Welder / Fabricator (Aerospace)

Job Description

Experience with MIG and TIG welding required

Essential Functions

  • Set up welding machines based on the specifications of the job

  • Read and interpret blueprints and/or drawings to determine the specific welding


  • MIG and/or TIG weld steel, aluminum and Invar 36 components based on the

    specifications of the blueprints and/or drawings

  • Repair broken or damaged parts

  • Fabricate and revise fixtures, jigs, gauges, hand applies and special tooling and


  • Keep work area clean and organized and take proper care of all equipment and facilities

  • Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency

  • Other duties as assigned by management

Required Skills, Education & Experience

  • At least 6 months of relevant work experience and/or completion of certificate program in welding from a college or technical school

  • Experience with Steel, aluminum and/or Invar 36 a plus

  • Experience with MIG and TIG welding preferred

  • Knowledge of machines and tools

  • Ability to read blueprints, drawings, calipers and tape measures

  • This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "US

    Person" as defined by 22.C.F.R. is required

  • Must have an understanding of both MIG and TIG.

  • Core Competencies

  • Problem solving - the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully

  • Interpersonal Skills - the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things

  • Oral communication - the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings

  • Written Communications - the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information

  • Planning/organizing - the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time

    efficiently and develops realistic action plans

  • Adaptability - the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events

  • Dependability - the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance

  • Safety and security - the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses office equipment and materials properly manufacturing area.

Working Conditions 


  • Typically sits for extended periods at a computer workstation

  • Must be able to see, hear, touch, feel, lift (up to 40 lbs.) and stand for short periods of


  • May access and work in the manufacturing plant

  • Will be required to stand for extended periods of time when conducting training, CI events or work cell duties

  • While performing the duties of this job, employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes and airborne particles

  • The employee may be exposed to vibration

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work

    environment is usually moderate

  • May be required to travel to other site locations during the work day

  • May be required to work OT/weekends to meet department and business demands

  • Work with safe manufacturing processes and understand that eyewear is mandatory in the manufacturing area

  • Knows that safety shoes are recommended in the manufacturing area

  • Knows the purpose and location of Material Safety Data Sheets

Company Description
START - Specialized Talent Acquisition Recruiting Team. We offer 24/7 staffing services to the Metro Detroit Area.

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