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Welder / Fitter (Union) - 2nd Shift

Company: Johnson Controls, Inc.
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

What you will do

We're keeping the Navy cool. Literally. Our team at the Grantley Plant custom designs, develops and manufactures complex chilled water HVAC and refrigeration equipment for Navy vessels around the world. The job consists of performing duties required to plan, lay out, fabricate, assemble, fit, braze tubing, thread, weld complex piping, system components and weld coded, and noncoded pressure vessel assemblies and subassemblies, working with ferrous, nonferrous metals, using conventional or automatic submerged arc welding and difficult positions of stick, tig, and manual arc welding of Navy equipment.

Location: Grantley Plant in York, PA

Shift: 2nd shift (3:00pm - 11:30pm)

Pay: Starting rate of pay is $26.22 plus .50 shift differential for 2nd shift.

Benefits: Eligible for benefits on first day of employment

How you will do it

  1. Working from isometric, pictorial drawings, process sheets, welding symbols, specifications, codes, flow diagram, models, MM&G instructions.

  2. Work on floor, guarded platform, ladders or at welding table.

  3. Perform floor erection or fixture assembly of pressure vessels and subassemblies.

  4. Weld in all hand positions.

  5. Finish weld to Navy Code, welding standards.

  6. Lay out from center line or make own lay out as required to locate all internal, external part details, angular, radial, longitudinal relationships.

  7. Lay out, burn out, nut and bolt assembly, fit adjust, tack stud weld, and weld part details, internal and external components, such as heads, lugs, brackets, baffles, piping, valves, fittings, oil coolers, water boxes, covers, make all connections.

  8. Clean, chip dress, rework welds, air arc, gouge out, repair, reweld.

  9. Pressure test, repair leaks.

  10. Remove slag, clean shell interiors.

What we look for


  1. Applicant must pass a Navy MIL Standard weld and layout test that consists of pipe to pipe with backing ring 6G position using filler metal 7018 in order to be hired.

  2. High school diploma or general education degree (GED), with three (3) or more years of welding experience preferred.

  3. Ability to use scale, steel tape, level, combination square set, fixtures, bender, brazing torch, threaded leak detector templates, hand powered tools, guarded platforms, ladders, and other appropriate welding and material handling equipment.

  4. Ability to use shop mathematics, work from prints, sketches, instructions, and use a variety of fractional measuring devices.

  5. Ability to perform physical work continuously to include lifting heavy weight materials while handling chain falls, structural shapes, and in strained work positions.

  6. Ability to work safely at all times. Constant care is necessary to prevent injury.

  7. U.S. citizen.


  1. Technical or Vocational Welding schooling, or equivalent welding experience.

  2. Experience working with welding of piping for pressure vessels.

  3. Experience working with Shielded Metal Arc, Stick, Tig, Flux Core Arc, and/or Gas Tungsten Arc Welding.

  4. Pipe welding and/or fitting experience

Who we are

The primary mission of Johnson Controls Navy Systems is to supply Chilled Water Air Conditioning Plants, Refrigeration Systems and associated equipment to the US Navy and US Coast Guard. Johnson Controls Navy Systems is a part of the Johnson Controls Federal Systems business. Our robust, high reliability products are designed, manufactured and tested in York, PA to military and other stringent customer specifications. Most of our designs are custom engineered for the specific application.

If you'd like to learn more about who we are, what we do, and the systems and products we work with please check out our "take a journey" video on Youtube to learn more. (Around 7 minutes long)


Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou.

Division: JCFS (Johnson Controls Federal Systems)

Keywords: Johnson Controls, Inc., Harrisburg , Welder / Fitter (Union) - 2nd Shift, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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