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  • AutoFrameCylinder Welder Fabricator

    Requisition ID
    US-RI-North Kingstown
    Welding Trades
    Remaining Openings
    Post End
    1st, 2nd, 3rd
  • Overview

    Have you ever wanted to be part of something that truly matters?

    Do you have a desire to help our Military?

    Are you someone who takes pride in their work?


    At General Dynamics Electric Boat - We deliver the advantage that protects Our Sailors, Our Families, and Our Freedom!

    Applying for a position with General Dynamics Electric Boat means you are a purpose driven collaborator that will be devoted to our mission of providing the United States Navy with the most superior nuclear submarines in the world. We consider all highly motivated applicants that strive to reach their fullest potential. Joining our team means you become part of a 100 year legacy of dedicated Americans that have left their mark on the continued freedom of this great country. We welcome you the opportunity to leave yours!


    General Dynamics Etho’s & Corporate Responsibility

    • Commitment to Ethics
    • Commitment to Employees
    • Supporting Service Members
    • Supporting Communities

    Environmental Responsibility

    Job Description

    The AutoFrameCylinder position encompasses both welding and shipfitting functions:

    • Qualified candidates will fabricate frames and cylinders to produce completed cylinders that are ready for outfitting functions; this is accomplished through the use of hydraulic and electronic fixtures coupled with various fitting and welding techniques
    • Candidates must be mechanically inclined and capable of interpreting work packages, fixture set up sheets, drawings, ER's, and SSP's
    • Must be able to pass semi-automatic and mechanized spray and pulse arc test (GMAPLS, GMASPS & GMASPM) prior to being granted a position within the AFC

    This position is located in North Kingstown, RI

    Education/ Experience

    Seeking all skill levels:

    • 1+ year of previous welding experience is required
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints is required
    • Shipfitting/metal fabrication experience is preferred
    • Previous EB AFC experience is preferred
    • Previous experience in manual and/or semi-automatic welding processes is preferred
    • High school diploma/GED preferred; additional preference given for EB Apprentice programs
    • Basic math skills required




    • Applicant must apply for a DoD security clearance as a condition of employment
    • Must possess basic mathematical, communication and interpersonal skills
    • Must be able to read and interpret welding and shipyard procedures, structural drawings, technical manuals, test documents and diagrams
    • Must be able to work all shifts, at heights, confined spaces and extreme temperature conditions as required
    • Must be able to pass a destructive bend weld test, a semi-automatic and mechanized spray and pulse test and meet minimum visual acceptance requirements
    • Applicant will be required to work in a collaborative and team environment, meet organizational goals and follow all verbal and written instructions as directed
    • Individuals are required to possess their own basic hand tools
    • Some lifting will be required, overhead welding required, must be able to operate impact guns and high torque machinery

    Physical Qualifications

    Climbing, Color Vision, Crawling, Heavy Lifting, Kneeling, Light Lifting, Medium Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Stooping, Twisting

    Environmental Attributes

    Acids or Alkalis, Cold, Dry, Dusty, Fumes, Hot, Inside, Noise, Oily, Wet


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