United Airlines Weld Technician in San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, CA
Starting Salary: $26.21 per hour
Overview & Responsibilities
As a Welding Technician you will work in the fast-paced San Francisco Technical Operation department and this position plays a very important role in providing quality service to our internal customers.
The Welding Technician should have strong working knowledge and abilities to perform repairs on critical Aircraft and Engine parts on a daily basis
including the required following duties and qualifications:
Perform assigned work utilizing shielded metal arc, gas, tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding processes.
Experience welding hard alloys (stainless steel, titanium Inconel and /or steel)
Must be able to read and interpret blueprints
Must be familiar with precision measuring instruments
Welding Technicians must be able to work around the clock shifts, including weekends and holidays, in the outdoors in all
weather conditions. Schedules are bid and awarded according to seniority. Technicians may bid for schedules several
times a year and schedules are awarded according to seniority.
Welding Technicians are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT). Salary increases will be
administered according to the current IBT/United contract. Shift differentials of $.51 and $.58 cents per hour for working
an afternoon or evening shift respectively are paid in addition to the hourly rate. New employees are required to join the
union within ninety (90) days of employment. There is an initiation fee for joining the union and subsequent monthly union
Must have a high school diploma/GED or education equivalent.
Certificate of completion from an accredited vocational school
Team player required
Customer focused required
- 2 years’ experience required in general welding experience and successful completion of a qualification test required
United will consider applicants with criminal histories consistent with the Fair Chance Ordinance
Must be at least 18 years of age
Valid US driver's license (revoked, suspended or expired are not considered valid)
Must pass 10-year background check
Must be willing to take a pre-placement physical abilities test, hearing and vision tests, and drug screen
Candidate must be able to clear a fingerprint-based criminal history check in order to obtain and retain credentials necessary for the position required
Position-specific clearances may include but are not limited to FAA, TSA, Port Authority, U.S. Customs and U.S. Postal service clearances required
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
Successful completion of interview and assessment required to meet job qualification
Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
Division: 66 Technical Operations/Maintenance
Function: Tech Ops / Maintenance - Line / Individual Contributor
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled