Offers “General Electric”

40 days agoGeneral Electric

Welder (Structures) 2nd Shift

  • USA
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:


Perform layout, set-up and weld on a variety of aircraft engine component parts and assemblies.

  • Working from planning or verbal instructions, prints or sketches.
  • Fabricate, repair or rework using all required welding and cutting processes which may include manual arc processes (GTAW, GMAW, SMAW, TIG) semi-automated weld processes (GTAW, PAW, LW, EBW,), machine weld processes (RSW, Dabber,) and oxyacetylene welding.
  • In addition, may use oxyacetylene cutting, plasma cutting, flame brazing/soldering, TIG brazing and arc brazing. Use argon chambers and gas back-ups.
  • Fabricate heat sinks and related items to perform individual weld operations.
  • Using file, bench grinders, hand grinders, etc., to perform welding preparation, defect removal and manual dimensional restoration.
  • Achieve certification on required processes.
  • Ability to bench, planish, peen, roll, forge, stretch/shrink to restore dimensional and structural integrity on various engine hardware.
  • Use all types of measuring instruments.
  • Perform fluorescent dye penetrant as required, maintain associated paperwork, work to required levels of quality and efficiency.
  • Direct or train others and perform related duties as required.
  • Interact with engineers with the design of tooling and repair process on repair development projects.


  • Experience (and/or schooling) in various types of welding and fabrication.
  • Experience working from prints, sketches, planning or verbal instructions, and weld a variety of parts and assemblies.
  • Experience fabricating, repairing or re-working using processes listed above; use of argon chambers and gas back-ups.
  • Proficiency in the fabrication of heat sinks and related items for performing individual weld operations
  • Experience reading various measuring instruments, including calipers and micrometers
  • Must certify within 8 hours per base material group as required and periodic certification thereafter
  • Demonstrated ability to use files, bench grinders, and various hand and power tools, etc. to restore areas repaired to required dimensions
  • Must be able to pass welding skills demonstration, written test and hands on benching test
  • Minimum of 3 years GTAW welding experience (verifiable)
  • Experience operating material handling and lifting devices, including ability to obtain forklift license as required.


  • Experience with fluorescent dye penetrant. (1 point)
  • Weld schooling certificate (1 point)
  • Previous welding and fabrication experience on aircraft hardware. (3 points)
  • Previous held weld certification(s) in: corrosive resistant and heat resistant ferrous alloys, nickel base alloys, cobalt
  • base alloys, aluminum alloys, and titanium alloys. (4 points)
  • Five years or more verified GTAW experience (1 points)
  • Ten years or more verified GTAW experience (3 points)

Additional Job Description

Additional Information

Compensation Grade


This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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