United Airlines Weld Technician Base in San Francisco, California
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Technical Operations is the maintenance, repair, and overhaul division of United. The department includes aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment and facilities teams, supply chain teams and more.
San Francisco, CA
Starting Salary: $26.42 per hour
Overview & Responsibilities
As a Welding Technician you will work in the fast-paced San Francisco Technical Operation department and this position plays a very important role in providing quality service to our internal customers.
The Welding Technician should have strong working knowledge and abilities to perform repairs on critical Aircraft and Engine parts on a daily basis
including the required following duties and qualifications:
Perform assigned work utilizing shielded metal arc, gas, tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding processes.
Experience welding hard alloys (stainless steel, titanium Inconel and /or steel)
Must be able to read and interpret blueprints
Must be familiar with precision measuring instruments
Welding Technicians must be able to work around the clock shifts, including weekends and holidays, in the outdoors in all
weather conditions. Schedules are bid and awarded according to seniority. Technicians may bid for schedules several
times a year and schedules are awarded according to seniority.
Welding Technicians are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT). Salary increases will be
administered according to the current IBT/United contract. Shift differentials of $.52 and $.56 cents per hour for working
an afternoon or evening shift respectively are paid in addition to the hourly rate. New employees are required to join the
union within ninety (90) days of employment. There is an initiation fee for joining the union and subsequent monthly union
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
Division: 66 Technical Operations/Maintenance
Function: Tech Ops / Maintenance - Line / Individual Contributor
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled