Student Veterans of America Jobs

Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

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Robinson Construction Traveling Structural Welder in Destrehan, Louisiana

Structural Welder


  • Reads and interprets project plans, blueprints and other written instructions and diagrams to perform task at hand.

  • Performs Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) based on project needs.

  • Field install welds, including duct work, light fixtures, vents, fans, metal sheeting and other parts.

  • Selects proper fillers for jobs based on previous experience or project instructions.

  • Coordinates with field labor crew for efficient installations.

  • Conserves resources whenever possible to ensure budgetary integrity and client satisfaction.

  • De-burs and grinds metal as necessary to achieve proper surface texture.

  • Takes personal responsibility for fostering a safe workplace by following safety policies and procedures.


  • May train or supervise others in job duties.

  • May perform a variety of duties including those of other positions.


  • High school diploma or GED preferred.

  • Three or more years of Journeyman Welding experience required; ability to Shielded Metal Arc Weld (STICK/ARC) and/or Flux Cored Arc Welding (FLUX) preferred.

  • Industrial machine licenses (such as a forklift license) preferred.

  • Current OSHA 10 or MSHA Certification preferred.

  • TWIC card preferred.


  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings, or other industrial structures.

  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and construction industrial equipment.

  • Skill in the standard use of tools and equipment of the profession.

  • Ability to work successfully as a team and independently with moderate supervision.

  • Ability to understand and follow directions.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.

  • Ability to visualize a layout by looking at plans and prints.

  • Ability to comprehend and trouble-shoot mechanical systems.


  • Coordinate eye-hand movements with control and precision.

  • Use hands and fingers fully; reach for, manipulate and feel objects; stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl.

  • See and hear well (either naturally or with correction).

  • Lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

  • Stoop, lay, bend or squat for long periods of time.


  • May be exposed to fumes, dust or other airborne particles.

  • May be exposed to loud noises.

  • Position regularly works near moving mechanical parts and vibrating machinery.

  • May be exposed to extreme outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity or cold and wet conditions.

  • May be exposed to hazardous chemicals or waste.


  • Travel will be required. Must be willing to travel and work from project sites on a nationwide basis for long periods of time.

  • Overtime will be required.

  • Shiftwork may be required.

  • Holiday and weekend work may be required.


    Must possess and bring hand tools to each job site such as:

    Hammers, Chipping Tools, Grinders, Welding Hood, Welding Gloves, Stingers, Clamps, Pliers and Brushes.

    Robinson Construction is a Design-Build General Contractor specializing in the completion of process-intense manufacturing facilities throughout the United States. Our clients include heavy industrial, manufacturing; food grade processing plants, chemical and processing; power and renewable energy; healthcare facilities, and mining industries, as well as federal, state, and municipal agencies.

    Robinson Construction is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We will provide equal opportunity to all applicants and prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or veteran status. Applicants are treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance.