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Technical Welder

Technical Welder

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Geocent's Aerospace & Defense Engineering Sector offers exciting and challenging opportunities in the Space and Missile Defense Industry. Geocent employees across the country subscribe to the company's culture of focusing on results when serving our large, diverse group of clients nationwide.


  • Perform work according to released drawings, work instructions, specifications, as well as in accordance with regulatory requirements;
  • Perform technical welding services on aerospace/space flight hardware:
  • Conventional friction stir welds
    • Self-reacting friction stir welds
    • Friction plug welds
    • Fusion welds
    • Operate automated friction weld machines
    • Post-weld machine and panel preparation
    • Setup and operation of tools such as hand tools, load testing devices, micrometers, depth microphones, and calipers
    • General metal fabrication operations including, for example, manual machining
    • Utilize gas tungsten arc weld process on materials such as aluminum, Inconel, and stainless steel
    • experience with DC negative polarity on aluminum preferred
    • Proper handling/disposal of chemicals and, as required, utilization of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
  • Participate in logistics activities;
  • Perform part layouts per blueprint drawings;
  • Develop reporting and documentation of work activities with computerized systems;
  • Perform tasks in Foreign Object Debris (FOD) controlled environments.


  • Prior knowledge of/experience working with conventional friction stir welding, self-reacting friction stir welding, and friction plug welding,
  • Experience operating automated friction welding machines for aerospace/space flight hardware in FOD controlled environments,
  • Ability to access hardware and equipment which may, at times, necessitate the ability to climb stairs or ladders, bend down or reach overhead.

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