Company Name:
General Dynamics
Company Address:
1161 Buckeye Rd
1190 E Kibby St
Lima, OH 45804
Date Job is Available:
May 18th, 2024
Deadline for Application:
August 16th, 2024
Job Description:
Position Description This UAW-represented position includes:
  • Operate GMAW welding equipment.
  • Follow prescribed welding procedures.
  • Obtain required welding certifications to weld various metals in specific positions.
  • Welding to include operation of slag tool, pre-heating, air arcing, grinding, plasma cutting equipment.
  • Ability to fabricate large military vehicle assemblies (modify parts, verify acceptable weld joint configurations).
  • Must operate JIB crane, radio-controlled overhead crane, pendant crane.
  • Perform pre and/or post operation and safety checks of equipment.
Position Requirements
  • Must be a U.S. Person as defined by ITAR (International Trafficking and Arms Regulations).
  • Must successfully complete vetting process administered by Department of Army Police for unescorted facility access.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and have high school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment process including but may not be limited to background check, medical exam, and drug screen.
  • Must satisfy weld entrance exam.
  • Must satisfy skills test (including vision, audio, respirator clearance, physical).
  • Two (2) years welding experience is preferred.
  • May be required to certify on various metals and alloys.
  • May be required to obtain license to operate radio-controlled overhead crane.
  • Understanding and previous experience with operator verification systems, preferred.
  • Must learn and apply GDLS welding processes to acquire weld certifications for assigned product line(s).
  • Work product must meet GDLS quality systems requirements.
Working Conditions and Environment
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling and handling various parts (including weld wire) -- up to 60 lbs.
  • Climbing ladders both into and onto structures. Bending, kneeling, standing, stooping.
  • Potential for walking and standing on uneven surfaces.
  • Working in and around dust, fumes, oils, mists, lubricants, solvents and in areas with a high noise volume.
  • Depending upon departmental assignment wearing a respirator may be required.
  • Using hand tools including, but not limited to sledgehammer, pry bar, large wrenches, air/gas couplings.
  • Operating radio-controlled crane for lifting and moving material.
  • Overtime and off-shift work may be required.
  • Wearing of required PPE (personal protective equipment) is mandatory.
General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race and/or ethnic background, national origin and/or ancestry, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, age, military service, veteran status, disability, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, genetic information, or membership in any class protected by applicable law from discrimination in employment. To Apply: Complete online application located at: https://generaldynamics-us-careers.ttcportals.com/jobs/14384209-welder?tm_job=12557&tm_event=view&tm_company=48368&bid=414
How to Apply
Contact Name: Josh Luke