National Aerospace Solutions, LLC


Ironworker - 755

Location: Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee
Date Posted: 02-12-2018

February 19, 2018

JOB TITLE: Ironworker - 755

Mission Execution/Technology Innovations

Grade Level: A21

Starting Hourly Rate: $25.38/hour

Job Duties & ResponsibilitiesUnder general supervision, fabricates, erects, installs, and repairs metal structures, parts, and assemblies used in aerospace testing equipment, buildings, and related activities.  Lays out, cuts, and fits metal components.  Assembles fabricated parts by welding, riveting, or bolting.  Cuts, chips, and grinds metal to smooth irregularities or rough surfaces.  May rig metal structures, assemblies, parts, and equipment for lifting, moving, or installing.  Makes on-site changes or adjustments to assemblies and parts to ensure accurate fittings.  Works with metal working tools and equipment as required.  Accomplishes Rigger Machinery mover functions associated with primary ironworker activities.  It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.  Performs other related duties as required.
Supplementary Functions:  Participation in functional specific safety training.
Basic Qualifications:
Educational Equivalent:  Must possess High School Diploma or equivalent.
Specific Knowledge or Experience:  Four years of progressive ironworker experience in layout, fabrication, installation, and erection.  Experience may have been as an apprentice in the trade.  Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance and maintain access to the AEDC local area computer network.
Pre-employment Welding Test: 1/2” carbon steel plate (A36). SMAW (E7018) double welded. Positions – 2G, 3G, and 4G.
All test coupons will be evaluated by radiography in accordance with ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section IX, Welding and Brazing Qualifications.
Licenses/Certifications:  Valid State Driver’s License.
Communication Skills:  Must be able to read, write, and speak English well enough to understand, give and take directions.

Determination of Essential Functions

Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position
  1. May be required to work in areas of high noise levels.10%
  2. Lifting , up to 45 lbs. 15%
  3. Carrying, up to 45 lbs. 15%
  4. Exerting pressure up to 45 lbs.15%
  5. Reaching above shoulders - daily10%
  6. Use of fingers100%
  7. Both hands required100%
  8. Both legs required 100%
  9. Ability to distinguish basic colors 100%
  10. Hearing required100%
  11. Vision (Corrected) 100%
  12. Must be able to use respiratory protection30%
 Description of Work Environment
1. The work environment requires the ability to cooperate, work in teams and                                                        
work well with individuals at all levels of the company, the client, and outside users. 100%
2. The nature of the work requires the ability to communicate clearly.    100%
3. May be required to sit for extended periods of time.  85%
Equipment and Machines Involved in Tasks
1. Must have the ability to use PC and associated equipment on a  daily basis.  40%  
2. Use of the telephone is required.  40%
3. Use of other general office equipment. 10%
4. Various welding/cutting equipment, Mechanical hand tools/electrical hand tools,                                   
    rigging equipment and manual operated hoists. 70%
Critical Nature of Attendance and Safe Work Practices
Regular attendance is essential to the efficient operation of NAS and is a necessary condition of employment.  Each employee will be expected to adhere to the work schedule established by his/her supervisor and comply with the company’s attendance policy. Overtime is required to meet work schedules at an approximate rate up to 15%.  Employees are expected to report to work at the scheduled time, return from breaks promptly, and depart work not earlier than the end of the scheduled day. Compliance with safety rules and safe work practices is an essential function of the job.
Other Functions
1. Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.
2. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.
3. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance and to obtain and maintain access to the AEDC local area computer network.

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Due to Air Force Security requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at AEDC.
NAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minority/Women/Veterans/Disabled (AA/EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
Applicants with a physical or mental disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may e-mail their request to PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES to this address as they will not be considered for employment opportunities.

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