Welding Equipment Repairer

Repair welding, burning, and brazing equipment.
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Salary Range
$30,000 – $68,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Welding Equipment Repairers do?

Repairs welding, burning, and brazing equipment, according to sketches, catalogs, parts lists, and charts: Examines equipment and observes operation to detect malfunction. Dismantles equipment to remove and replace worn or damaged parts, such as regulator diaphragms, torch tips, pressure springs, gauges, pneumatic cylinders, shunts, hoses, cables, and non-consumable electrodes, using handtools. Selects new parts from stock. Screws, solders, or brazes parts together to reassemble unit. Tests repaired equipment to ensure specified performance. Dresses and replaces non-consumable electrodes, using grinding and lapping wheel or tip dressing machine. May replace or repair worn or damaged parts of welding and flame cutting machines. May issue supplies, such as electrodes, torch tips, weld rods, and fluxes, to welders. May change tubes and electrodes of resistance-welding machines. May monitor weld current to ensure weld quality. May fabricate steel hangers to support manually operated welding guns.

Should I be a Welding Equipment Repairer?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Chemical Processing Equipment Repairer, Repairer, Welding Equipment

    How to Become a
    Welding Equipment Repairer

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