Welders produce metal products, fabricate and assemble metal structures and equipment through the use of welders, cutters, shapers and measuring tools. Welders use a variety of tools to repair and maintain metal equipment and structures.
Strong analytical and technical abilities
Mechanical and mathematical aptitude
Training & Certifications
Certificate or undergraduate degree from a technical school, vocational school, or community college
Hands-on training and experience through training programs or apprenticeships
Safety procedures training programs
Professional certification (ex. AWS Welding Certificate)