Gas Welding Equipment Mechanic

Repair acetylene gas welding equipment.
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Salary Range
$30,000 – $68,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Gas Welding Equipment Mechanics do?

Repairs acetylene gas welding equipment, using handtools and metalworking machines: Disassembles parts, such as worn hose, torch tips, torch valves, pressure gauges and regulators. Examines parts and repairs usable ones, using hand files and metalworking machines, such as lathes, drill presses, and grinding wheels. Replaces defective parts with new or rebuilt ones, using handtools.

Should I be a Gas Welding Equipment Mechanic?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.

  • Also known as: Filling Station Equipment Mechanic

    How to Become a
    Gas Welding Equipment Mechanic

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