The San Diego Airport Authority is proud of its team members, has a high performing culture and we challenge ourselves through innovations...we work fast, value each other and have fun along the way.
We are currently sourcing for an individual with journey-level experience with design, fabrication, installation, repair of metal structures, tools, machinery, mechanical equipment, and welding duties; performs related duties as assigned.
The essential duties of the job involve the following:
Designs, fabricates, modifies, troubleshoots, repairs and maintains varieties of complex mechanical systems and equipment, including pumps, blowers, conveyor systems, heat exchangers, boilers, HVAC equipment, motive equipment, hoists, cranes, roll-up doors, gates and gate drivers and vault lids; dismantles and re-assembles equipment for maintenance and repairs;
Assists in securing facilities and equipment; weld's security bars, screens, grates, light covers, toolboxes, and cabinets; fabricates, welds and mounts a variety of locking devices for doors, gates, and boxes; welds security railing pipes;
Performs a variety of welding for vehicle repair including hitches, racks, seats and tailgates, welds parts on a variety of vehicles and equipment; performs safety checks and repairs unsafe conditions; welds and cuts parts using proper ARC, MIG, TIG, and gas welding equipment.
Performs welding and soldering on a variety of metals including various forms of steel including but not limited to stainless, tool and chromoly steel and aluminium, galvanized metals, copper and cast iron; operates a variety of tools and shop equipment including welders, grinders, drill press, saws, power shears, sheet metal equipment and a variety of hand and power tools used in the welding and metal fabrication trades; reads and interprets diagrams and blueprints for fabrication assignments.
Assists other skilled maintenance personnel in completing cooperative assignments requiring specialized welding and metal fabrication skills and equipment; operates vehicles to various sites; may lead and train lower-level maintenance personnel; operates the computer for creating and accessing records, process time cards, and work orders.
High school diploma or GED;
Two years of experience in skilled welding, metal fabrication, electromechanical or machining;
Or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Obtain ASME or AWS welding certification within six months of the date of hire.
Additional Salary Information: Hiring wage is $30.18 with an additional $1.70 per hour when assigned a shift that is eligible for differential pay.
About San Diego County Regional Airport Authority
The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority was established by state law to operate San Diego International Airport and address the region’s long-term air transportation needs. The Airport Authority is governed by a nine-member appointed Board representing all areas of the County. San Diego International Airport – celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2003 – is the nation’s busiest single-runway commercial airport, serving some 14.9 million passengers in 2002.