Website GE Aviation

Weld Operator 2 RTD Job Highlights

Title Weld Operator 2 RTD
Type Full Time
Experience 1 Year
Function Manufacturing/Logistics
Location Norwich, NY, 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 searching for a Weld Operator 2 to join its team for various needs.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a High School Education or GED

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 1 year of manufacturing experience


  • Apply principles learned within multiple departments as needed.
  • Communicate with team to ensure all team members are aware of new processes and/or ideas, etc.
  • Compliantly complete all written and/or electronic labor tracking documentation.
  • Cross-train other employees as needed based upon knowledge and experience.
  • Maintain welding equipment as needed
  • Must pass review for workmanship, procedure reviews, operator assessment, and refresher training
  • Operate computer programs on the robotic, orbital, and laser welder
  • Operate weld equipment such as robotic welder, orbital welder, and laser welder
  • Other duties as required.
  • Participate in and support team initiatives.
  • Perform a visual inspection of welds
  • Proactively work to improve efficiency and quality of products.
  • Report problems to appropriate resource and/or Coach.
  • Utilize proper PPE and safety equipment
  • Verify and change tools when necessary.
  • Work in compliance with NADCAP requirements

Desired Qualifications

  • 1 to 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in a self-directed teaming environment
  • Knowledge of weld principles
  • Knowledge of welding
  • Lean manufacturing knowledge


  • Ability and willingness to use basic hand tools and measuring devices (i.e. dial calipers, rulers, tape measures, protractors, micrometers, gauges, etc.) as required within the department.
  • Basic understanding of blueprint and process sheet interpretation
  • Familiarity with basic weld and fusion principles.
  • Perform basic mathematical calculations involving decimals, ratios, etc.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Visual acuity exam required
  • Willingness and ability to use basic computer applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

Other Requirements

  • This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology.
  • GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

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.

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