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Welder 2 at VT Group in San Diego, California

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:


VT Group is a leading technology integrator with close to 50 years' experience delivering technology and C4ISR solutions to solve the complex challenges faced by our government and commercial customers in the Defense and National Security markets.

VT Group is seeking a Welder located in San Diego, CA.


Familiar with welding metal components together with brazing and a variety of arc and gas welding equipment to fabricate or repair products such as machine parts, plant equipment, mobile homes, motors, and generators by performing the following duties:
  • Welds metal parts together using both gas welding or brazing and any combination of arc welding processes.
  • Performs related tasks such as thermal cutting and grinding.
  • Repairs broken or cracked parts, fills holes, and increases size of metal parts.
  • Positions and clamps together components of fabricated metal products preparatory to welding.
  • Locates and repairs cracks in industrial engine cylinder heads


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must pass employer performance tests, and possess the applicable governmental agency, professional association, or technical association certifications.
  • Qualified for specific material and processes in accordance with American Welding Society Welding Handbook if assigned to weld at shore facilities.
  • Shall be Occupational Safety/Haz-Mat Certified.
  • Shall be Confined Space Entry Certified if the certification is applicable to the work being performed.
  • Qualified under NAVSEA TECH PUB S9074-AQ-GIB-010/248 (0910-LP-731-4500) to do all plate and pipe welding on non-nuclear systems made of S1, S2, S4, S5, S11A, and S11B material using Groups A5A, 5D, A2A, 3A, 4A, 6A, 7A1, A2, and A1A filler metal.
  • When applicable to the work being performed, welders shall possess a Shipyard Competent Person Certification, or Man Aloft Certification (Climber Certification).
  • Four (4) years experience, to include: electric arc, gas shielded arc, and gas welding.
  • Proficient at welding as follows: executing welds in all positions, with all types of metals and alloys, in various shapes including pipes, structural forms, plates, sheet metal, bar stock, machinery and equipment.
  • Must have the ability to read and understand shipboard structural installation drawings.
  • Must have the ability to fit weldments as well as conduct typical Level II NDT visual inspections and workmanship quality checks.