Dip metal parts into molten solder to bond them together.
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Salary Range
$24,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Solderer-Dippers do?

Dips metal parts into molten solder to bond them together, using any combination of following methods: Twists, crimps, clamps, or holds parts together and dips them into solder for specified time. Removes and holds parts together until color indicates solder has set. Dips parts separately and solders them together with hand iron, heating one part and pressing it against another, or placing clamped parts into furnace. Clamps workpiece into fixture over solder pot and depresses lever to raise level of solder or lower workpiece into solder. May dip units, such as radiator cores, using jib or crane. May place solder bars into container and turn knobs to specified position to melt solder and regulate its temperature.

Should I be a Solderer-Dipper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Solderer Dipper

    How to become a Solderer-Dipper

    Solderer-Dippers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Solderer-Dipper-related education!
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