Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Metal Fitting Mechanic - 2nd Shift

    Location US-CA-Canoga Park
    Job ID
    Manufacturing and Production - Other
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our websites at and


    We are seeking a Metal Fitting Mechanic to join our facility in Canoga Park, California (Los Angeles area). Union position. 2nd shift.


    Finish-form, fit and assemble pre-fabricated parts preparatory to fusion welding, silver soldering and brazing or diffusion bonding and straighten and align distorted assemblies after such operations.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    Layout, weld, braze or diffusion bond assemblies for assembly, fitting and straightening operations.


    Build up assemblies composed of pre-fabricated parts which must be finish-formed, trimmed, fitted and located by hand to exacting tolerances. Restore the correct configuration to assemblies which have accumulated distortions or strains in several planes due to welding operations.


    Build up the initial assembly and check the final fit to other assemblies to ascertain usability of parts and tooling for new assemblies. Perform rework and repair of parts and assemblies.


    High School graduate or equivalent preferred. Candidate must have 5 years of experience working in and around machining, fabrication or welding operations.


    US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.


    Must have a proven safety record and experience with PPE.

    Experience fitting ducts with compound bends to meet final weld requirements.

    Experience cleaning and prepping ducts, flanges and manifolds.

    Experience using grinding and polishing tools.

    Experience working directly with welders and welded assemblies.

    Experience reading, comprehending and using planning and drawings to meet required specification requirements.



    Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

    The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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