Welder Job Description

A Welder job description template to hire for your Construction department.

About the Welder position

We are looking for a capable Welder who will be responsible for cutting and joining metals and other materials at our facilities or construction sitesÙ« using appropriate equipment. Your job will be to provide safe foundation for strong infrastructure.

You should be competent in using potentially dangerous equipment following all safety precautionsÙ« have a steady hand and great attention to detail. Knowledge of different kinds of metal and their properties is also required.


Welder responsibilities are:

  • Explore and follow blueprints and drawingsÙ« taking measurements to plan layout and procedures
  • Prepare the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
  • Prepare components for welding according to specifications (such as powered saws to match measurements when cutting material)
  • Use angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded
  • Use calipersÙ« rulers etc. and clamp pieces to align components
  • Use manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions to weld components
  • Repair machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps
  • Check welded surfaces and structures for flaws by testing and inspecting them
  • Keep your equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety


Welder requirements are:

  • 2+ years' experience of working on a Welder position
  • Solid experience using a variety of welding equipment and proceduresÙ« such as TIG or MMA
  • Solid experience using electrical or manual toolsÙ« such as sawsÙ« squaresÙ« calipers and so on
  • Excellent knowledge of relative safety standards and willingness to use protective clothingÙ« such as face-shield and gloves
  • Good ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
  • AgilityÙ« professionalism and close attention to detail
  • Successful completion of a relevant apprenticeship program is required
  • Professional CertificationÙ« such as AWS welding certificateÙ« will be a bonus

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