Welder (Ducts, Reservoirs)

Website Boeing

Welder (Ducts/Reservoirs) Job Highlights

Title Welder (Ducts/Reservoirs)
Type Full Time (2nd shift)
Experience 3 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Algona, WA, United States
Company Boeing

Company Profile

Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading provider of commercial airplanes, defense, space, and security systems, and global services.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Welder (Ducts/Reservoirs) who will weld various alloys on aircraft assemblies to fabricate, assemble, rework, repair production ducts and tubes, or modify experiments.

This requires quick adjustments during the welding process to compensate for variations in thickness, mismatch, gap, equipment anomalies, joint and or part configuration, etc.

Select electrodes, gas cups, weld current, arc voltage, travel speed, gas flow, wire size, and feed rate per the weld schedule or other furnished information, and accomplish seam tracking as required.

Education Level

  • High School Graduate or GED (preferred)

Work Experience

  • 3+ years of experience welding (preferably Tig)


  • Ability to adapt to different weld cell locations throughout the factory that utilize different alloys and welding hardware as needed.
  • Ability to interpret and apply American Welding Society (AWS) weld symbols per drawing or plan.
  • All production welds must pass visual inspections and according to class may require additional NDE methods i.e. metallographic, fluorescent penetrant, and or radiography.
  • Be able to set up and operate manual welding in atmosphere-free chambers, and have the ability to use inert gas shielding trailers.
  • Communicate ideas related to continuous quality, process, or safety improvements to team members and management.
  • Demonstrate the ability to continuously weld flight hardware using semiautomatic positioners. Perform self-inspection on welds using company specifications for required acceptance criteria.
  • Demonstrate welding proficiency and pass all certification tests on Titanium, Aluminum, Stainless, and Inconel thin wall tubes in 6G positions as well as dissimilar thicknesses in the 2F positions.
  • Inspect and request repairs when required to maintain welding equipment in safe and optimum operating condition.
  • Maintain certifications, licenses, or permits as required to perform work assignments.
  • Must be able to work from prints, plans, specifications, and verbal or written information.
  • Plan sequence of welding operations to allow maximum accessibility to the last weld joint area on a complete assembly.


  • Basic computer skills and 1+ years of Microsoft Office and Office computing systems
  • Capable of lifting 35 lbs. regularly
  • Fluent in both verbal and written English

Other Requirements

  • The position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.


  • The benefit programs include health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and several programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.

Employer’s Statement

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All the decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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

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