Welding, Soldering, & Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Also called: Welder, Fabricator, Finishing Technician, Fitter-Welder
In the Army: Aircraft Structural Repairer; Allied Trades Specialist
In the Marine Corps: Aircraft Structural Repairer; Enlisted Aircrew/Aerial Observer/Gunner; Helicopter Airframe Mechanic, UH/AH-1; Helicopter Crew Chief, CH-53; Helicopter Mechanic, CH-53; Helicopter Power Plants Mechanic, T-58; Helicopter/Tiltrotor Dynamic Components Mechanic; Metal Worker; Tiltrotor Airframe Mechanic, MV-22; VH-60N Presidential Helicopter Crew Chief
In the Navy: Hull Maintenance Technician; Steelworker
- Turn and press knobs and buttons or enter operating instructions into computers to adjust and start welding machines.
- Set up, operate, or tend welding machines that join or bond components to fabricate metal products or assemblies.
- Load or feed workpieces into welding machines to join or bond components.
Engineering and Technology
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Safety and Government
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:
Electronic mail software
Word processing software