Welders, Cutters, Solderers, & Brazers
Brazer, Solderer, Welder, Wirer
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Aircraft Fabrication Superintendent; Aircraft Metals Technology; Aircraft Metals Technology Craftsman; Aircraft Metals Technology Journeyman; Aircraft Structural Maintenance; Aircraft Structural Maintenance Craftsman; Aircraft Structural Maintenance Journeyman; Heavy Repair Superintendent; Structural Apprentice; Structural Helper
Aircraft Structural Repairer; Allied Trades Specialist; Allied Trades Warrant Officer
Aviation Maintenance Technician; Damage Controlman; Diver; Diving Specialist; Marine Safety Specialist Engineer; Material Maintenance Specialty
Aircraft Intermediate Level Hydraulic/Pneumatic Mechanic; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Airframe Mechanic, AV-8/TAV-8; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Airframe Mechanic-Trainee; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Mechanic, AV-8/TAV-8; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Power Plants Mechanic, F-402; Fixed-Wing Aircraft Safety Equipment Mechanic, EA-6; Fixed-Wing Transport Aircraft Specialist, C-20; Helicopter Mechanic, CH-53; Helicopter/Tiltrotor Dynamic Components Mechanic; Tiltrotor Airframe Mechanic, MV-22
Advanced Construction Mechanic; Advanced Welder; Aviation Structural Mechanic; CWO - Diving Officer; Damage Controlman; Hull Systems Maintainer; Machinery Repairman Apprentice; Navy Afloat Maintenance Training Strategy ( NAMTS) General Shipboard Welder/Brazer; Ship Survivability Systems Technician; Steelworker
Aircraft Metals Technology; Aircraft Metals Technology Apprentice; Aircraft Metals Technology Craftsman; Aircraft Metals Technology Helper; Aircraft Metals Technology Journeyman
What they do:
Use hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand-soldering, or brazing equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.
On the job, you would:
- Operate safety equipment and use safe work habits.
- Examine workpieces for defects and measure workpieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.
- Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
- manufacture and distribution of products
Engineering and Technology
- 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
- keep your arm or hand steady
- put together small parts with your fingers
Ideas and Logic
- notice when problems happen
- use rules to solve problems
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
- Self Control
You might use software like this on the job:
Electronic mail software
- IBM Notes
- Microsoft Outlook
Analytical or scientific software
- Scientific Software Group Filter Drain FD
- Value Analysis
Data base user interface and query software
- Oracle Database
- Recordkeeping software
Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
no high school diploma/GED
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