Weld/Rework Technicnan - Houston

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About the role

An opportunity has arisen within the Component Repair Department for a Weld/Rework Technician. The successful candidate will be based in Houston (Beltway 8 and West Little York Road) and will report to the Lead Machinist/Production Manager. The Weld/Rework Technician is involved in executing welding and minor/major repairs on a diverse range of engine components and parts.


You will be entitled to participate in the Company’s benefit programs as outlined in the information pack that will be sent in a separate communication. This includes the following: ​

  • Hybrid work schedule
  • 401(K) Plan
  • Medical Plan
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program

An overview of your day

  • Conduct minor and major welding repairs on a diverse range of engine parts.
  • Execute precise welding techniques to ensure the structural integrity of components.
  • Proficient in using micrometers for precise measurements in welding applications, ensuring accuracy and adherence to specifications.
  • Utilize welding equipment proficiently for repair tasks.
  • Operate pneumatic and electric grinding tools for smoothing and shaping metal surfaces.
  • Employ metal cutting equipment for precision shaping of engine parts.
  • Use blast equipment for abrasive cleaning and surface preparation.
  • Operate a hydraulic press for tasks requiring substantial force.
  • Employ an electric furnace for heat treatment processes.
  • Utilize a drill press for precision drilling tasks.
  • Operate grinding wheels and belt sanders for refining metal surfaces.
  • Operate vacuum sealing equipment for creating airtight seals.
  • Utilize chemical cleaning equipment for cleaning engine parts.
  • Operate pressure testing equipment to ensure component integrity.
  • Refurbish engine components daily.
  • Follow instructions provided by engine overhaul manuals, engineering documents, and part prints.
  • Ensure compliance with standards and specifications during the refurbishment process.

What we need from you

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Welding certification is a plus.
  • Previous mechanical experience is a plus, 2-3 years of experience desired.
  • Must possess basic collection of hand tools and a working knowledge of their use.
  • Demonstrate proper use of welding equipment and precision measurement equipment.

What we can offer you

As well as having an enviable culture and great people, we offer opportunities to learn and develop. Our valued workforce has access to a range of benefits, which include:


$48,130 - $58,826 (dependent on experience)

Paid Time Off

You will be entitled to a minimum of one hundred and thirty-six flexible hours paid time off (PTO) increases with tenure up to 256 hours.

Standard Holidays

RWG offers 11 paid Holidays annually.

Flexible Work Schedule

All regular full-time employees are eligible to participate in our flexible work schedule, which consists of five (5) workdays of eight (8) hours in one week and four (4) days of ten (10) hours in the second week for a total of eighty (80) hours during two (2) consecutive work weeks. The schedule allows every second Friday to be taken provided the agreed hours of work are fulfilled.

We are the team to deliver

At RWG, we are extremely proud of our people. They make our business the world-leading service provider it is today. We are the leading global provider of approved maintenance, repair and overhaul services for Siemens-Energy industrial aero-derivative gas generators and power turbines. We are authorised to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services for Rolls-Royce marine gas turbines used for marine propulsion. Operators rely on us to deliver exceptional service that lowers lifecycle costs and enhances the performance of their equipment. That’s why we are committed to training and developing our people and nurturing future talent.

Our commitment to Diversity

RWG recognises the importance and values the qualities, skills and contributions a diverse workforce brings to the company. We welcome applications from anyone who has the necessary skills to carry out this role.

Applications are to be submitted to the HR Department, by email to hr@rwgroup.com

Closing date for applications is 18 June 2024