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Welders are at the heart of the construction, manufacturing, and aerospace fields. Generally, welders will spend their time cutting, combining, and shaping metal materials that will be used in these fields. Working with a blueprint, they will create the product required by their employer. In addition to creating new products or to building new structures, welders are often required to do structural repairs and repairs to machinery. The diversity of the work and the challenges it poses make welding the perfect career for those who are looking to push themselves both mentally and physically. Additional work opportunities that are available for welders include that of being a welding engineer, a welding inspector, or a welding supervisor.

Education Requirement for Welders

A high school diploma or GED certificate is required for the position, and a logical way of thinking and a basic understanding of mathematics are also traits that are invaluable in this field. It is also preferable for welders to have some construction experience though on-the-job training will be given. As a minimum requirement, they should have a general certificate in welding. This verifies that they understand basic welding techniques, safety guidelines, and blueprints needed on the job. Advanced welding certificates are also available for those who are looking to focus on particular advanced styles of welding.

Welding Job Market

The job market outlook for welders is positive. According to statistics, between the years 2012 and 2022, there is expected to be a 20 percent increase in the number of welder positions that are available, with approximately 64,100 new openings.

Welders’ Salary

The annual salary for welders fluctuates depending on what field they work in. On average, welders earn approximately $34,700 a year. The bottom average annual wage is $22,900. Some welders’ salaries top out at around $52,000.

