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51-2041.00 - Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters Green Occupation

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Position, align, fit, and weld parts to form complete units or subunits, following blueprints and layout specifications, and using jigs, welding torches, and hand tools.

51-4121.06 Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook     Green Occupation Green
  • Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers.
  • Recognize, set up, and operate hand and power tools common to the welding trade, such as shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.
  • Weld separately or in combination, using aluminum, stainless steel, cast iron, and other alloys.
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
  • Select and install torches, torch tips, filler rods, and flux, according to welding chart specifications or types and thicknesses of metals.
  • Ignite torches or start power supplies and strike arcs by touching electrodes to metals being welded, completing electrical circuits.
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments, using processes such as gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc, resistance welding, and submerged arc welding.
  • Guide and direct flames or electrodes on or across workpieces to straighten, bend, melt, or build up metal.
  • Join parts such as beams and steel reinforcing rods in buildings, bridges, and highways, bolting and riveting as necessary.
51-4122.00 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • 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.
  • Correct problems by adjusting controls or by stopping machines and opening holding devices.
  • Tend auxiliary equipment used in welding processes.
  • Start, monitor, and adjust robotic welding production lines.
51-2011.00 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers Green Occupation
  • Position and align subassemblies in jigs or fixtures, using measuring instruments and following blueprint lines and index points.
  • Align, fit, assemble, connect, or install system components, using jigs, fixtures, measuring instruments, hand tools, or power tools.
  • Weld tubing and fittings or solder cable ends, using tack-welders, induction brazing chambers, or other equipment.
51-4192.00 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
  • Fit and align fabricated parts to be welded or assembled.
  • Locate center lines and verify template positions, using measuring instruments such as gauge blocks, height gauges, and dial indicators.
49-9044.00 Millwrights Bright Outlook Green Occupation
  • Assemble machines, and bolt, weld, rivet, or otherwise fasten them to foundation or other structures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Weld, repair, and fabricate equipment or machinery.

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