Welder

Welder

Welder

Trade code:
456A
Non-compulsory
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A Welder permanently joins pieces of metal or manufactured parts using metal filler and heat and/or pressure; builds structures and repairs broken or cracked parts according to specifications; and carries out special processes, such as welding studs and brazing. Specifically, a Welder:

  • lays out, cuts, and forms metals to specifications

  • fits sub-assemblies and assemblies together and preparing assemblies for welding

  • uses three major types of welding: arc, gas, and resistance

  • uses various welding and cutting processes to join structural steel and cut metal in vessels, piping and other components

  • fabricates parts, tools, machines and equipment

  • joins parts being manufactured, builds structures and repairs damaged or worn parts

  • controls for quality before, during and after welding

Welder