McGinnis, Inc.
South Point, Ohio Cincinnati, Ohio

Please Read carefully Applicant/Employee Acknowledgement:

By my signature below I acknowledge that I have read and understood the essential requirements and qualifications required for this job as outlined in this document. I understand by my signature below that I am testifying, to the best of my knowledge, that I currently possess the physical and mental capacities to perform all essential job junctions of this job safely as described in this McNational functional job description for Welder. I know of no reasons why, either with or without a reasonable accommodation, I would be unable to perform the essential functions described above. I further understand that I am not officially considered for hire until I pass a drug screen.

Upon passing the drug screen, I understand that I will be offered a conditional hire. As a conditional hire, and prior to final job placement, I understand that I must demonstrate the abilities to pass a physical examination and demonstrate physical and functional abilities to safely perform the essential tasks of this job. I acknowledge that I understand and accept that McNational reserves the right to withdraw this conditional job offer if I fail to pass any of these tests that are designed to ensure my safety and the safety of others. I further understand that intentional false representations of my abilities, qualifications, or medical history provided prior to or after conditional offer is given, can result in the withdrawal of a job offer or termination of employment if hired.


How to Apply

Please call:

Tracy Arthur-Stricklin, Human Resources Manager





General Description:

Unless otherwise defined by applicable law, any employment relationship with this organization is of an “at-will” nature, which means that the Employee any resign at any time and the Employer may discharge Employee at any time with or without cause or notice.
Welders perform numerous activities required in repair, maintenance, and rebuilding of marine boats and barges. They work 8 hour shifts in groups of 1 to 6 people depending upon job requirements and performing welding activities in all positions, climbing ladders and scaffolds, lifting heavy equipment including chain hoists and large wrenches from floor to waist to overhead, swinging 16lb sledge hammers in awkward positions, and performing gripping activities with both hands in utilization of cutting, burning, and welding activities. They must possess the ability to work in awkward positions and function in a shipyard environment which includes extreme weather temperatures and air pollutants produced with welding, burning, blasting, and painting.

Essential Functions:

Occasional lift/carry propeller wrenches 68 lbs to 120 lbs.
Occasional lifting/carrying 3 to 5 ton chain falls weighing 60 to 80 lbs 100+ ft.
Occasional lifting 3 to 5 ton chain falls overhead from a step ladder with the aid of another employee.
Swinging of 16lb sledge hammer repetitively to tighten and loosen large nuts.
Crawling on hands and knees 100+ ft.
Lying on your back on creepers pushing the creeper 100+ ft with working in confined spaces down to 18” in height.
Climbing in and out of round manholes with inside diameter of 18 inches and work in internally confined spaces.
Performing work duties in awkward positions for extended lengths of time.
Pulling chain hoists with repetitive pull down forces of 60 to 80 lbs.
Traverse gangways and scaffolding at varying heights; negotiate uneven heights between dock and vessel; and negotiate uneven surfaces.
Frequent standing and walking on awkward, slick, and uneven surfaces.
Frequent bending, stooping, twisting, kneeling, and working in awkward positions.
Frequent balancing on uneven surfaces.
Comprehend blueprints, sketches and templates.
Manipulate and operate all machines and tools essential to the performance of the position of Welder such as:
Sledge Hammer Welding Leads Oxygen/Acetylene gauges Welding Hood Welding Rods Cutting Torch Leaf Break Welder Gloves
Air Tools Bench Grinders Forklift Socket Sets
Vices Micrometers Cherry Picker Calipers
Hand Tools Welding Machines Hand Grinders Chain Hoist
Maneuver around 30″ obstructions and 24″ frames;
Ascend and work at heights of up to 40 feet.

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