Welder, Combination, Maintenance

Clearance Level
Bremerton, Washington

REQ#: RQ113259

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is looking for a self-starter that has excellent understanding of shipboard installations and can lead a welding team onboard U.S, Navy Ships.  This is an exciting opportunity to join the premier ship modernization team on the waterfront with over 30 years of continuous government tasking, GDIT offers a stable work environment, great benefits, team atmosphere with multiple opportunities for advancement as you continue to grow with our GDIT team.   We are seeking an enthusiastic, hardworking, talented, and responsible person who can work independently in the successful performance of assigned tasking.  The following skills are preferred:

  • Performs fusion welding on surface and undersea US Navy vessels to a qualified Welding Procedures Specification (WPS), performs structural fusion welding on US Naval parts and components per the requirements of specifications as prescribed by Engineering Drawings and Work Orders.
  • Required to read and understand engineering drawings and welding symbols, fabricates manufacture-welded parts from engineering drawing without direct supervision Maintain welding certifications, quality, and safety standards; keep records; maintain equipment and job supplies.
  • Fusion welding and torch brazing for ground support equipment, ensuring the procedure is completed per the requirements of the national welding and brazing codes and specifications.
  • Weld a wide variety of materials such as aluminum, magnesium, alloyed and low alloy steel, stainless steel, and nickel alloy steels
  • Required to have knowledge of the materials to select the correct filler materials and shielding gas.
  • Applies appropriate welding processes to join, surface, fabricate, or repair parts of metal or other weldable materials.
  • Lays out and marks points on parts or sub-assemblies using rule, square, scribe, or templates.
  • Positions pieces to be welded into jigs, holding fixtures, guides and steps using measuring instruments and hand tools, as appropriate.
  • Inspects completed work for conformance to specifications. Build in-place all interior structures, hatches, doors, bulkheads, etc., to complete all the steel work.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced welders.
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Dedication to quality, exceptional work ethic, and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Participates in special projects as required.


1. Requires a High School Diploma or GED.

2. Technical or vocational training preferred.

3. Certified in one or more of the following processes: Stainless Steel, Steel, Aluminum and Copper/Nickel; and MIG, TIG and Stick welding.

Experience Required:

3-5 years of related welding experience.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.