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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.
Position Title: AWS Certified Weld Inspector, NDE Level II / Weld Engineer Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Background in Electron Beam, LASER and GTAW welding. ASNT or CP 189 Level II in VT, RT, UT,MT,PT Experience with inspection and testing requirements in accordance in AWS Ability to interpret design/fabrication drawing Experience with testing requirements in accordance: AMS 2680/2681, ...
None Given No Experience Required 12 Years Education Preferred Skills Welding Experience. Job Description Job is located in Gainesville, Georgia. To weld metals into shape and form that has been brought to the welding department from component inventory. Responsibility: Ensure paper work is with all jobs. Ensure items are counted correctly (scrap and complete). Provide support to other depart...
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Candidate will be responsible for: * in-process inspection and witness testing of equipment in which qualification has been demonstrated * reporting results of inspections and tests witnessed or monitored REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: * 5+ years of 3rd party vendor inspection * CWI (Certified Weld...
Part-Time Welding Instructor Highland Community College is accepting applications for a part-time Welding Instructor. Qualified applicants must be proficient with SMAW and MIG Welding (TIG Welding is a plus.) This position will teach Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. during Spring 2015 semester, starting January 12, 2015. Associate's degree or higher is preferred, but candidates wit...
POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for developing welding, robotic, and assembly techniques, procedures, and application of production equipment including problem solving involving fabrication of metals, utilizing knowledge of production specifications, properties, and characteristics of metals, metal alloys, and engineering, robotic control, and test equipment principles. Responsible to provide techni...
Growing tier 1 automotive supplier in the Evansville Indiana area is looking for a Plant Manager to grow and lead a new welding and assembly plant. This is an excellent opportunity for a Plant Manager to join a growing organization and have a direct impact on one of the fastest growing Tier 1 automotive suppliers in North America. Plant Manager should have experience managing a Welding and Assembl...
Job Description To effectively and efficiently setup, operate and program robotic welding equipment. Position Responsibilities · Read, interpret and understand blueprints and drawings · Identify appropriate materials for jobs, including checking the type, size, quantity, quality and maintain traceability · Qualify and then safely operate a forklift · Properly utilize inspection equipment to ...
AWS Certified Welding Inspector - Steel Fabrication Company JOB REQUIREMENTS: Verifies that customers' quality requirements are in compliance with quality program requirements for fabricated steel. Monitoring includes product dimensions, fit-ups, welding, non-destructive testing, special coatings and shipping. Reviews documentation related to product quality in the assigned area such as specifi...
Paint/Welding Engineer Caterpillar Top Gun Staffing Inc. - Paint/Weld Engineer CAT About the Job PAINT PROJECT ENGINEER RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead and coordinate working group support to complete planned work Preparation of bidding specification for equipment installation and modification Collaboration with Purchasing to bid and award field work Supervise and coordinate equipment installation and mo...
Industrial Electrician needed in the Auburn Hills area. Client is an automotive supplier in a welding environment. Responsibilities for the Electrician Be able to wire and troubleshoot power and control circuits. Preventative maintenance on Equipment – identify weakness in design and implement improvements Support cross-functional repairs to the equipment that includes Electrical, Robotics, Me...
Quality Supervisor needed in the Auburn Hills are. Client is a Tier 1 Supplier in a welding environment. The Quality Supervisor is required to work with all departments on the development of new products in order to meet customer and TS 16949 requirements. This includes all quality related aspects of PPAP, prototype and ongoing product development. Responsibilities for the Quality Manager To ass...
.Direct Hire Position! Adecco is currently reviewing resumes for a Weld Process Planner with a well established company in St. Paris Ohio. This is a direct hire position with a leading manufacturer. Immediate opening in our Engineering Department for a Weld Line Process Planning Engineer who will be focused on our New Model Development and will be responsible for the concept layout and equipment...
Excel Industries, Hesston KS, the fastest growing turf equipment manufacturing company in the country, is looking to fill the following positions: Welding 1st and 2nd shift. Apply at www.hustlerturf.com...
Support company efforts by ensuring weld practices are complaint with required customer specifications and lend themselves to manufacture. Provides technical input to CAD design team on welding symbology. Review and approve drawings for welding concerns. Interfaces with other departments to resolve questions and technical issues in regards to welding. Reviews vendor/shop drawings for quotes an...
Welding Engineer - 1st Shift Bowling Green, Ohio Our Client A global automotive supplier to the OEM market with a unique operating structure that fosters an entrepreneurial culture. Focus on Safety, Quality and Productivity daily to ensure the satisfaction of team members, our shareholders, and customers. Our Opportunity This will be accomplished through analysis of welds applied and directio...
Randstad Engineering has matched countless engineering professionals to career opportunities since 1988 and we currently have a client who is seeking a Tool Room Designer / Tooling Designer that has six years experience designing automation assembly equipemnt which include staking stations, assembly stations, and weld cells. Our client is an extremely prominent privately held automotive manufactur...
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, ...
Weld Technician I – 2nd & 3rd Shifts Bowling Green, KY Our Client A global automotive supplier to the OEM market with a unique operating structure that fosters an entrepreneurial culture. Fast becoming a world leader in chassis and body structural assemblies; then focus on Safety, Quality and Productivity daily to ensure the satisfaction of team members, our shareholders, Domestic, Asian and Eu...
Welding Engineer Our Client A global automotive supplier to the OEM market with a unique operating structure that fosters an entrepreneurial culture. Focus on Safety, Quality and Productivity daily to ensure the satisfaction of team members, our shareholders, and customers. Our Opportunity This will be accomplished through analysis of welds applied and direction given to improve weld as requir...
We are currently looking for a Fixed Equipment, Welding, and Metallurgy Engineer. Responsibilities may include ·Act as the Projects Department "Technical Authority" for fixed equipment construction/repair codes and standards.This would include engineering support in the areas of metallurgy, welding, corrosion, coatings, and fabrication processes. Refining, Transportation, Midstream, and JV Suppo...
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Fabricates metal components by analyzing requirements; welding or joining parts; filling holes, indentations, or seams.
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
Maintains safe work environment by following procedures; complying with legal regulations.
Welds components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
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