Welder Job Profile
Welders use special equipment to apply high heat that joins metal parts in a broad range of industrial applications. More than 100 different processes may be used in welder jobs, and employers typically look for experience in particular techniques when a welding job opens.
Manufacturing creates the most welder employment, but thousands of other welder job opportunities can be found in construction, wholesale trade, and repair and maintenance. Factories employing welders often run two or three shifts of eight to 12 hours each.
Welders must wear protective equipment to shield themselves against the hazards of the intense heat and light that are intrinsic to welding jobs.
Jobs in welding vary widely in their educational requirements. All training may be on the job for entry-level positions. Higher-level welder careers may require years of formal education in vocational or technical schools or colleges. Some welder jobs require a general welding certification or a certificate in a specialty such as robotic welding.
Welder Job Market
Welders, cutters, solderers and brazers held 337,300 jobs in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Their number is projected to increase by 50,700 by 2020.
Welders, cutters, solderers and brazers earned median wages of $35,920 in 2011, according to the BLS. The top 10 percent earned $55,240.
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Stand-By Personnel-Welding Division is hiring a structural welder for a Tulsa area company. The right candidate for this position: Must be able to pass a Mig/Fluxcore Visual Weld Test Must be able to pass a drug test Must have a clean background check This position is a day time shift. Compensation: $12.00/hour Stand-By Personnel offers very competitive referral bonuses — $125 for a skilled...
Job Description Zachry Industrial, Inc. is accepting applications for a Combo welder at the Monsanto plant in Muscatine, Iowa. Position Responsibilities: Minimum 2 years Combo Welder experience Must have current Zachry weld certs or pass weld test Must be able to read and interpret prints, drawings, schematics and plans Required to have all hand tools, power tools and layout tools Must be a...
Bldg Const/Trades Tig or Mig Welder Exp Tig Welder for Pipe Fabrication company. Apply in person M-F from 8-2 at 6513 Bayline Dr., Panama City, FL 32404. 50 hrs/wk 850-763-4834 EOE/ DFWP Web ID#: 34298957...
Adecco, the world leader in Human Resources solutions with offices worldwide, is currently assisting our client, located in Sharpsburg, PA staffing for MANUAL MACHINE OPERATOR jobs. These positions are temporary to permanent. REQUIREMENTS for this Machine Operator job include: ? Manual Machine Operation and Welding ? Manufacturing Experience ? MECHANICAL ASSEMBLY ? INSPECTION ? QUALITY CONTR...
Japanese machine manufacturer is now looking for a welder in Buena Park, CA! Products: Laser combination, Bending Automation, Turret Punch Presses etc. Welder Location: Brea, CA 92821 Status: Temp to Hired Position (Temp: 3 months) Pay: $13-17/h Status: Non-Exempt Hour: 8:00AM – 5:00PM Language: English Duties: 1. Performs Troubleshooting and Fabrication Duties · by fabricating parts as...
Overview ERL Inc. is America's leading tank barge equipment manufacurer. We are a growing diverse manufacturer with divisions in rail, commercial marine, and automotive. Job Skills/Requirements Two yrs experience MIG & TIG. Structural welding experience a plus. Additional Info./Benefits We offer a competitive pay and very comprehensive benefits package, including tuition reimbursement, ESOP r...
Description : United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company in the world, is offering an excellent opportunity for a Welder ready to grow their career with the leader in the industry. To continue our tremendous success and unparalleled growth, we are searching for qualified and ambitious individuals to ensure that equipment is properly maintained and repaired to maximize branch productivit...
Description: Fitter/Welder Fitter/Welder Job Purpose: To use MIG welding equipment to manufacture parts and assemblies as required, meeting defined production schedules. Fitter/Welder Job Duties: Build welded assemblies for new products and changes to existing products per engineering documents and established production standards. Operating other necessary equipment and performing tasks neces...
