Job Details


Waco, Texas




Job Description

  • Perform a variety of tasks in production assembly operations on electronic and/or mechanical assembly and sub-assemblies.
  • Work from diagrams and drawings and uses hand and/or power tools, jigs and saws.
  • Shall qualify to weld in accordance with the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Process (TIG) primarily on Aluminum, Mild and Stainless Steel (titanium on rare occasions).
  • Capable of qualifying and welding in accordance with company standards, and for: Non-flight hardware, tooling, ground support equipment and related non-conventional aerospace parts shall be designed and welded per AWS D1.1 (not for thicknesses under 1/8”) or AWS D1.3 (thicknesses equal to or less than 3/16”) for steel and AWS D1.2 for aluminum.
  • In addition, AWS D1.3 is only used for steels with a yield strength ≤80 ksi. 
  • Aerospace parts shall be designed and welded per AWS D17.1. Testing must be X-ray verified.
  • Analyzes engineering drawings and specifications to plan layout, fit up, and welding operations of structures.
  • Skilled in the use of measuring tools or instruments, as provided and appropriate, to assure accuracy in dimensions of work in process. 
  • Able to work for sustained periods of time in the standing position. 
  • Capable of reading, comprehending and complying with Work Instruction Process Sheets and Blueprints.
  • Must have a working knowledge of welding equipment controls for both processing and safety
  • ∙Able to effectively utilize fixtures, jigs, and clamps, as provided for effective positioning and holding of parts to be welded.
  • Ability to work without close supervision.
  • Ability to run machine shop equipment (CNC and/or Manual Mills, Lathes, ETC) a plus.

Candidate Requirements:

  • High School plus 4 years experience welding aluminum and/or steel in a manufacturing environment in accordance to Military Standards or similar standards. Experience may be a combination of work experience and schooling.
  • Must have knowledge of basic Math (add, subtract, multiply, and divide).
  • Must be able to read and comprehend written material, including blueprints, drawings and work instructions.
  • Must have work history with mechanical assembly.
  • Must be able to understand and follow verbal instructions.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and carry up to 25 lbs.
  • Requires bending, stooping, twisting, turning, and pushing/pulling of heavy parts and occasional work in confined areas.
  • Must be able to pass vision testing to Jaeger 1, with or without corrective lenses.
  • NDT Level II VT a plus, but not necessary.
  • Records of WPQRs shall be submitted.
  • Must have experience in the following fusion welding processes:

    a. Oxy-Acetylene Welding (OAW).

    b. Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW).

    c. Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW).

    d. Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW).

    e. Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW).

  • Must be able to achieve and maintain security clearance.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment background, drug, & medical screening; subject to FAA requirements and random substance abuse screening.



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