Employee will perform diversified hand welding on a wide variety of complex assemblies, structures, or products to produce clean fusion welded parts of metal and alloy to be used in high quality aircraft production. Will work from traveler, blueprint, Piper Process Specification, and parts/materials. Lay out, fit, and weld fabricated, cast, and forged components to assemble structural forms such as airframe, tank, and pressure vessel. Employee may perform as Supervisor to train/instruct lower level workers. Work independently or with minimal direction from Supervisor.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Work from and follow process specifications, work orders, travelers, station paperwork, blueprints, rework/rejection tags, schedules, Aircraft Production Orders, schematics, layout & modifications sheets, engineering orders, Piper Production Spec (PPS), Piper Material Spec (PMS), Material Review Board, and verbal/written instruction.
- Select equipment and plan layout, assembly, and welding.
- Lay out, position, align, and fit components together.
- Bolt, clamp, and tack-weld parts to secure in position for welding.
- Set up equipment and weld parts, using tig, gas, and heliarc welding equipment.
- Repair product by dismantling, straightening, reshaping, and reassembling parts.
- May use stone saw, nibbler radial saw, band saw, grinder, sander, deburring tools, sand blast, furnace, drill press, welding machine, and plasma cutter.
- May inspect finished parts of subordinate employees.
- Maintain all necessary records, files, and reports.
- Scrutinize every facet of job and report improper operation, faulty equipment, defective materials, and unusual conditions to Supervisor.
- Requires the use of and ownership of basic tools and various hand tools as specified by departmental tool list.
- Perform housekeeping chores as department requirements dictate.
- Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
May be required to train and assist other employees.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience
High school diploma, or general education degree (GED), and three to five years related experience and training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to communicate effectively with all internal and external customers in both written and oral form.
Ability to perform the duties of the job applying basic mathematics such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must be certified welder in accordance with Piper Process specification.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand and walk; frequently required to sit; use hands to feel, finger, or handle; reach with hands and arms; and talk and/or hear. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; and frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, and extreme heat; and frequently exposed to fumes, airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock. Due to the nature of equipment, there is probability of loss of finger or hand. The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud.
Safety and Policy Practices
The employee in this job must be knowledgeable in regard to the safety policies and procedures of the Company as described in the company safety manual. The employee must adhere to all said policies and procedures while supporting the goals and objectives of the organization and recognize the Company’s need to achieve its business objective. Employee is responsible for complying with company hazardous waste disposal procedures.
Piper Aircraft Health Plan Overview:
Core Health Benefits:
Piper Provided Benefits (Basic):
- Basic Life
- Accidental Death & Dismemberment
- Short-Term Disability (STD)
- Long-Term Disability (LTD)
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA & DCA)
- Supplemental Life Insurance
- Long-Term Disability (LTD Buy- Up)
Trustmark Voluntary Plans:
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness
- Universal Life (Whole Life Policy)
- Hospital StayPay
- Preferred Legal Plan
Piper Aircraft Time Off:
16 days of PTO (Paid Time Off)