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Welder at General Dynamics


General Dynamics Lima, OH Full-Time
Responsibilities for this Position

Requisition Number: 9559

Location: Joint Systems Manufacturing Center - Lima, OH

Position Type: Full-Time Regular

Education Required: High School Diploma

Relocation Provided: Yes

Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years

Department: Stryker Hull Fabrication - L5892 (Direct)

Position Description:

Earn a $2,000.00 sign-on bonus for candidates less than 50 miles from the JSMC facility.

Earn a $5,000.00 out-of-area bonus for candidates who are 50 miles or greater from the JSMC Facility.

This UAW-represented position includes:

Operate GMAW welding equipment.

Follow prescribed welding procedures.

Ability to obtain and maintain required welding certifications to weld various metals in specific positions.

Welding to include operation of slag tool, pre-heating, air arcing, grinding, plasma cutting equipment.

Ability to fabricate large military vehicle assemblies (modify parts, verify acceptable weld joint configurations).

Must operate JIB crane, radio-controlled overhead crane, and pendant crane.

Perform pre- and/or post-operation safety checks of equipment.

Position Requirements:

Successful applicant must be U.S. Citizen at least 18 years of age.

Must obtain/maintain unescorted access to facility through vetting process administered by Department of Army Police.

Must have high school diploma or equivalent (GED).

Must satisfy weld entrance exam.

Must successfully complete pre-employment background check, medical exam, and drug screen.

Must be willing and able to obtain security clearance.

Two (2) years welding experience is preferred. Successful completion of reputable weld school test from verified weld school may be considered in lieu of 1 year experience.

May be required to certify on various metals and alloys.

Must be able and willing to obtain radio overhead crane license.

Understanding and previous experience with operator verification systems, preferred.

Must be able to obtain three (3) welding certifications (flat, horizontal, vertical) within a 6-week timeframe.

Working Conditions and Environment:

Learning and understanding the fundamentals of General Dynamics weld procedures and requirements.

Learning and understanding the function of General Dynamics Quality systems

Lifting and handling various parts (including weld wire) -- maximum of 60 lb. weight handling limit.

Climbing ladders and into and onto structures.

Walking and standing on uneven surfaces.

Bending, kneeling, standing, stooping.

Working in and around dust and fumes.

Working in areas with a high noise volume.

Welding hood is required at all times.

Depending upon departmental assignment, wearing a respirator may be required.

Using hand tools including, but not limited to sledge hammer, pry bar, large wrenches, air/gas couplings.

Operating radio-controlled crane for lifting and moving material.

Must be willing to work overtime.

Must be willing to work off shifts.

General Dynamics is a successful Fortune 100, global aerospace and defense company, with over 90,000 employees world-wide. General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, has a strong foundation of delivering core engineering and manufacturing capabilities to our clients for military vehicles. Our team is focused on continuous process and productivity improvements that reduce product costs, while increasing troop safety and effectiveness. Land Systems continues to work with the US Armed Forces and its Allies to ensure these vehicles remain survivable, relevant, flexible, affordable and capable of addressing a dynamic threat environment. General Dynamics Lands Systems provides a competitive compensation package, site specific flexible work schedules, 401(k) with Company Match; Bonus Eligibility, Employee Development Opportunities, Tuition Reimbursement, On-site Amenities, and comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance. At GDLS, we strive to be champions who drive diversity, equity and inclusion. We are committed to our values and beliefs to provide a safe space, which empowers our team members to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We welcome all diverse backgrounds and experiences, as we see the value in creating a dynamic environment of diverse culture preference. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with a disability. Candidates who require a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the application or hiring process may contact [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to Welder for assistance. Determination of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

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