-Sets up and operates welding machines that join or bond components to fabricate metal products or assemblies.
-Observes welding machine and its gauges to ensure the welding process meets the specifications.
-Turns and processes controls such as cranks, knobs and buttons to adjust and activate welding process.
-Operates welding machine to produce trial workpieces used to examine and test.
-Lays out, fits or tacks workplaces together using hand tools.
-Examines metal product or assemblies to ensure expectations are met.
-Tends auxilliary equipment used in welding process.
-Tests products and records test results and operational data on specific forms.
-Devices and builds fixtures used to bond components during the welding process.