Welder Job Description

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Welder responsibilities

  • Reading blueprints and drawings and taking measurements to plan layout and procedures
  • Determining the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
  • Setting up components for welding according to specifications

Welder Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a skilled Welder to cut and join metals and other materials at our facilities or construction sites. You will operate appropriate equipment to put together mechanical structures or parts with a great deal of precision. Your job is important as it provides the foundation for strong infrastructure.

A welder must be competent in using potentially dangerous equipment following all safety precautions. The ideal candidate will also have a steady hand and great attention to detail. Knowledge of different kinds of metal and their properties is essential.


  • Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures
  • Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
  • Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)
  • Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded
  • Align components using calipers, rulers etc. and clamp pieces
  • Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead)
  • Repair machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps
  • Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws
  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety


  • Proven experience as welder
  • Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (TIG, MMA etc.)
  • Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
  • Knowledge of relative safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.)
  • Deftness and attention to detail
  • Proficient in English
  • Successful completion of a relevant apprenticeship program is required
  • Professional Certification (e.g. an AWS welding certificate) will be a plus

Welder Job Description Examples

Welder - 1st Shift • Qps Employment Group

Position Title: Welder - 1st Shift

Wage: $19/hour...

Shift: 1st

Hours: 6am-2:30pm

Newer modern warehouse facility. Work for a company that values a work/life balance. On the job training is provided and benefits available after 60 days of employment which include Medical, Vision, and Dental.

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WELDER 1 • Koch


Koch-Glitsch is a global leader in developing, engineering, designing, and manufacturing a complete line of mass transfer and phase separation technology equipment and associated services for the chemical, petrochemical, refining, and gas processing industries...

Koch-Glitsch LP has an immediate opportunity for Welders in our Wichita, KS facility located at 4111 E 37th St North.


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Welder/Fabricator/Painter/General Labor (*multiple openings) • Tarsco Bolted Tank




General Labor

All needed for day and night shifts.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceEmployee assistance programEmployee discountHealth insuranceHealth savings accountPaid time offReferral programRetirement planVision insuranceSchedule:12 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:Goodman, MO 64843: Reliably commut...

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Welder/Fabricator • custom dredge works, inc.

Custom Dredge Works, a manufacture of semi-portable hydraulic dredging equipment, is looking for Welder/Fitters

Come join our Team! Our company is continuing to grow and would like you to prosper with us. We are looking for individuals who desire a challenge and want to be part of custom manufacturing...

We are searching for combination structural welder and fitters. Individuals must have a m...

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