Inspect, measure, or test completed metal workpieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using measuring and testing devices.
Read blueprints, work orders, or production schedules to determine product or job instructions or specifications.
Assemble, align, and clamp workpieces into holding fixtures to bond, heat-treat, or solder fabricated metal components.
Set up, operate, or tend welding machines that join or bond components to fabricate metal products or assemblies.
Lay out, fit, or connect parts to be bonded, calculating production measurements as necessary.
Correct problems by adjusting controls or by stopping machines and opening holding devices.
Load or feed workpieces into welding machines to join or bond components.
Observe meters, gauges, or machine operations to ensure that soldering or brazing processes meet specifications.
Turn and press knobs and buttons or enter operating instructions into computers to adjust and start welding machines.
Compute and record settings for new work, applying knowledge of metal properties, principles of welding, and shop mathematics.