Description:To set up and operate all gas, electric arc, and orbital tube, welding equipment to perform the work described herein. To read and interpret detail assembly blueprints, loft data and sketches. To have a complete knowledge of the techniques of gas, inert gas-arc, electric arc, carbon arc, and orbital tube welding of various metals and their alloys. To exercise techniques and ability to avoid excessive warping and distortion. To apply a knowledge of materials and processes for proper welding. To set up and operate single and multiple head profile cutting torch machines. To understand techniques involved in cutting metals by gas methods. To verify shop orders and requisitions and record material disbursed. To use power tools, scales, precision measuring instruments, shop mathematics, algebra and all metal fitting hand tools
Candidate is required to take and satisfactorily complete an entrance Proficiency Demonstration (PD). To qualify for the PD, a candidate is required to have the following minimum levels of experience and/or training:
Three years of documented experience which includes electric arc, gas tungsten arc, and gas metal arc welding processes.
Candidate is required to be proficient in multiple processes of welding. Candidate must be able to read and interpret detail assembly blueprints.
• Have certification from: The American Welding Society document D17.1 "Specification for Fusion Welding for Aerospace Applications" is the industry standard that covers weld operator qualification and is the basis for certification at LM Aero.
The following items summarize the required knowledge and skills to be demonstrated by a candidate for the job of aerospace weld operator using GTAW:
• Shall be experienced in all aspects of the GTAW process including, but not limited to, the basic theory of operation, process fundamentals, capabilities and limitations, welding machine setup, and operator level maintenance.
• Will be capable of making acceptable welds in all common welding positions including flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead.
• Will be capable of welding all joint configurations including butt joint, corner joint, edge joint, lap joint, and T-joint in both flat sheet and tube product forms.
• Will be capable of welding multiple material groups (steel, aluminum, titanium, corrosion resistant steel, and nickel based alloys) over a wide range of thicknesses.
• Will be able to interpret industry standard weld symbols and shall have a basic knowledge of weld size measurement, visual inspection, and weld defect types.
• Will have a basic knowledge of weld jigs and assembly tooling, be able to prepare basic joint designs, and perform any other necessary steps prior to welding.
• Shall have the corrected or non-corrected visual acuity necessary to pass the eye exam requirements necessary for subsequent certification
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