General Electric Aerospace TIG Welder - 2nd shift in Jacksonville, Florida
Job Description Summary
Jacksonville Products …think outside the engine. As a Welder at our GE Jacksonville site, you will prep and TIG weld various small components. This role requires 3 years TIG welding experience in the Aerospace/Aircraft industry.
At GE Aerospace, we have a relentless dedication to the future of safe and sustainable flight and the same dedication to the talented GE colleagues that make it happen. Working at GE Aerospace means that you are bringing your unique perspective, innovative spirit, drive, and curiosity to a collaborative and diverse team.
Career Growth: GE isn’t just a great place to start your career—it’s a great place to expand and grow your career. Many entry-level employees grow into leadership roles in operations or other parts of the business. There are also opportunities to continue your career at GE in Jacksonville or across the globe
Benefits: Our range of benefits includes health care starting on day one, 401 (k) savings plans with generous employer match, paid time off and more
Education Assistance: GE encourages employees to continue their education and provides financial support to further employee learning
Work environment: Jacksonville site is unique; we manufacture electronic component parts in addition to having a Repair & Overhaul shop for GE Engines. Our climate-controlled site has 27 different nationalities, and 9 active employee resource groups.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Weld various parts/components using different metals such as carbon steel, stainless steel, nickel-based alloys and aluminum
Perform manual and/or automated TIG welding process on sheet metal and/or small diameter tubular parts
Set up welding machine and make adjustments according to work instructions/weld schedule
Prep parts for welding using work instructions, blueprints/drawings, etc.
Work to tight tolerances to meet dimensional requirements of product prior to and after welding using part specific methods, fixtures, and gages
In addition, you will:
Work with ME/Weld Engineers to solve any weld related issues
Acquire certifications and perform special process inspections such as weld/macro, solder, dimensional and leak test operations
Perform various other duties in the department as needed such as media blasting, prepping, drilling and disassembly of product, etc.
Work flexible hours/overtime as needed
Actively participate in a teaming environment that uses lean and 5S practices to improve products and processes
Basic computer skills
Basic math skills
Basic written and verbal communications skills
Pass Weld Certifications per NADCAP requirements
Read and interpret blueprints, drawings, specs, etc.
Proficient mechanical aptitude and use of various hand tools and visual aids including measuring devices such as calipers, dial indicators and/or borescopes
Ability to frequently lift, carry, push and/or pull up to 25 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodations
High School diploma or GED
Subject to random drug and alcohol testing in accordance with DOT and FAA regulations as required
Technical/Vocational training in TIG welding and/or 3 years TIG welding experience
Desired Characteristics :
Excellent attendance history
Ability to produce error free products
Strives to meet or exceed job requirements
Degree/certificate in Weld Technology/Metallurgy
Aerospace/Aircraft welding background
This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights_10_20.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