Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Set up, operate, or tend welding, soldering, or brazing machines or robots that weld, braze, solder, or heat treat metal products, components, or assemblies. Includes workers who operate laser cutters or laser-beam machines.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Initiative * Cooperation * Self Control * Integrity * Achievement/Effort * Concern for Others * Independence * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Read blueprints, work orders, or production schedules to determine product or job instructions or specifications. * Inspect, measure, or test completed metal workpieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using measuring and testing devices. * Set up, operate, or tend welding machines that join or bond components to fabricate metal products or assemblies.



Job Family Production

Sample Job Titles Arc and Gas Welder, Arc Welding Machine Operator, Billet Assembler, Braze Operator, Brazing Machine Operator, Brazing Machine Setter, Brazing Machine Setter and Setup Operator, Brazing Machine Tender, Certified Welder, Controlled Atmospheric Furnace Brazer, Electron Beam Machine Welder Setter, Electron Beam Welder Setter, Electron Beam Welding Machine Operator, Electroslag Welding Machine Operator, Explosion Welder, Fabricator, Finishing Technician, Fitter-Welder, Friction Welding Machine Operator, Furnace Brazer, Gas Welding Machine Operator, Induction Brazer, Induction Heating Equipment Setter, Industrial Welder, Laser Beam Machine Operator, Machine Lead Burner, Machine Operator, Machine Welder, Manufacturing Assistant, Manufacturing Associate, Manufacturing Operator, Mig Welder, Operator, Oxygraph Operator, Racking Machine Operator, Racking Technician, Radiagraph Operator, Reflow Operator, Resistance Machine Welder Setter, Resistance Welding Machine Operator, Robot Operator, Robotic Weld Technician, Robotic Welding Operator, Rod Welder, Solder Deposit Operator, Soldering Machine Operator, Soldering Machine Setter, Soldering Machine Setter and Setup Operator, Soldering Machine Tender, Soldering Technician, Spot Welder, Surface Mount Technology Operator (SMT Operator), Technical Associate (TA), Thermit Welding Machine Operator, Travograph Operator, Type Soldering Machine Tender, Ultrasonic Welding Machine Operator, Wave Soldering Machine Operator, Weld Operator, Weld Technician, Welding Machine Operator, Welding Machine Operator/Tender, Welding Machine Setter, Welding Operator, Welding Pantograph Machine Operator, Welding Pantograph Operator.