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"Welders, Production"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Assemble and weld metal parts on production line, using welding equipment, requiring only a limited knowledge of welding techniques.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Welders, Production"

1) Welds or tack welds metal parts together, using spot welding gun or hand, electric, or gas welding equipment.

2) Connects hoses from torch to tanks of oxygen and fuel gas, and turns valves to release mixture.

3) Ignites torch and regulates flow of gas and air to obtain desired temperature, size, and color of flame.

4) Preheats workpieces preparatory to welding or bending, using torch.

5) Fills cavities or corrects malformation in lead parts and hammers out bulges and bends in metal workpieces.

6) Examines workpiece for defects and measures workpiece with straightedge or template to ensure conformance with specifications.

7) Climbs ladders or works on scaffolds to disassemble structures.

8) Signals crane operator to move large workpieces.

9) Dismantles metal assemblies or cuts scrap metal, using thermal-cutting equipment such as flame-cutting torch or plasma-arc equipment.

 

 

11) Selects, positions, and secures torch, cutting tips, or welding rod, according to type, thickness, area, and desired temperature of metal.

12) Guides and directs flame or electrodes on or across workpiece to straighten, bend, melt, or build up metal.


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Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  51-4121.01