Metal Fitter in Burbank, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/31/2019

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  • Location:
    Burbank, CA
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  • Duration:
    72 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

From: Lorraine Rivas>
Sent: Thursday, August 08, 2019 3:46 PM
To: Rose Muradian>
Subject: RE: Alden info

Hello, it pays $16.00 hour. I believe 6:00 AM till 3:00 or 3:30 PM something in those lines. May work on Saturdays also with OT.

Thank you,

Lorraine Rivas

Human Resources Business Partner

Senior Aerospace, SSP

a division of Senior Operations LLC

2980 N. San Fernando Blvd.

Burbank, CA  91504

(818) 260-2995 Tel

Senior Aerospace SSP

Job Description

Job Title:                  Resistance Welder B

Job Code:                S0406H

Pay Grade:               4

Department:             28- Resistance Welding

Reports To:             Assembly Supervisor

FLSA Status:           Non-exempt


Spot weld and seam weld parts or products following standard procedures.  Set up machine, select proper electrodes and wheels, holders, regulate time, current and pressure.  Properly space number of spot welds or roll welding to varying conditions for proper fusion and avoid distortion and burning.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following and all other duties as assigned.  Individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.         Sets up assigned spot or seam welding machines by determining and selecting, mounting and aligning tips or wheels, adjusting machine to exert proper pressure, sets and adjusts voltage, amperage and tuning of current to obtain desired spot or specified material, where procedure has been standardized.

2.         Use blueprints to determine location of spots and to conform to blueprints.

3.         Weld to Mil. Spec. 6858 or customer specification and capable of x-ray quality.

4.         Recognizes improper functions and corrects by adjusting machine.

5.         Makes test sample piece for certification to be conducted by others before initial part is run.

6.         Intermittently refinishes electrode tips to obtain a smooth uniform spot.  May dress wheel for seam weld operations.

7.         Performs rework, repair and other associated operations in connection with the work described.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this position.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes high quality work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly; ability to multi-task; & attention to detail.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; & uses equipment and materials properly.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions and responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; & completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education and/or Experience:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.  Must have 5+ months of related experience and/or training.  The ability to read blueprints, work orders and shop drawings preferred.

Language SkillsAbility to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals required.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence required. 

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Must have the ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to solve practical problems and follow both written and verbal instructions required.

Other Skills and Abilities:  Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.  Must be able to gather and analyze information skillfully.  Must be able to develop alternative solutions.  And must be able to work well in group problem solving situations.  Must be able to use hand tools, grinding equipment, and wrenches.   Must be able to recognize improper functions of machines and unacceptable welds.  Must be able to recognize when material is not properly etched or cleaned.  Must be able to use blueprints or sketches for easily identified reference information.  Must be able to perform simple arithmetic.  Must be able to recognize when parts are not fitted properly.

Materials Worked On:  Ferrous and non-ferrous bar or tube stock, castings, forgings, extrusions, tubular stock, sheet metal and machined and/or formed parts.

Materials Worked With:   Hand tools, scales, measuring instruments, hand snips, jigs and fixtures, mandrels, dollies, check fixtures, etc.                                        

Tools Used:  Machinist hand tools, scales, precision measuring instruments such as dial indicators, surface and depth gauges, micrometers, calipers, protractors, go-no-go gauges, etc.    

Equipment Used:  Resistance weld machines and machinist power forming / cutting equipment, tack welder, heating torches, goggles, drill presses, grinding wheels, presses, hand drills, clamps, vises, and nibbling machines, etc.                                             

Physical Demands:   The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and listen. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; fine manipulation of the fingers; use of both hands;  and reach with hands and arms.  Employee is occasionally required to bend at the waist and squat.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work in an office environment

and occasionally on the production floor.  While on the production floor the employee is

occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, non-toxic fumes, airborne

particles,  vibration and noise.  Personal protective safety equipment is required whilst

on the production floor.

Personal Protective Equipment:

Safety glasses and earplugs are required at all times while on the shop floor.  Steel toed shoes are required at all times on the production floor.

Skill Training Required:

Shall have a minimum of Six (6) months Spot Welding, or related seam-welding experience.

Shall have a working knowledge of applicable weld specifications

Shall be required to demonstrate the necessary sectioning, grinding, general polishing, micro etching and reading of test samples.

Safety Training Required for Position:

General safety awareness


Lock out tag out      

Lifting techniques   

Material handling    

Machine safety        

Chemical handling 

How is Qualification Determined? 

Shall be required to set up the seam-welding machine using an existing proven schedule.

Shall be capable of making minor adjustments and cleaning electrodes at wheels when necessary.

Shall be required to space and locate welds following written and verbal instructions or in accordance with shop practices.

Shall be required to do a shear test using a spot weld schedule.

Shall be capable of using hand tools, measuring instruments, and have demonstrated the ability to read blueprints.

Shall be required to pass a written and practical examination

How Often is Re-Training / Re-Certification Required? 

Safety- Annually N/A

Skill Training-  N/A

Certifications- Required only if the person has not performed the task within a six month period.

 Annual eye examination required