Metal Fitter Tacker C

Senior Aerospace SSP - 2980 N San Fernando Blvd, Burbank, CA 91504
Vacancy title
Metal Fitter Tacker C
Senior Aerospace SSP - 2980 N San Fernando Blvd, Burbank, CA 91504
Advertised salary
Starting at $45,760.00
Employment type
Working pattern
Monday - Friday
Closing date
28 June 2024

Who is Senior plc?

Senior plc is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 30 operating businesses in 13 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, and land vehicle and power & energy markets. The Group is split into two divisions, Aerospace and Flexonics, servicing five key sectors.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it …

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect & Trust – Accountability – Excellence

Who is SSP?

Senior Aerospace SSP, specializes in designing, manufacturing, and qualifying complex ducting systems for aerospace applications. Since its humble roots in 1945, the campus has now expanded to include a 59,000 sq. ft high-volume production facility, in addition to its legacy 131,000 ft2 main buildings which combined, accommodate over 500 employees. Vertically integrated with its own foundry, fabrication shop, and ISO certified engineering lab, Senior Aerospace SSP acquired by Senior PLC in 1995 and has continued its expansion into new programs and technologies. 

Why join SSP?

Senior Aerospace SSP is the leader of innovative design and manufacturing methods in the area of complex aerospace systems. Joining out team will provide you with a rewarding career with a tight-knit and collaborative team. You will also enjoy a competitive compensation package that includes a market-led base salary, comprehensive benefits package along with wellness benefits, matching 401K plan and paid time off. Apply today for an opportunity to join our team!

If offer of employment is made it will be contingent upon passing all of the following: Drug Test, Background Check, ITAR and U.S. Export Compliance Screening.

What does the job involve?

Summary: Set up and fit detailed parts on aircraft, aerospace and similar assemblies. Performs hand grinding, expanding and hand fitting to blueprint dimensions for heliarc tacking, welding and/or resistance welding.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Under general supervision, must be able to perform a variety of job duties including, but not limited to:

  • Performs such typical operations as aligning machined details or stampings preparatory to welding operations.
  • Trims, scribes, files or grinds parts to templates or scribed lines.
  • Sets up single jobs in assembly jig for welding.
  • Assists higher classified workers as required.
  • Performs rework, repair and other associated operations relating to the work described.
  • Maintain minimum output of 65%.
  • Maintain minimum product quality acceptance of 90%.
  • Follow all Senior policies and procedure.
  • Other duties as assigned.

In addition to the above, Metal Fitters are to maintain an organized, clean and safe work area using safety standards and expectations while adhering to all quality practices. Senior is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Degree or General Education Degree; or 3- 6 months of related and/ or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skills:

  • Language: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Also, must be able to read and interpret blueprints. Have knowledge of the forming characteristics of metals and their reactions when heat is applied.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply a general sense of understanding to carry out detailed, written and oral instructions. Also, ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Mathematical Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Other Abilities: Must be able to read and interpret blueprints.


  • Tacking Certificate.

Tools used:

  • Set up and operate metal expander, hand or pedestal grinder, and large or small band saw.

Materials Used:

  • Emery cloth, clamps, cleaning solvent, welding gases, Ferrous and non-ferrous metals and their alloys in the form of sheet tubular stock and machined and formed parts.

ITAR Compliance:
• Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/ or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, U.S. refugees, asylees or temporary residents under amnesty provisions [as defined in 8 USC 1324b(a)(3)] and properly licensed foreign persons. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to determine whether they are subject to these regulations and, if so, to assess their country of chargeability for export control purposes. Additionally, potential employee’s names will be screened against the Consolidated Screening List (maintained by the United States government) to determine eligibility to receive technical data.