Mid Level

Welders use various hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal parts or to fill holes, indentations, and seams of metal products. They inspect workspace, equipment, and finished work to ensure high levels of quality and safety at all times.

Welders specialize in connecting and repairing different types of  metals with a wide range of tools, robotics, materials, and work environments, sometimes even under water or in other extreme outdoor conditions. Welding allows employees to blend their desire to build something with an artistic flair.

Typical Education/Training: Technical Certificate/Diploma

Work Experience: 4-7 years 

Wage Range: $15 - $26/hour

Knowledge & Skills:

  1. Welding and Metal Working Certificate
  2. Critical Thinking Skills
  3. Ignite and Use Torches
  4. Precise Hand/Eye Coordination
  5. Attention to Detail
  6. Safety and Quality Control

Similar Roles/Titles: Production Welder, Welding Technician, Manufacturing Welding Technician, Brazer/ Solderer, MIG Welder, Manual Welder

Career Interest Types: RCA - Realistic, Conventional, Artistic

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