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Welder Job in Lima, Ohio US


General Dynamics Land Systems - Lima, OH

Posted: 7/23/2020 - Expires: 8/31/2020

Job ID: 219092936

Job Description

Position Description:

  • Operate GMAW welding equipment.
  • Follow prescribed welding procedures.
  • Obtain required welding certifications to weld various metals in specific positions.
  • Welding to include operation of slag tool, pre-heating, air arching, 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, pendant crane.
  • Perform pre and/or post operation and safety checks of equipment.


Position Requirements:

  • Successful applicant must be U.S. Citizen willing and able to obtain / maintain a security clearance.
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Must satisfy weld entrance exam.
  • Must satisfy skills test- including vision, audio, respirator clearance, physical.
  • Two (2) years welding experience is preferred.
  • May be required to certify on various metals and alloys.
  • May be required 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) -- minimum of 60 lb. weight handling limit.
  • Climbing ladders and into and onto structures.
  • Potential for 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.
  • Overtime and off-shift work may be required.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Attained Certificate of equivalency for a HS degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
Licenses / Certifications:
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Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 4
Workplace Documentation: 4