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Welder

Overview

Languages:

English

Education:

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience:

5 years or more
 

Work site environment:

  • Hot
  • Noisy

Work setting:

  • Manufacture

Responsibilities

Tasks:

  • Operate manual or semi-automatic, fully automated welding equipment
  • Read and interpret welding blueprints, drawings specifications, manuals and processes
  • Examine welds and ensure that they meet standards and/or specifications
  • Fit, braze and torch-straighten metal
  • Operate previously set-up welding machines to fabricate or repair metal parts and products
  • Maintain and perform minor repairs on welding, brazing and soldering equipment

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

  • First Aid Certificate

Experience and specialization

Type of materials:

  • Aluminum alloys
  • Stainless steel
  • Steel, iron and heavy metals

Welding techniques:

  • Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)
  • Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) (TIG)
  • Gas metal arc welding (GMAW)

Equipment and machinery experience:

  • Arc welding machine
  • Brazing machine
  • Gas welding machine
  • Spot welding machine

Area of specialization:

  • Custom fabrication
  • Structural construction

Additional information

Work conditions and physical capabilities:

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Sitting
  • Standing for extended periods

Weight handling:

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment:

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Mask
  • Welding helmet

Personal suitability:

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Team player

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