Aviation Welder

Website GE Aviation

Aviation Welder Job Highlights

Title Aviation Welder
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Quality Assurance, Distribution, and Manufacturing
Location Springdale, OH, United States
Company GE Aviation

Company Profile

GE Aviation is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components, and integrated systems for commercial, military, business, and general aviation aircraft.

Job Profile

The company is seeking an aviation welder to join its team for various aviation projects.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants may be required a High School Diploma or GED.

Work Experience

  • 5 years or more verified GTAW experience (1 point)
  • 10 years or more verified GTAW experience (3 points)
  • Base alloys, aluminum alloys, and titanium alloys. (4 points)
  • Experience with fluorescent dye penetrant. (1 point)
  • Previously held weld certification(s) in corrosive resistant and heat resistant ferrous alloys, nickel-base alloys, cobalt
  • Previous welding and fabrication experience on aircraft hardware. (3 points)
  • Weld schooling certificate (1 point)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to use files, bench grinders, and various hand and power tools, etc. to restore areas repaired to required dimensions
  • Experience (and/or schooling) in various types of welding and fabrication.
  • Experience fabricating, repairing, or re-working using processes listed above; use of argon chambers and gas back-ups.
  • Experience operating material handling and lifting devices, including the ability to obtain a forklift license as required
  • Experience reading various measuring instruments, including calipers and micrometers
  • Experience working from prints, sketches, planning or verbal instructions, and weld a variety of parts and assemblies.
  • Minimum of 3 years GTAW welding experience (verifiable)
  • Must be able to pass welding skills demonstration, written test, and hands-on benching test
  • Must certify within 8 hours per base material group as required and periodic certification thereafter
  • Proficiency in the fabrication of heat sinks and related items for performing individual weld operations


  • Ability to bench, planish, peen, roll, forge, stretch/shrink to restore the dimensional and structural integrity on various engine hardware.
  • Achieve certification on required processes.
  • Direct or train others and perform related duties as required.
  • Fabricate heat sinks and related items to perform individual weld operations.
  • Fabricate, repair or rework using all required welding and cutting processes which may include manual arc processes (GTAW, GMAW, SMAW, TIG) semi-automated weld processes (GTAW, PAW, LW, EBW,), machine weld processes (RSW, Dabber,) and oxyacetylene welding.
  • In addition, may use oxyacetylene cutting, plasma cutting, flame brazing/soldering, TIG brazing, and arc brazing. Use argon chambers and gas back-ups.
  • Interact with engineers with the design of tooling and repair process on repair development projects.
  • Perform fluorescent dye penetrant as required, maintain associated paperwork, work to required levels of quality and efficiency.
  • Perform layout, set-up, and weld on a variety of aircraft engine component parts and assemblies.
  • Use all types of measuring instruments.
  • Using a file, bench grinders, hand grinders, etc., to perform welding preparation, defect removal, and manual dimensional restoration.
  • Working from planning or verbal instructions, prints, or sketches.


  • GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.

Employer’s Statement

GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Note: GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

To apply for this job please visit jobs.gecareers.com.

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