Journeyman Welder in Burbank, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/17/2019

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    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Burbank, CA
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Job Description

This is a 2nd shift position.

Summary- Requires x-ray quality precision welding of company and customer products in compliance with rigid customer and engineering specifications and requirements using GTAW process.  Performs metallic arc, gas brazing, gas welding and cutting processes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Under general supervision, must be able to perform a variety of job duties including, but not limited to:

  • Shall qualify to AMS-STD-1595A and OCD #9 to 6G and 5F positions which includes but is not limited to Groups I, II, III, IV, and VI. 
  • Weld shall pass both radiographic and metallographic examinations. 
  • Must maintain always at least four current certifications.  Departmental job requirements may require more than four certifications.
  • Performs more difficult types of welding which requires extra care and attention to create weldments which must be held to precise dimensional tolerances.
  • Determines from nature of assignments, blueprints, welding manuals, and established procedures, the sequence of welding operations, tolerances and dimensional requirements.
  • Determine proper and most acceptable method of making difficult welds to facilitate welding procedures for production welding purposes.  Includes filling out procedure sheets.  Capable of recommending and suggesting proper weld tooling, fixtures and shop aids.
  • Weld formed parts where evenness of fit and smoothness of contour is critical.
  • Weld assemblies which are subjected to high pressure of stress where soundness and penetration of the weld is an important factor.
  • Weld assemblies where application of heat to surface is a prime factor and where distortion and warping must be held to a minimum to maintain dimensions and tolerances after welding.
  • Weld assemblies involving the more difficult type of welding such as:
  • Thin materials (.010" or lighter).
  • Thick materials (1.000" or thicker).
  • Thin materials to heavier materials (sometimes 10 to 1 ratio).
  • Close to edge (.050" or less) where edge may be readily burned off unless special care is taken.
  • Weld dissimilar materials to the group or groups of alloys in which he is qualified.
  • Extensive knowledge of weld symbols and weld specs.
  • Perform necessary welding for tooling, and maintenance departments.
  • Performs work operations in other fields incidental and necessary to the completion of assigned tasks.
  • Follow all Senior policies and procedure.
  • Other duties as assigned.

In addition to the above, Welders are to maintain an organized, clean and safe work area using safety standards and expectations while adhering to all quality practices. Senior is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree; or 6 months- 1 year of related experience and/ or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skills:

  • Language: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small groups situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply a general understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Mathematical Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Other Abilities: Must be able to read and interpret blueprints. Possess basic knowledge of metallurgy and metallography. Must be able to recognize improper functioning of machines and unacceptable welds. Recognizes material that has not been properly cleaned or etched. Recognizes when parts are not fit- up properly.

Tools used:

  • Helmet and hand tools required for shop welder, clamps, scales, and fixtures.

Materials used:

  • Emery cloth, cleaning solvents, welding gases, ferrous and non- ferrous metals and their alloys in the form of tube, flat or formed sheet stock, forged materials, bar stock, castings and extrusions.


  • Candidates are required to submit weld samples from three different material groups (Group IIb, IIIb, IV) for visual, radiographic and metallographic acceptance and a physical visual eye examination is required.

ITAR Compliance:

  • Access to our facility and therefore employment is restricted under the international Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/ or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents of the United States and properly licensed foreign persons.
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    Volt is an equal Opportunity Employer.