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.
Arc and Gas Welder, Braze Operator, Certified Welder, Finishing Technician, Machine Operator, Mig Welder, Reserve Tube Welder, Robot Operator, Rod Welder, Spot Welder, Weld Technician, Welding Operator
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