Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services

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Component Repair and Overhaul Welder Technician

Position: Welder                                                                                              

Employee Type : Full Time                                                                               Leads Others: No

Required Education: American Welding Association Certification                     Required Experience: 2 years  

Travel Required: As Needed


What you will do:

Repair, fabricate, and manufacture aircraft components, tooling, equipment, and maintenance stands using a variety of welding processes in accordance with regulations and procedures issued by Airborne, manufacturers, federal and state rules; perform other duties as assigned. This position reports to one of the production supervisors.

What you need:

  • High school diploma OR GED
  • American Welding Society certification
  • 2 years experience and demonstrated proficiency in MIG, TIG, torch brazing and acetylene welding
  • Demonstrated ability to read & understand Engineering drawings and welding symbols
  • Basic understanding of FAA regulations pertaining to CFR Part 145 repair station operations
  • Must provide tools

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Ability to twist, bend, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl & climb and sustain those positions for an extended period of time
  • Ability to work at heights up to 60 feet
  • Ability to work with arms raised above head and perform repetitive tasks and motions
  • Ability to fit in tight places
  • Ability to work in confined spaces with respiratory equipment
  • Ability to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions
  • Ability to precisely manipulate hand tools in a variety of situations

Preferred Skills:

  • Prior AWS D17.1 experience
  • Airframe and/or Powerplant license
  • Prior Experience at an FAR Part 145 repair station or military equivalent
  • Prior hands-on experience in a Component Repair & Overhaul, Heavy Maintenance or Line Maintenance environment
  • Prior hands-on welding experience in a heavy maintenance environment




Attention Existing AMES Employees

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