Welding Engineer

CurtissWright   •  

Cheswick, PA

Industry: Engineering Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 293 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description

Summary of Position

The ideal candidate will provide innovative, technically significant and economically important material and welding solutions I support of Marketing, Design and Manufacturing.

Department: Operations 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage materials joining work plans including schedules, budgets and resource requirements to meet both EMD and project objectives.
  • Identify, evaluate and resolve non-routine materials joining and manufacturing engineering problems as they relate to nontraditional repair work in an accurate, timely and informed manner.
  • Proactively seek and accept responsibility for solving new and difficult materials joining and manufacturing engineering challenges, while appropriately assessing and managing risks.
  • Effectively communicate technical concepts across all levels of EMD and customer organizations.
  • Provide technical support to a skilled labor force and manufacturing support personnel.
  • Provide priorities and directions to the Manufacturing Development Lab Technicians in support of materials, joining, testing and evaluation.
  • Identify new and/or improved welding processes/techniques for improving EMD applications.
  • Work with design and manufacturing engineering to resolve materials joining issues before and during manufacturing and provide technical support to suppliers and customers.
  • Provide support in identifying and troubleshooting equipment problems.
  • Provide support for audits of suppliers.
  • Interact with customers and design engineers to ensure compliance with customer specifications.


5% to 10%, dependent on project(s) needs 


  • B.S. Degree in Welding Engineering, Metallurgical, or Materials Science from an accredited institution with a minimum of seven years of related experience is preferred. Equivalent experiencemaybe considered.
    • Weld symbol and fabrication drawing reading skills.
    • Knowledge of the following welding codes
      • ASME Section III & IX
      • AWS D1.1, D1.2 & D1.6
      • NAVSEA 250-1500-1
      • NAVSEA 392-0755 (seal welding)
      • NAVSEA 0989-027-8000 (brazing standard)
      • MIL-STD 248/278
      • RCC-M
  • Experience in working with carbon, low, high alloy and stainless steels, nickel and copper based alloys, as well as dissimilar metal welding.
  • Prior experience as a welding, materials or manufacturing engineer.


This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.


Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.