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. Inspects completed welds to determine structural soundness. Familiar with and complies with all safety requirements and protocols for working in a hazardous environment. 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. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Has gained full proficiency in a broad range of activities related to the job. Independently performs a wide range of complex duties under general guidance from supervisors. Typically requires 5-7 years of related experience.
Alternate Job Titles: Boiler Welder III,Combo Welder III,Mig /Tig Welder III,Pipe Welder III,Senior Welder,Solderer/Brazer III,Spot Welder III,Welder Lead Hand,Welder/Fabricator III
Automotive , Skilled and Trades