Welders - 2nd Shift

Clearance Level
Pawcatuck, Connecticut
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Stainless Steel


Welding Procedures

REQ#: RQ170392
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

General Dynamics Information Technology located in Pawcatuck, CT has been supporting the US Navy Submarine forces for over 30 years.  We are a full-service organization ranging from concept development through installation.   We support all facets in support of the submarine industrial base including Engineering, Design and Drafting, Precision Machining, Sheet Metal and Structural Fabrication, Welding, Finishing, Electronic Assembly, and Installations. A one stop-shop for all our customers.  We are located right between Groton, Ct and Quonset Point, RI.  Employees appreciate the comfortable small business environment, family friendly atmosphere with respect to great flexibility and park at the door access to the facility.  Looking for immediate hires with no wait for clearances to start your new career.  We are a growing business offering competitive wages with opportunities of advancement.  We are seeking career-oriented employees that want to learn, advance, become professional certified tradesmen and work on our team.

Welders of all levels - 2nd Shift

We are looking for welders at all levels. Tig/aluminum welding experience is required. From one year to 10 years or more.   Training and certifications are available for Associate Welders with one year of experience and / or technical school training.  This is a career that can progressively lead to a career at the highest level as a Navy Vessel Structural Welder.

Becoming a Navy Vessel structural welder may take a few years for some, but this worker 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. The employee will learn to read and understand engineering drawings and welding symbols, fabricate manufacture-welded parts from engineering drawing without direct supervision, perform 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. This employee welds a wide variety of materials such as aluminum, magnesium, alloyed and low alloy steel, stainless steel, and nickel alloy steels. The welder will have knowledge of the materials to select the correct filler materials and shielding gas when generating the WPS and produce mission critical welds and assist in the development process of generating Weld Procedure Specifications as mandated by the US Navy for submarine construction. The Navy Vessel Structural Welder determines the sequence of welding to prevent or reduce the amount of warp to the weld, designs and fabricates weld holding fixtures as necessary to perform individual welding projects, performs pre-heat and post weld stress relief operations, maintains weld records. The welder may perform duties as a Qualified Weld Inspector by inspecting own welds and those of less qualified welders and may perform duties such as training and re-certification in the various welding processes.

HS/GED required

1+ years of experience

Must be a U.S. Citizen

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

1 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely hourly rate for this position is between $19.08 - $31.86. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.