• Integration Engineer - Mechanized Gas Tungsten and Plasma Arc Welder

    Job Locations US-FL-Merritt Island
    Category
    New Glenn
    Job ID
    3121
  • Overview

    As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for all manufacturing and fabrication operations for complex tanks and tube assemblies using gas tungsten arc (GTA), plasma arc (PA), and variable polarity plasma arc (VPPA) in support of various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of these operations ensuring safety, quality, and productivity. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.

    Responsibilities

    • Set-up files from CAD system and operation of mechanized and orbital welding machines while conforming to specifications in an aerospace environment
    • Perform a wide range of routine to complex manual/automated GTA, PA, and VPPA welds on several different metals i.e. stainless, nickel, titanium and aluminum alloys etc.
    • Work with an interdisciplinary team of manufacturing, tooling, and welding engineers to develop tooling and welding procedures for flight hardware
    • Clean, fit, locate components into weld fixtures for tacking and final assembly welding
    • Read blueprints and understand Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
    • Utilize standard inspection tools to verify parts meet print specifications
    • Determine weld discrepancies visually and adjust controls as need to prod0uce conformant parts
    • Verify product quality by performing 3D inspections, tool certifications, CAD comparison, dimensional analysis or reverse engineering
    • Coordinate with management, expeditors, production control and all appropriate parties to ensure work order tasks are complete and accurate
    • General shop skills including Foreign Object and Debris (FOD) prevention, material handling, safety, calibration requirements, ESD, and contamination control of precision clean systems
    • Travel as needed to support design review, system buyoff, or off-site development activities
    • Maintain safe, clean, organized work area to ensure 5s work environment

    Qualifications

    • High School or GED
    • 5+ years welding experience in an aerospace or precision manufacturing production environment
    • Experience welding stainless steel, nickel, titanium, and aluminum materials
    • Mechanized, orbital pipe, or robotic welding using GTA, PA, and/or VPPA welding processes with wire feed
    • Fully understand X,Y and Z coordinate geometry
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum

    Desired

    • Some technical coursework and/or AA technical degree/equivalent
    • Performance of Class A welds in accordance with AWS D17.1
    • Well versed in aerospace manufacturing specifications for large complex thick walled tubes, thin wall ducts, and welded assemblies

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