Welder, Combination, Maint - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

Performs technical tasks towards the development or testing of machinery and equipment.


Performs layout, fabrication, assembly, installation, operation, modification, and testing of experimental components, materials, apparatus and equipment at an advanced level.

Sets up and operates equipment, test apparatus, test equipment, and related equipment.

Devises, fabricates and assembles new or modified mechanical components or assemblies for welding and assembly.

Evaluates the form, fit, and function of components, apparatus and equipment for adherence to project objectives.

Records test procedures and results, performs routine analysis and calculations, and makes recommendations for changes in equipment, product or test method.

May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technicians.

Participates in special projects as required. 

Must be able to read and demonstrate proficiency in interpretation and understanding of NAVSEA drawings and production documents.

Maintains welder log and is responsible for submitting all necessary paperwork for completed work.

Have the ability to efficiently use oxygen/acetylene torches and Plasma machines for cutting metal from raw plate.

Have the ability to become OSHA Certified, Fire Watch Certified and Respirator Qualified.

Ensure that all safety conditions are met prior to the commencement of hot work.

Able to measure and transfer dimensions from drawings to onsite Ship's conditions and configurations.

Possess and display the knowledge and ability to be able to find centerline onboard Navy vessels.

Possess good verbal and written communication skills. 

Ability to verify prefabricated material against NAVSEA drawings for correctness.

Knowledge of Naval Ships framing and spacing, as well as, Ship Compartment designations.

Able to operate metal shaping electrical tools.

Able to set up welding machines for different welding processes, utilize safety equipment and perform work in accordance with established safety procedures.

Willing to work overtime on an as needed basis.

Possess the attitude and ability to work in a team environment and as a team player.

MUST have own local transportation.


3-5 years of related welding experience.

Must be able to access all shipyards and government facilities.


For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT 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, or any other protected class.



Technical or vocational training preferred.

One or more professional certifications may be required, depending on job assignment.