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SAIC Welder Fitter in HANAHAN, South Carolina


SAIC is seeking a Welder-Fitter to perform various production welding operations using GMAW-Pulse welding processes on high-hard armored steel.

Work Site: 7410 A Magi Road, Hanahan SC 29410

Note: This is PERM that offers the full suite of Benefits.

Job Duties:

  • Ensures welding processes, procedural instructions, evaluations, inspection processes, etc. are held to customer and code requirements of all fabrication performed.

  • Weld structural assemblies using GMAW-Pulse process during fabrication and installation sequence of vehicle construction.

  • Fabricate, weld, and assemble steel and aluminum tooling and fixtures with the use of common metal shop tools/equipment such as band saws, plasma and gas torch cutters, lathes, drill presses, etc.

  • Read, interpret, comprehend and comply with work instruction, process sheets, diagrams, sketches and blueprints to determine operations, required materials and timeframes for projects.

  • Set up, operate and maintain welding equipment.

  • Understand and implement personal and company safety measures by wearing specialized goggles, helmets, and gloves.

  • Analyzes engineering drawings and specifications to plan layout, fit up, and welding operations of structures.

  • Able to effectively utilize fixtures, jigs, and clamps, as provided for effective positioning and holding of parts to be welded.

  • Cleans and prepares surfaces to be welded. Sets up, assembles, and tacks weld parts.

  • All other duties as assigned.


Required Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma/ GED and two to five years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 2 years of experience with fabrication within the steel industry

  • Familiarity with the Ground Combat Vehicle Welding Code

  • Must have the ability to prepare acceptable weld test coupons using GMAW-Pulse welding process, with high-hard armor steel plate, in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overheard welding positions

  • Familiarity with ISO 9001

  • Must understand GD&T

  • Ability to read blue prints, tape measures, calipers, micrometers, weld gauges

  • Physical Demands include ability to maneuver up to 200 lbs. independently and safely lift 50 lbs. without assistance.

  • Ability to work without close supervision.

  • Communication skills are essential to work with team members.

Required Travel: Ability to travel out of state up to 10% as required


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation’s most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability