Journeyman Welder

Website L3Harris Technologies

Welder Journeyman Job Highlights

Title Journeyman Welder
Type Full Time (2nd shift)
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Chatsworth Lake Manor, CA, United States
Company L3Harris Technologies

Company Profile

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea, and cyber domains.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Journeyman Welder who will be responsible for welding various metals of Company products, fixtures, test stands, industrial structures, tooling and related equipment, components, and product parts by using available welding processes including manual fusion welding and by mechanized or automated processes, including laser, in-place-tube, robotic welding, plastic welding and torch brazing to do longitudinal and circumferential welding of assemblies.

Cutting various metals by oxyacetylene and plasma arc, plasma spray welding, and plasma welding.

Responsible for setup, and that the weldments meet the external and internal requirements of the applicable weld specification.

Education Level

  • High School Graduate or Equivalent (preferred)

Work Experience

  • 3 years of GTAW experience welding hard alloys (stainless steel, titanium Inconel, or steel).
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a related field
  • Experience reading, comprehending, and using planning and drawings to meet required specification requirements.
  • Experience welding duct assemblies (or similar) and controlling weld distortion and shrinkage.
  • Fabrication/Welding schooling or equivalent can be substituted for years of experience on a 2 to 1 basis. 1.5 years of school = 3 years of experience.
  • Must be capable of passing Journeyman Certification as well as other certifications as required.
  • Must have a proven safety record and experience with PPE
  • Must be capable of passing an appearance test (root pass and two fill passes on stainless duct weld sample in 6G)


  • Set up and operate automatic inert gas arc welding machines to do such welding as longitudinal and circumferential welding of assemblies.
  • Layout locations and make your own setups as required.
  • Weld Company products by certified processes maintaining critical alignment tolerances and improvising tooling and holding fixtures as required.
  • Manually fusion weld various metals for fabrication of tooling, and maintenance, repair, and assembly of plant machinery, equipment, and buildings.
  • Must pass and maintain all required certifications including civil code, ASME, and customer requirements to perform assigned work utilizing the following welding processes: shielded metal arc, gas, tungsten inert gas (TIG), metal inert gas (MIG), and plasma.


  • Prior certification in In-Place-Tube, Automatic, or Orbital Welding
  • Prior certification to D17.1 or Journeyman certification
  • Prior experience using mixed torch gases (95Ar/5H2, Argon Helium mixes)
  • Prior experience welding Rocket engines and or propulsion systems



  • Medical with High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
  • A doctor’s service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and your parents


  • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
  • Fertility treatment
  • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
  • Adoption assistance – $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
  • Pet insurance


  • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
  • Dress for your day – wear what works for you at work
  • Legal plan for you, your family, and your parents
  • Discount platform
  • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees

Employer’s Statement

L3Harris Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws.

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