Welders, Cutters, & Welder Fitters
Also called: Fabricator, Welder, Welder-Fitter, Welder/Fabricator
In the Air Force: Aircraft Metals Technology; Aircraft Metals Technology Apprentice; Aircraft Metals Technology Helper; Aircraft Metals Technology Journeyman; Aircraft Structural Maintenance Apprentice; Aircraft Structural Maintenance Craftsman; Aircraft Structural Maintenance Journeyman; Structural; Structural Craftsman; Structural Helper
In the Army: Aircraft Structural Repairer; Allied Trades Specialist
In the Coast Guard: Aircraft Metals Technology; Aircraft Structural Maintenance; CWO - Diving Officer; Structural
In the Marine Corps: Aircraft Intermediate Level Hydraulic/Pneumatic Mechanic; Aircraft Structural Maintenance Apprentice; Aviation Support Equipmentman; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Airframe Mechanic, KC-130; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Mechanic, KC-130; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic, EA-6; Helicopter Airframe Mechanic, CH-53; Helicopter Mechanic, UH/AH-1; Machinist; Structural Journeyman; Weapons and Tactics Crew Chief Instructor
In the Navy: Advanced Welder; Aeronautical Welder; Aviation Structural Mechanic; Aviation Support Equipmentman; CWO - Diving Officer; Hull Maintenance Technician; Navy Diver; Steelworker; Submarine Nuclear Propulsion Plant Emergency Welder; Welding Supervisor
- Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
- Operate safety equipment and use safe work habits.
- Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Engineering and Technology
Math and Science
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Computer aided design CAD software
Analytical or scientific software