Solderers & Brazers
Brazer, Fabricator, Solderer, Wirer
What they do:
Braze or solder together components to assemble fabricated metal parts, using soldering iron, torch, or welding machine and flux.
On the job, you would:
- Examine seams for defects and rework defective joints or broken parts.
- Align and clamp workpieces together, using rules, squares, or hand tools, or position items in fixtures, jigs, or vises.
- Melt and apply solder along adjoining edges of workpieces to solder joints, using soldering irons, gas torches, or electric-ultrasonic equipment.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
- manufacture and distribution of products
Math and Science
- arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
- keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
Hand and Finger Use
- put together small parts with your fingers
- hold or move items with your hands
- quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Concern for Others
- Self Control
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
- Fred's Tip Cartridge Picker
- Value Analysis
Electronic mail software
Operating system software
high school diploma/GED or
no high school diploma/GED
Get started on your career:
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
per year, on average
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