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Raytheon Technologies Welder I, 2nd Shift in West Des Moines, Iowa

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United States of America


HIA02: Engine Comp (TFT) - WDM 4th St 811 Fourth Street, West Des Moines, IA, 50265 USA

Welder is an entry level position with no certification required. The purpose for an operator at this level is to learn and train on the basic understandings of all welding specific operations. Welders must obtain a basic level ability to set up and operate a variety of automatic and manual equipment to produce precision parts with direct supervision by a certified Welder (level II or above). Welder follows and complies with established standard work under general supervision in efforts to obtain certification within 120 days. The welder will typically refer problems or deviations to more experiences operators including Lead Technicians, Supervisors or engineers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Learn how to set up and operate automatic and manual welding machines according to specifications.

  • Learns how to perform cleaning operations as may be required as performed in production

  • Learns how to inspect and check dimensions using precision gauges and measuring instruments.

  • Learns how to assemble parts and position in fixture.

  • Learns how to operate the CNC equipment as required to complete the weld.

  • Performing cleaning operations after welding as may be required to complete the weld.

  • Learns how to perform non-production welds.

  • Read and interpret blueprints and specifications sheets.

  • Accurately complete production documentation and performs necessary labor transactions.

  • Support and follow all rules/guidelines/standards set by EHS, Quality, and CI functions as set by your leader and position.

  • Actively participates in the Continuous Improvement process as well as safety related activities

  • Over 40 hours is required as scheduled to meet business needs.

  • All other duties as assigned including working extended shifts/overtime as required by the business.

  • Willingness to work nonstandard hours

  • Some Holiday hours may be required based on business need

  • Working extended shifts/overtime as required by the business

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be a US Person

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Manufacturing background preferred.

  • TIG welding experience preferred.

  • Manual dexterity to perform tasks associated with welding.

  • Ability to learn how to read and understand prints

  • Basic computer proficiency (e-mail, print documents, internet) and ability to learn how to operate a computer to access prints and/or specified work instructions.

  • Basic shop math including knowledge of Geometric Tolerances

  • Basic proficiency with identifying, analyzing and resolving problems

  • Ability to learn basics of the position within first 3 months of employment

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of employees and management

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies 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, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.