United Technologies Corporation Welder - 2nd Shift in West Des Moines, Iowa

Job ID: 77101BR

City: West Des Moines

State: Iowa

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

Every second a plane takes off with UTC Aerospace Systems equipment onboard. From space exploration and defense to today’s more electric, more intelligent, more integrated aircraft – our systems make modern flight possible. And by “make it possible,” we mean: we start it, power it, control it, ventilate it, quiet it, land it, stop it and monitor it. We have more than 41,000 employees across 150 countries working at the forefront of technological innovation. Thanks to their efforts, our global reach and our market-leading position, we do big things no one else can do.

Do you want to be a part of a global business, creating innovative solutions for the aerospace industry’s biggest customers? This is the core of what we do in the Electric, Environmental & Engine Systems (ES) business. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, ES focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

Welder is an entry level position with no certification required. The purpose for an operator at this level is to learn and train on the basic understandings of all welding specific operations.Welders must obtain a basic level ability to set up and operate a variety of automatic and manual equipment to produce precision parts with direct supervision by a certified Welder (level II or above). Welder follows and complies with established standard work under general supervision in efforts to obtain certification within 120 days.The welder will typically refer problems or deviations to more experiences operators including Lead Technicians, Supervisors or engineers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Learn how to set up and operate automatic and manual welding machines according to specifications.

  • Learns how to perform cleaning operations as may be required as performed in production

  • Learns how to inspect and check dimensions using precision gauges and measuring instruments.

  • Learns how to assemble pats and position in fixture.

  • Learns how to operate the CNC equipment as required to complete the weld.

  • Performing cleaning operations after welding as may be required to complete the weld.

  • Learns how to perform non-production welds.

  • Read and interpret blueprints and specifications sheets.

  • Accurately complete production documentation and performs necessary labor transactions.

  • Support and follow all rules/guidelines/standards set by EHS, Quality, and CI functions as set by your leader and position.

  • Actively participates in the Continuous Improvement process as well as safety related activities

  • Over 40 hours is required as scheduled to meet business needs.

  • All other duties as assigned including working extended shifts/overtime as required by the business.

Working Environment:

  • Minimal travel required (<10%)

  • Willingness to work nonstandard hours

  • Some Holiday hours may be required based on business need

  • Working extended shifts/overtime as required by the business

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Manual dexterity to perform tasks associated with welding.

  • Ability to learn how to read and understand prints

  • Basic computer proficiency (e-mail, print documents, internet) and ability to learn how to operate a computer to access prints and/or specified work instructions.

  • Basic shop math including knowledge of Geometric Tolerances

  • Basic proficiency with identifying, analyzing and resolving problems

  • Ability to learn basics of the position within first 3 months of employment

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of employees and management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Manufacturing background preferred.

  • TIG welding experience preferred

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Note:

  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from the company for more than 1 year

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United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Manual dexterity to perform tasks associated with welding.

  • Ability to learn how to read and understand prints

  • Basic computer proficiency (e-mail, print documents, internet) and ability to learn how to operate a computer to access prints and/or specified work instructions.

  • Basic shop math including knowledge of Geometric Tolerances

  • Basic proficiency with identifying, analyzing and resolving problems

  • Ability to learn basics of the position within first 3 months of employment

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of employees and management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Manufacturing background preferred.

  • TIG welding experience preferred

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Thank you for your interest in a career at United Technologies! We will soon upgrade to an improved job application system to simplify the apply experience. You will still be able to apply to any of our current job openings through December 18, 2018. On January 2, 2019, our new and improved job application system will launch; please check back on that date to see all of our job openings.