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About the Organization Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, HDT Global is the industry leader in engineering, designing and manufacturing leading-edge military expeditionary products, rugged industrial/commercial products, and products for medical rehabilitation. Our product lines include shelters, heaters, environmental control units (ECUs), power generators, chemical/biological/radiological/nuclear (CBRN) air filtration and collective protection systems, military vehicles, perimeter protection systems, and robotics including manipulator arms, vehicles, and healthcare solutions.

Additionally, HDT’s success and longevity is based on the full range of engineering services we offer, including design, analysis, testing, validation, training, and installation. These services provide the foundation of our innovation, providing ongoing research and development.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location HDT (Huntsville, AL)  

Overall Summary

The primary function of this position is responsibility for various types of weld preparation, welding and weld finishing operations to manufacture product to work orders, customer specifications, or other forms of instruction

Primary and Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Proficient in assigned welding techniques such as MIG, TIG, torch or plasma arc
  • Interprets mechanical drawings, as directed by supervision, includes a working knowledge and understanding of weld symbols
  • Possesses a working knowledge of fixtures and weld set up parameters (amps, volts, etc.)
  • Utilizes conventional measuring instruments such as a tape measure
  • Process inspection, certification, and documentation
  • Performs welding equipment maintenance
  • Finishes grinding applications using manual and power tools
  • Displays a proficient and efficient use of O/H Beam and Jib cranes
  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Adheres to all quality and safety standards
  • Supports other projects and performs duties as assigned

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  • May participate in lean/six sigma/quality/safety initiatives as required
  • Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Does not supervise others

Years Experience     

  • 1 – 3 years of industry experience preferred

Level of Education   

  • High School diploma or GED preferred. In lieu of diploma, relevant work experience demonstrating the required job skills and abilities needed to successfully perform the job.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility listed above satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Heavy lifting or moving of material will be required.

Experience / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Successful completion of a HDT Global welding test, and the ability to achieve certification to customer requirements as applicable
  • Ability to work from verbal and written instructions
  • Proficient and efficient in the use of O/H Beam and Jib cranes
  • Ability to work from verbal and written instructions
  • Reads/understands shop drawings, blueprints and technical drawings as directed by supervision
  • Reads work orders, instructions, formulas, or processing charts
  • Understands technical operating, service or repair manuals
  • Exhibits problem solving knowledge involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Possesses knowledge of reading conventional measuring instruments
  • Possesses knowledge of reading and understanding shop drawings as directed by supervision
  • Works as a member of a team
  • Exhibits flexibility to work adjusted schedules and work overtime when required
  • Operation of small power tools, other hand tools and computerized and high-pressure equipment
  • Goal oriented and team focused to ensure completion of projects in a timely manner

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Work is accomplished in a moderately clean plant environment
  • The production floor does not have a cooling system
  • The sound level in the work environment may fluctuate due to noises associated with manufacturing process
  • Regularly exposed to dust, odors, oil and/or fumes

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Performs all work in accordance with safety and workmanship and good housekeeping specifications
  • Frequent lifting of up to 50 lbs., occasional lifting up to 75 lbs.
  • Ability to climb ladders, bend, kneel, work overhead with arms, and sit or stand for several hours at a time
  • Eye/hand coordination required, with steady and agile hands to operate equipment and tools
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), as required per plant rules


  • New employee safety orientation and training on special tools or software required for job performance

Equal Opportunity Employer of protected Veterans, disabled individuals or other individuals regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, age or sexual orientation.

Position Requirements  
Number of Openings 1  

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