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Welders set up and operate hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand soldering, or brazing equipment & machines or robots to weld, braze, solder, or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products. Includes workers who operate laser cutters or laser-beam machines.

United States SOC Codes included for reference:

• 51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

• 51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Top Job Titles: Welders, Welding Supervisors, Structural Fitters, Laser Operators, CNC Machinists, Electronical Solderers, Pipefitters, Solder Assemblers, CNC Operators, Soldering Technicians

Top Skills: Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Flux-Cored Arc Welding, Blueprinting, Pipe (Fluid Conveyance), Brazing, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Welding Symbols, Power Tool Operation, Sawing

Top Educational Programs: Welding, Blueprint Design, Soldering, Sawing, Fabrication, Metal Cutting

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