Welder/Fusion Welder

Website Ducommun Incorporated

Welder/Fusion Welder Job Highlights

Title Welder/Fusion Welder
Type Full Time (1st shift)
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Coxsackie, NY, United States
Company Ducommun Incorporated

Company Profile

Ducommun Incorporated is a technology-driven manufacturing company that designs, engineers, and builds complex electronic systems, large contoured Aerostructures, high-reliability engineered products, and aftermarket services for the global aerospace, defense, military, and space markets.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Welder I who will lay out, fit, and weld fabricated and machined components to assemble structural forms such as inlet ducts, drain assemblies, and various aircraft structural and sheet metal components.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants require a High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • Completed 2-year welding program or currently enrolled and nearing completion, or 2-plus years of GTAW (TIG) welding experience in lieu of formal training
  • 1-year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Able to perform basic shop math skills, e.g. fractions and decimals, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, etc.
  • Able to read and understand internal procedures and policies.
  • Able to smooth and evenly feed the full length of the filler wire.
  • Acceptable attendance is an essential function of the position.
  • Bolts, clamps, and tack welds parts to secure in position for welding.
  • Can access the dispatch list in BAAN.
  • Certified or able to be certified to weld basic required joints and positions.
  • Examines work periodically to verify that deposited welds and pertinent dimensions are within specified limits.
  • Has completed welding certification testing or is capable of becoming certified within a reasonable period of time.
  • Interprets welding symbols
  • Is familiar with the basic requirements of QP150 and QP180.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime as necessary.
  • Perform entry-level TIG welding operations on a line of standard and repetitive parts as specified by layout, welding diagram, or work instructions.
  • Perform GTAW (TIG) welding on Titanium, Nickel, Aluminum, and stainless steel alloys ranging from .032 to .125” thick sheet stock.
  • Performs related tasks such as sanding and grinding.
  • Positions parts in jigs or fixtures on table or floor, or clamps parts together along layout marks.
  • Proficient with the use of basic inspection equipment including micrometers, scales, and calipers.
  • Properly adjusts welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope, and/or pulse as specified by work order or joint welding procedure.
  • Reads and follows work order instructions.
  • Regards all safety rules while performing tasks.
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Understands and follows through on both verbal and written instructions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required by the position.


  • Has basic PC navigation skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to weld thin gage metal through the completion of a practical test in our facility.

Work Environment

  • Fully enclosed leather construction safety shoes (ANSI Z-41 compliant) must be worn in all manufacturing areas.
  • Hearing protection is required.
  • The noise level is usually loud.
  • Occasionally required to work near moving mechanical parts and exposed to the risk of electrical shock.
  • Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) are required in all manufacturing areas.
  • Working conditions are 100% manufacturing environment.

Required Qualifications

  • The ability to pass vision exam requirements per weld spec AWS D17.1 is critical to this position.
  • An annual baseline hearing test is required.
  • Certified or able to be certified to weld most required joints and positions
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.
  • Must qualify for any and all required certificates.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Occasionally required to walk and sit.
  • Must regularly lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms.


  • Health and Insurance
  • Retirement and Savings
  • Optional Insurance Programs
  • Learning and Leadership
  • Well-Being Programs

Employer’s Statement

Ducommun Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job please visit careers.ducommun.com.

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