San Antonio, TX

Posted: 03/26/2019 Employment Type: Temp/Contract to Direct Industry: Manufacturing and Production Job Number: 949
Position Overview:This position is responsible for brazing (bonding)/welding components to assemble metal parts as specified by layout, work order or blue prints using appropriate equipment. This position is offering 13-17/hr based on Brazing and Aerospace experience. 


Essential Job Functions

·         Using hand torch brazes/welds components.

·         Aligns and clamps work pieces together, using rule, square or template or sets up and places them in fixtures, jigs or vice.

·         Cleans joints of work pieces, using wire brush or by dipping them into cleaning solution.

·         Selects torch tip, flux and brazing alloy from data charts or work order.

·         Connects hoses from torch to regulator valves and cylinders of oxygen and specified fuel gas, acetylene or natural.

·         Turns valves to start flow of gasses, lights flame and adjusts pressure and mixture of gases to obtain desired color and size of flame.

·         Brushes flux onto joint of work piece or dips braze rod into flux to prevent oxidation of metal.

·         Guides torch and rod along joint or seam of work piece to heat to brazing temperature and melt braze alloy to bond work pieces together.

·         Examines seam and re-braze defective joints.


Non-essential Job Functions

·         Braze together broken parts and cover holes to repair leaks.

·         Specialize in bonding parts with soft solder and be designated Solderer or Torch II.

·         Melt and separate brazed joints, using hand torch or furnace, remove and straighten components and re-braze joint to repair misaligned or damaged assemblies and be designated Brazer, Repair and Salvage.

·         Braze together seams of metal sheets, strips, screening, or wire cloth using torch mounted on manually guided crawler and be designated Brazer or Crawler Torch.


·         Education/Experience:  

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent required
  •  2+ years experience brazing required.
  • Previous Aerospace experience preferred


·         Qualifications:  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.


§  Visual acuity sufficient to differentiate minute seams and defects in welded pieces.

§  Experience/familiarity with brazing/welding equipment.


·         Physical Demands:  The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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