Career Starter - madera County
Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters
Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products
Annual Median Wage:
$32,988.80 ($15.86 per hour)
Post-secondary certificate
Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action
Operation and Control Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
Mathematics Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources
Design Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
Production and Processing Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
Work Tasks
Measure dimensions of completed products or workpieces to verify conformance to specifications.
Lay out parts to prepare for assembly.
Align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly
Assemble metal or plastic parts or products.
Operate welding equipment
Master Welder Cuter and Welder Fitter
Journey Level Welder, Cutter, Welder Fitter
Apprentice Welder, Cutter, Welder Fitter