Aerospace Structural Welder in Riyadh at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 11/11/2017

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Job Description

Job Summary
The Aerospace Structural Welder performs fusion welding on aircraft and ground support equipment to a qualified Welding Procedures Specification (WPS).
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Perform structural fusion welding on aerospace parts and components per the requirements of specifications as prescribed by Engineering Drawings and Work Orders. 
  • Read and understand engineering drawings and welding symbols.
  • Fabricate manufacture-welded parts from engineering drawing without direct supervision.
  • Perform fusion welding and torch brazing for ground support equipment, ensuring the procedure is completed per the requirements of the national welding and brazing codes and specifications.
  • Weld a wide variety of materials such as aluminum, magnesium, alloyed and low alloy steel, stainless steel and nickel alloy steels. 
  • Determine the sequence of welding in order to prevent or reduce the amount of warp to the weld.
  • Design and fabricate weld holding fixtures as necessary to perform individual welding projects.
  • Perform pre-heat and post weld stress relief operations, maintains weld records.
  • May perform duties as a Qualified Weld Inspector by inspecting own welds and those of less qualified welders.
  • May perform duties such as training and re-certification in the various welding processes.
  • Perform other qualified duties as requested.

Knowledge & Skills
  • Knowledge of equipment related to individual specialty codes.
  • Knowledge of military publications (including electronic manuals), drawings, blueprints, microfilm, diagrams and schematics is mandatory.
  • Knowledge of military and/or company forms required by work requirements.

Experience & Education
  • Completion of high school or equivalent and U.S. military technical school or specialized training course is desired, certification of education level is required.
  • Four (4) or more years aviation maintenance experience within the past (6) years to include repair, modification, maintenance and overhaul of equipment related to individual specialty codes.
  • Valid FAA Airframe & Power plant (A&P) license is preferred.
  • Qualification certificates for each welding standard required.
  • Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) experience with aerospace or precision fabrications desired.
  • Completion of welding training program through vocational school or apprenticeship is desired.
  • Able to work with limited guidance in a team environment.
  • Must be AWS D17.1 certified

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for extended periods throughout the day.
  • Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands.
  • Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.
  • May be required to lift heavy objects whose weight may exceed 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to type using a standard keyboard to communicate through e-mail and various software applications.
  • Will handle dirty parts and lubricants.
  • Will be required to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Must be able to pass a Respirator Physical and Fit Test qualification.
  • May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, etc.
  • Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 pounds.
  • May work in normal office environment, maintenance shop or outside.
  • Must be able to work in a shop where the environment is drafty, noisy, and dirty.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from operating equipment.
  • May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts or vehicles.


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