Welders manage the machines that manufacture and repair metal structures, tools, and equipment. Other duties include planning layouts and measurements and testing welded surfaces.
High school diploma or similar
A minimum of 2 years work experience as a welder
Excellent knowledge of welding machinery, electrical equipment, and manual tools.
Outstanding attention to detail.
Reading & Writing
Good Geometry Skills
Weld small and large components such as copper plumbing, beams, and pipelines.
Use specialized machinery for industrial welding and oversee machines
Maintain and repair all machinery.
Assess welded surfaces, structures and components to identify errors.
Follow and enforce strict safety regulations such as wearing heat-resistant gloves, protective masks, and safety shoes.
Monitor machinery for appropriate usage and temperature.
Weld components in flat, vertical, and overhead positions.