Welder III joins, fabricates, and repairs metal and other weldable material by applying appropriate welding techniques. Interprets blueprints, specifications, diagrams or schematics to determine appropriate welding process. Being a Welder III inspects completed welds to determine structural soundness. Familiar with and complies with all safety requirements and protocols for working in a hazardous environment. Additionally, Welder III may prepare the materials and set up for a welding device or robot. May be required to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Welder III works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Welder III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification.