Welders perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Read and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications
  • Be able to fit up large pieces of steel plate and weld using metal core wire
  • Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding
  • Computer skills required to sign into jobs, work orders, issue parts, request time off etc.

Employment requirements:

  • apprentice welder 1st 2nd or 3rd year.