Sheet Metal Maintenance Trades Helper - 1st Shift

Clearance Level
Pawcatuck, Connecticut
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

CNC Machines

Press Brakes

Water Jet Cutting Machines

REQ#: RQ142457
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

High School diploma/GED required

1+ years of experience.

Job Description

The Maintenance Trades Helper assists one or more workers in the skilled sheet metal trade by performing tasks and duties such as

  • Assisting senior employees in operation of CNC Punch Press, Waterjet Cutting Center, and Press Brakes to fabricate sheet metal products.
  • Keeping other employees in department supplied with materials and tools.
  • Cleaning of work areas, machines, and equipment.
  • Assisting skilled senior employees by holding materials or tools.

Duties include:

  • Cutting of sheets & blanks for shop machinery
  • Operating such as, CNC Punch Press, Waterjet Cutting Center, Press brakes, Presses, shears, hand brakes, rollers
  • Break-out of parts off Punch Press & Waterjet
  • Deburr and cleanup of parts, this includes
    • Blueprint reading
    • Grinding of aluminum and steel
    • Sanding of aluminum and steel
    • Drilling holes to size

Delivery of parts to other departments and areas of facility

Moving and organizing of sheet metal material racks

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 $12.55 - $20.84, 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. 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.