Northrop Grumman WELDER B in Sunnyvale, California
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PRIMARY FUNCTION: Set up and weld various types, sizes and shapes of materials and standard fabrications utilizing the full range of welding processes in all positions, requiring extreme care to produce a quality joint where methods, sequences and tooling have been established.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT: GMAW (Gas Metal Arc), FCAW (Flux Core Arc) GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc), SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding), burning equipment, regulators, induction heaters, welding positioners, fixtures, slag gun, grinder, crane, ladder, scaffold; hand truck, forklift, safety glasses, face shield, gloves, hammer, punch, square, chalk line.
MATERIAL: Ferrous and nonferrous metals and their alloys, plate, structural shapes, castings and weldments, Oxygen, acetylene and inert gases, flux, welding wire and rods, etc.
DIRECTION OF OTHERS:
Direct Welder Trainee assigned to help in the type, size and location of weld required
And direct Filer Chippers and Chippers assigned to help.
THE FOLLOWING ARE THE USUAL MAJOR JOB DUTIES BUT THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT PRECLUDE THE PERFORMANCE OF OTHER DUTIES BY THE INCUMBENT, NOR THE QUESTION BEING RAISED ON THE PROPER RATE OF PAY FOR THE ASSIGNMENT.
Receive work assignment from supervision.
Read and follow safety regulations and procedures and MI package including drawings, change notices, operation sheets, specifications and work authorizations.
Lay out and mark or scribe reference lines on parts, strong back and positioner and assemble standard fabrications where sequences have been established and locate parts in positioning fixtures for welding. Trim parts to fit using burning equipment. Brace weldment to retain proper size and shape during welding.
Set up equipment by setting amperage, voltage, pressures, feeds and speeds within limits specified and obtaining specified electrode.
Preheat and maintain temperature of work as specified.
Operate welding equipment to deposit single and multiple layers of weld in all positions where extreme care must be exercised to produce a quality joint with uniform penetration that will withstand nondestructive testing arid machining to exacting tolerances. Clean weld between passes.
Repair weld all visual defects, voids and incomplete welds, Remove runoff tabs and clean up ends of weld joints. .
Identify weld areas with personal identification stamp.
Maintain tools, equipment and work area in a clean and orderly condition and maintain equipment by replacing wire reels, straighteners, conduits, liners, guide tubes, tips, flow meters, nozzles, gas, etc.
Sign off operations completed and obtain first piece and final inspection signoff on operation sheets as required.
Check work for conformance to specifications.
Make proper time charge entries and record data as required.
Identify parts in accordance with method specified.
Maintain in effect certification for welding ferrous and nonferrous metals and alloys and take and acceptably pass periodic working tests.
Perform other work of equal or lower classification as required.
This is a Union Represented position.
3+ years of on-the-job welding experience in manufacturing environment
Ability to work First, Second or Third shift
High School Diploma /GED
Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a security clearance
5 or more years of journeymen welding experience in manufacturing environment
Related experience in SAW (Submerged Arc Welding) or NDT inspection welding
Current active secret clearance Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Job Category : Manufacturing and Production