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Production Supervisor ( 2nd Shift ) needed for a tier 1 Automotive Stamping Plant position in the Sterling Heights, Michigan area. Production supervisor will be responsible for leading a team of 20 people on the 2nd shift at a growing tier 1 automotive client. Plant produces welded products for the automotive industry. Preference will be give to a production supervisor with 3 years experience as a...
Chrysler Group LLC Auburn Hills, MI
The Welding Engineer- Arc Welding and Brazing is responsible for the support of Chrysler light weighting initiatives by developing methods for joining new grades of higher strength steels, aluminum and magnesium. The Welding Engineer will develop and understand the impact of multiple welding processes on lightweight materials like aluminum, magnesium and steels; develop and maintain Chrysler arc w...
Chrysler Group, LLC Auburn Hills, MI, 48326
The Welding Engineer- Arc Welding and Brazing is responsible for the support of Chrysler light weighting initiatives by developing methods for joining new grades of higher strength steels, aluminum and magnesium. The Welding Engineer will develop and understand the impact of multiple welding processes on lightweight materials like aluminum, magnesium and steels; develop and maintain Chrysler arc w...
Job Description: NABI Bus, a leading manufacturer of Heavy-Duty Transit buses is looking for a Welding Engineer. NABI is committed to assisting transportation providers in the public and private markets with the highest quality mass transit vehicles possible. NABI’s commitment is to focus on customer needs while creating value through better products, lower costs, and superior service. Today, N...
Performs a wide range of routine to complex manual, automatic and/or semiautomatic welds utilizing a variety of equipment on high temperature and high strength metal alloys. RESPONSIBILITIES: Under limited supervision and following established procedures, responsibilities may include some or all of the following duties: ¨ Perform a variety of approved welding techniques. ¨ Read and understand ...
Company Confidential Buffalo Grove, IL, 60089
Machine Operator/ Welding/ Metal Fabrication/ Assembly Associate ... you owe it to yourself to join a progressive and FUN Buffalo Grove company that treats its staff very well and provides a cohesive, welcoming atmosphere! Machine Operator/ Welding/ Metal Fabrication/ Assembly Associate will work 1st shift, 9am-5pm. Machine Operator/ Welding/ Metal Fabrication/ Assembly Associate primary responsi...
Title: Network-Telecom Contract Engineer Location:East Chicago, IN 46312 Salary $75K - $85K + (10-20% Bonus) Seeking a high energy, self-motivated welding engineer with strong expertise in physical/welding metallurgy and familiarity with various sheet metal welding processes used in the automotive industry. The successful candidate will manage a program to generate welding data for sheet steel ...
Welding Supervisor needed immediately for busy Manufacturer. Welding Supervisor supervises and coordinates activities of welders and material cutters for a manufacturer of golf cart accessories. JOB REQUIREMENTS - HS diploma/GED, Minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience/leadership role in a manufacturing environment. Requires excellent communication skills, ability to work well with others, ...
Hunter Engineering Company is a world leader in automotive service equipment, offering state-of-the-art wheel alignment systems, brake lathes, tire changers, lift racks and brake testers. Hunter equipment is approved and used by vehicle manufacturers, automobile and truck dealers, tire dealers and automotive service facilities around the world. We are currently searching for an experienced Weldin...
Weld/QC inspector wanted for ASME/AWS fabricating shop Job Requirements: Candidates must be a Certified Weld Inspector (CWI) and have extensive welding / fabricating / inspection experience Ability to read fabrication drawings Must have ASME / AWS experience...
Company Confidential Titusville, FL, 32782
We are looking for the right person that meets the following job description: Must have a clean back ground, Valid DL, and we also offer a drug free work environment. Job Description: Job Title: Certified Welding Inspector Dept: Quality Assurance Reports To: Quality Assurance Manager/Planet Manager Safety: Safety is the most important part of any position: 1.) Adhere to all safety rules an r...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Arc Welding Associate/ Arc Welder Indianapolis, IN Contract Unspecified Apply Apply Arc Welding Associate/ Arc Welder Indianapolis, IN Contract Unspecified Apply Job Details If you are a Arc Welding Associate/ Arc Welder with experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us 1. We are a ...
Play a key role on the ground floor of a new service center within a global industry leader. As Welding Supervisor you will lead a team of two (we expect that number to grow) and oversee MIG welding and distribution for a variety of hollow metal doors, frames and more. The sooner you come on board, the more involvement you will have in hiring the team and setting up processes. You'll be the "ranki...
Custom Alloy Corporation JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Welding Manager Department: Production- Welding Location: High Bride, NJ 08829 Reports to: Plant Operations Manager Position Type: Full Time Travel Required: Minimal : Position Summary: Responsible for ensuring productive, cost effective, and “on schedule” manufacturing production process in welding department as well as planning,...
Nesco Resource has partnered with a large automotive company in search of a Weld Engineer in Columbus, OH. Qualified applicants will meet the qualifications and be able to perform the essential functions listed below: Description: The Weld Engineer will perform a variety of multi trade functions, such as the installation, maintenance or repair of equipment, machinery, and facility. Duties includ...
WELD ENGINEER: experience with fabrication and product specifications with automotive structural components. You would be responsible to develop and modify welding methods, techniques and procedures, improving product and production. Knowledge of robotic welding, including laser welding methodologies. Technical support to preventive maintenance. Must haves: 5 + years of successful facilitation an...
The Welding Engineer will be responsible for the following organizational activities: · Welding and Brazing · Raw material cutting · Sub-component Fabrication · Quality Control of all operations in Fabrication · Training of employees – certification · Redlining drawings and updating drawings · Corrective and preventive actions · Preventive maintenance of machinery · Manufacturing procedur...
Direct Hire- Top Wages & Benefits Wayne Metals LLC located in Markle, IN is now accepting application for experienced Amada Press Brake Setup Technicians and Robot Welding Operators 3yrs Setup exp. and a tremendous appetite for advancement opportunity is required! Please send resume to: Wayne Metals, LLC HR, 400 E Logan St. Markle IN 46770 or apply in person August 26th or 28th from ...
Growing Little Rock, Arkansas manufacturer is seeking a Welding Engineer to join our Little Rock Team. Welspun Tubular is one of the largest welded pipe producers in the world. We believe that employees are our most valued resource. Welspun provides a safe work environment, with competitive pay, and excellent benefits. Position Summary The Welding Engineer plays a vital role at Welspun. As the W...
Southern California Regional Occupational Center CERTIFICATED VACANCY: WELDING INSTRUCTOR SCHEDULE: Hours & Days TBD @ Center BASIC FUNCTION: Teach a competency-based course designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in welding and in other related industries, and also to prepare students to meet industry certification requirements. Emphasis is placed on application of following o...

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