Company Confidential Hazel Crest, IL, 60429
South suburban heavy equipment crane manufacturer is seeking a Welder. We are looking for individuals with the following: - Minimum of 5 years welding experience with stick and FCAW (flux-core arc welding) -Large fabrication experience in structural welding with overhead crane operations -Ability to read and build from blueprints - Able to work a second shift position We offer excellent wages...
Interested in working for a company that has a good bead on things? Want to work on a variety of projects that improves infrastructure? If you answered yes, you owe it to yourself to check out what life would be like as a Welder with our client, a leading industrial constructor in the Great Lakes region that is experiencing sustained company growth. This position is based in Buffalo, NY and you ...
Bismarck Operations Shop Welder Concrete Laborers Construction Laborers Shop/Field Mechanics Shop Utility /Parts Runner Asphalt Roller/Screed Operator View complete job Description & Apply Online at: www.nicnd.com/jobs EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability...
Bird Equipment is looking to hire code & non-code welders at a new shop opened in Noble, OK. Health insurance is available after 90 days. Other benefits include vacation, 401K & profit sharing. Â Apply at Bird Equipment, Monday-Friday from 7am-4pm at 9059 US 77. For questions please call Bobby Birdwell @ 580-799-2357 or Paul Farley @ 580-339-3464. This job listing brought to you by The Norman Tra...
Hi All, We have got an excellent opportunity to work with our direct client as a Welder for 2 months contract. Mentioned below is the job details for your reference. JOB TITLE: Welder Location: Ogden ,UT Duration: 2 Months Rate: $17/hr on W2 (all inclusive) Position Summary: Plans, lies out and fabricates culvert pipe fittings, special drainage and structural products. Tools & Equipment: ...
GIS, a leading provider of construction and maintenance services to the Oil and Gas Industry, is seeking experienced Single Hand and Rig Welders for pipeline jobs in various locations Minimum Requirements: 3 years welding experience in the oil and gas industry. Recent X-ray report (less than 6 months old). Capable of passing API 1104 butt and branch test. Applicant should have been previously...
Welder Labor Temps is recruiting Welders for our growing Bolingbrook, IL area client. The Welder positions are long term to hire and all shifts are available. The Welder positions pay $17.00 - $19.00 per hour depending on experience. A description of the Welder position is below: This position is responsible for setting up and operating welding equipment together with atmospheric control equipme...
Ottenweller Company, Inc. Job Description Job Title: Fitter/Welder Department: Welding Pay Grade: 112 Reports To: Leadman - Welding FLSA Status: Non-Exempt SUMMARY Sets up, fits and welds metal component parts of various thicknesses to specified dimensions on the moderately complex jobs by performing the following duties. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Plans j...
We're building our future with you. Martin Marietta Materials supplies the products to build the world around you. We are the nation’s second largest producer of construction aggregates used primarily for construction of highways and other infrastructure projects, in certain green initiatives, including flue gas desulphurization, and in the domestic commercial and residential construction industr...
Structural Welders Structural Ironworkers Rodbusters Form Carpenters CB&I is currently recruiting for the V.C. Summer Units 2 & 3 Construction Project in Jenkinsville, S.C. Previous nuclear experience & unescorted access at an operating nuclear power plant preferred. Criminal history background check & Fitness for Duty drug & alcohol screening required. Journey level craft positions require ...
Do you have a good bead on things? Looking to make your mark within the welding industry? As a Welder for our client, you will literally get to make your mark on every piece of Ditch Witch equipment that you work on which is distributed worldwide. The equipment that you work on is responsible for providing water, electricity, and infrastructure in communities throughout the world. You can be pro...
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$24,960.00 - $62,400.00
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Fabricates metal components by analyzing requirements; welding or joining parts; filling holes, indentations, or seams.
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Develops welding projects by analyzing work orders, prints, and completed assembly; calculating requirements; studying metals; determining appropriate welding techniques.
Operates manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments, using processes such as gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc, resistance welding, and submerged arc welding.
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