - Able to perform some support tasks with close supervision/direction and support.

Assists the skilled craftsperson in the performance of their craft duties by performing supportive type chores as directed by their craftsperson.

A Boilermaker helper primarily assists the journey Boilermaker on all work activities. Can and often perform journey tasks, contingent on the level of experience and directions from the journey craftsperson. Helpers are required to assist in staging materials and necessary tools to execute each work activity, and will assist in the layout and measuring of materials for installation.

Normally makes sure gasket and bolting materials are relocated to the scaffolding or platform where the craftsperson will perform the work. Helpers are also required to assist welders (where applicable) pulling welding led to the work location from the machine and adjust machine as necessary per welders directions. Often is required to perform runner/expeditor functions with the crew or for the craftsperson as well as running down the Foreman or GF to answer questions or provide additional information. is responsible for retrieving all necessary tools from the tool room on a daily basis to support the days specific activity.

Work environment: Normal work environment will be shop or field which will require exposure to outdoor weather conditions, loud noise, working near moving mechanical parts, electrical energy, construction equipment, vibration, fumes, chemicals and airborne particles.

Communication Skills: Ability to effectively verbally communicate directions from craft supervisors, and respond to questions from managers and fellow workers.

Mathematical skills: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

Physical demands: refer to Physical Demands section/manual

Other: Must supply own tools appropriate for basic tasks

Company Overview:

McDermott is a premier, fully integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. For more than a century, customers have trusted McDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutions-from the wellhead to the storage tank-to transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today.

About McDermott Corporation

McDermott International, Inc. (MII) is an engineering and construction company with specialty manufacturing and service capabilities. MII provides a variety of products and services to customers in the energy and power industries, including utilities and other power generators, and national oil companies, and the United States Government. MII is the parent company of the McDermott group of companies, including J. Ray McDermott, S.A. (JRMSA) and The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W). The Company operates in three business segments: Offshore Oil and Gas Construction, Government Operations and Power Generation Systems. On December 31, 2008, the Company's Government Operations segment completed its acquisition of Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc., a provider of specialty nuclear fuels and related services. (Source: 10-K)

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