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Job opening: WELDER

Salary: $30 - 35 per hour
Published at: Jan 03 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
You will serve as a WELDER in the Non-Metals Processing Branch of FLTREADCEN EAST.


You will review job orders, related instructions, or drawings to determine manpower, materials, or equipment needed to accomplish the welding work outlined. You will inspect welding equipment to verify it is in safe working order. You will select material (Steel Alloy, Stainless Alloy, Nickel Alloy and Aluminum Alloy, Titanium Alloy, Magnesium Alloy and Cobalt Alloy) to accomplish a welding task. You will weld structural assemblies that are subject to high stress such as mounts, frames, lifting points, etc.


  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or fail the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • You will be required to wear personal protective equipment such as helmets, gloves, coveralls, glasses, goggles, respirators and safety shoes continuously for the duration of the work shift.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain required level(s) of certification and/or training.
  • Must pass/retain periodic certification tests using Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, and Gas Metal Arc Welding, as required by local process specification, to weld carbon steel alloys.


Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below. This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible. The Screen-out Element for this position is: ABILITY TO DO THE WORK OF THE POSITION WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION. 1) Welding skills and welding processes such as Gas Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Gas Welding, Silver Brazing, Arc Welding, Plasma Arc, resistance welding, etc; 2) Developing welding parameters required to weld different metals such as heat treatable low-alloy steels, corrosion resistant steels, nickel and cobalt base metals, aluminum alloys, magnesium alloys, titanium and titanium alloys; 3) Laying out blueprints, sketches, drawings, work orders, or other specifications, which indicate the requirements to be met; 4) Performing all welding duties necessary to affect repairs and/or modifications to a variety of aircraft, aircraft engines, and support equipment such as engine stands, exhaust ducts, and combustion chambers; 5) Welding assemblies subject to stress such as critical engine and aircraft parts or accessories, engine mounts, landing gear, gun mounts, high-pressure hydraulic lines, manifolds, tanks, and related fittings; 6) Works independently on the basis of oral or written instructions from supervisor or engineers. Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification Handbook for Trades and Labor Occupations. Additional qualification information can be found at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/#url=List-of-Approved-Job-Elements Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.


  • Address FLTREADCEN EAST PSC 8021 Cherry Point, NC 28533-0021 US
  • Name: Department of Navy EIC
  • Email: [email protected]


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