- Utilize welding machines to cut or fuse metals such as aluminum or steel
- Understand blueprints and calculate dimensions and specifications for the welds
- Safely clean, set up and maintain the equipment
- Supervise the process to prevent overheating
"I picked up welding with a family friend named Tony. He and I made welding tables for fun and I fell in love with it. The more you know, the better you are. The better you are, the more you make. I’m still fairly new, but I’ll get there one day. Just keep building up."
Welding is a highly transferable skill that can be applied to many occupations, such as construction and manufacturing. Welders are also employed in a wide variety of different industries, so there is room to personalize your welding experience to fit your interests!