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Welding Jobs Overview
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.
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.
Job Summary The Research Group, located in Warsaw, Indiana, is actively seeking a motivated, enthusiastic, and talented individual for the position of Welding Engineer. The incumbent will be responsible for being the corporate subject matter expert in the field of welding and will provide key support to new product development and manufacturing initiatives. This individual will develop and assure...
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...
We are needing welders who have some and full experience. Job consists of assembling and welding metal parts on production line, using welding equipment, requiring only a limited knowledge of welding techniques....
About the Company Signal Metal Industries is a well established, highly diversified, steel fabrication and machining company that manufactures large steel products for various heavy industries throughout the country. We do traditional job shop work and also perform production work for other large manufacturers in the USA. Our growing, 41 year old company has over 200 employees who are dedicated t...
Harbert Machine & Welding, LLC (Denver, Colorado) is seeking a company General Manager. The well respected company has been in business for over 25 years and is looking to continue to grow and expand. The position offers tremendous potential for the right candidate. The GM will be responsible for all day to day operations of this machine shop including P&L responsibility. Experience managing mach...
Amotec Staffing is hiring a Spot Welder, Assembly and Inspection position at a Lorain manufacturer that is an innovative leader in their industry. This company promotes quickly and offers an excellent benefit package including profit sharing that can total up to 3 months of employee salary. Job Requirements: •6 months manufacturing or related prior experience •Able to stand, reach and move at a...
Description Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems sector is seeking a Fabrication and Weld Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Sunnyvale, California. Northrop Grumman Marines Systems specializes in the development of; manufacturing, assembly and testing of missile launching and handling systems, and propulsion power generation systems for n...
CCE Adjunct - Welding and Fabrication Skills Instructor Part-time adjunct instructor needed to teach MIG, TIG, and/or Stick Welding courses either daytime or evening hours. Expertise in print reading and fabrication skills required. 5 years of welding work experience with welding certifications or training/education in welding with welding certifications and 3 years of welding work experience req...
- ) 4 year degree in Welding Engineering or equivalent field experience 2) Nuclear industry experience a plus 3) AP1000 experience a plus 4) Strong knowledge of all applicable welding standards ( AWS D1.1, ect) 4) N690 Standard Requirements/Responsibilities: 1. Perform engineering design and analysis and propose solutions to complex problems that are not well defined. 2. Identify, define a...
Kemmerich USA LP is a first tier supplier to the automotive industry. We are locating a plant in Auburn, Alabama to better serve our customers including BMW, Ford, GM, Mercedes, and Volkswagen. The Auburn plant joins a corporate family that has manufacturing operations in Germany, Spain and the Czech Republic. This high tech state of the art plant is currently looking to fill the position of: PRE...
Rocore, established in 1984, designs and manufacturers heat transfer products in five manufacturing facilities in Wisconsin, Tennessee, Kentucky and Texas. Rocore’sheadquarters is located in Indianapolis on the southwest side of the city. The company is founded on the principle of customer satisfaction through flexibility and employee commitment. Our ability to perform is based not only on the exp...
McNichols Company is North America's leading supplier and fabricator of metal, expanded, wire mesh, architectural metals and a variety of gratings products. Founded in 1952 by the late Robert L. McNichols, the company was established on his Christian values, high ethical standards and strong commitment to customer satisfaction. With metals service centers strategically placed from coast-to-coast, ...
Position: Robitic MIGWeld Engineer Location: 3 Department: Assembly Date Created: 9/4/14 Reports to: Production Supervisor Last Revision Date: 9/4/14 FLSA: non exempt Approved By: DM PRIMARY FUNCTION: Keep robotic Mig production lines running by programming, setting up and supervising Robotic Mig Welders. SECONDARY FUNCTION: Perform duties of a production associate. Duties Production Su...
$1,000 Giveaways Apply or Refer a Friend for a Shot at Winning $1,000 in One of Our Exclusive Monthly Giveaways Title: Welder Pay: $11-$16 an hour Location: Georgetown and Lexington Shift: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd JOB DESCRIPTION MIG Welding and TIG Welding Fabrication, Blue Print Reading, Buffing /grinding Operating safety working equipment and applying safety practice at work while performing...
Manufacturing Maintenance A leading manufacturer of feed products and ingredients has an immediate opening in the maintenance department. Primary responsibilities are: welding, pipe fitting, fabrication and repair with minor electrical troubleshooting. Possession of a first class boiler/steam operator license preferred. Must be able to work weekends if required. Competitive benefits package is o...
***** Our client has an opening for a welding lead person. The client is seeking a highly motivated, customer focused, and quality conscious individual to join our team. Qualified candidates must have prior experience in a manufacturing/welding lead role as well as training experience. Must be proficient in MIG and TIG welding processes and possess strong secondary machining...
Progress Rail Manufacturing Corporation (PRMC), a subsidiary of Progress Rail Services Corporation (PRSC) - a Caterpillar company - and leading provider of products and services for the railroad industry in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Europe, seeks an experienced Weld Lab Coordinator for our locomotive assembly facility located in Muncie, Indiana. PRMC's Muncie facility assemble...
Bosch Emission System applies appropriate packages for exhaust-gas treatment, offering specific solutions for very specific vehicles. The emissions product range includes diesel particulate filters, diesel oxidation catalysts, SCR catalytic converters and the associated tubing, urea metering systems, sensors, AdBlue tanks, and all the additional components needed for a complete exhaust-gas treatm...
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Some College Coursework Completed
Some High School Coursework
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Fabricates metal components by analyzing requirements; welding or joining parts; filling holes, indentations, or seams.
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Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
Ignites torches or starts power supplies and strike arcs by touching electrodes to metals being welded, completing electrical circuits.
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