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General Electric Aerospace Welder (3rd Shift) in Dayton, Ohio

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Welds together metal components as specified by layout, blueprints, diagrams, or manufacturing operations sheet (MOS), using electric arc-welding equipment.

  • Obtains specified electrode and inserts into portable holder or threads consumable electrode wire through portable welding gun.

  • Connects cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and pulse as specified. Starts power supply to produce electric current.

  • Strikes arc which generates heat to melt and deposit metal from electrode to workpiece and join edges of workpiece.

  • Manually guides electrode or gun along weld line, maintaining length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from color of metal, sound of weld, and size of molten puddle.

  • Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions.

  • Examines weld for bead size and other specifications.

  • Manually applies filler rod to supply weld metal. Cleans weld joint or workpiece. Prepares rework parts for welding.

  • Chips off excess weld, slag, splatter using hand scraper or power chipper.

  • Positions or clamps workpieces together or assembles them in a jig or fixture.

  • May tack assemblies together.

  • Required to pass certification standards test and eye examination.

  • Complies with and supports all GE policies and GE Aviation procedures as listed in the site handbook or other company or functional related documents.

  • Cleans weld joint or work piece

  • Welds in flat, horizontal, vertical, or overhead positions

  • Welds together metal components as specified by layout, blueprints, diagrams, or manufacturing operations sheet (MOS), using electric arc-welding equipment.

  • Guides electrode along weld joint, manually or semi-automatically

  • Manually applies filler rod to supply weld metal

  • Positions or clamps work pieces together or assembles them in a jig or fixture

  • Examines weld for bead size and other specifications

Job Requirements:

  • Mathematical Development: Able to subtract, multiply and divide fractions, decimals and whole numbers

  • Reasoning Development:Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral or graphic form

  • Able to apply learning and experience to deal with variables within specifications

  • Language Development:Able to read safety rules in the use and maintenance of shop equipment.

  • Able to read related technical material and apply principles to daily operations (this includes reading and interpreting blueprints).

  • Able to accurately read and complete forms

  • Teaming: Accepts and gives constructive criticism

  • Certification: Annual eye examination required thereafter

  • eQual requirements must be maintained

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a TIG welding training course (formal or informal program) or previous experience as a TIG welder

  • Successful completion of the Unison-Dayton TIG welding test

  • Excellent attendance and punctuality history

  • Able to complete the Elano welding vision test

  • Able to read blueprints

  • Produces error free products

  • Accurately completes paperwork

  • Available to work scheduled hours.

  • Shift premium would be paid

  • Will be shared with all welders in the cell as possible

  • Will be as temporary as possible, sometimes the customer demand is met within a few shifts.

  • Able to lift up to approximately 25 pounds. May occasionally lift 50 pounds (with assistance).

Desired Characteristics

  • Able to calculate algebraic variables and formulas and have a basic understanding of trigonometry (i.e., sine, cosine, and tangent formulas)

  • Excellent attendance and punctuality history

  • Makes decisions based on experience and available data

  • Strives to meet or exceed job requirements

  • Accepts and gives constructive criticism

Working Conditions:

  • Able to work in an area where there is moderate noise intensity (85 to 8-9 dBa).

  • Able to work in an area where, due to normal machining operations there may be dust, fumes, or smoke (not over OSHA Permissible Exposure Levels (PEL)).

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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