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Top Boilermaker Welder Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Boilermaker Welder. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Boilermaker Welder resumes they appeared on. For example, 14.2% of Boilermaker Welder resumes contained Boilers as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Boilermaker Welder actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Boilermaker Welder resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Boilers

high Demand
Here's how Boilers is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Rigged, fitted and welded New duct to the boilers.
  • Repaired various sizes and types of boilers.
  • Welded new bullhorns in the boilers.
  • Completed needed welding and repairs to boilers and heat exchangers.
  • Assisted with installation of new boilers for the expansion of Tesoro's Oil Refinery Welder/helper plus Fire Watched as necessary.
  • Overhauled and repaired industrial boilers at incinerator power plants

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2. MIG

high Demand
Here's how MIG is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Performed stick, tig, mig, stainless welding and fitting.
  • Performed Mig, and Stick welds on Dippers (40yd.
  • Assembled different parts welding with mig, tig & stick.
  • Manufactured car/truck Trailers Blueprint Reading ASME state certified Mig-Stick-Tig welding for many positions Collated components for assembly.
  • Preformed stainless steel TIG and MIG welding on food grade tubing, support structures, brackets, and brewery tanks.
  • Used MIG welders to complete our tasks on various thicknesses of steel, from 16 gauge up to half inch thick.

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3. Pressure Vessels

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Here's how Pressure Vessels is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Welded and tested custom fabricated a proprietary line of air separation equipment and pressure vessels for a well-known manufacturer.
  • Refurbished horizontal and vertical pressure vessels internals and plumbing* Fabricated new process equipment according to customer specification.
  • Welded Stainless Pharmaceutical process pressure vessels with welded heating jacket.
  • Worked on pressure vessels/platforms/skids pertaining to refineries.
  • Fabricated and hydro-tested pressure vessels.
  • Insured the proper fabrication of ASME code pressure vessels for various oil and natural gas companies along with ship yard work.

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4. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Received all journeyman certifications such as ASME certifications and OSHA 30.
  • Adhered to OSHA regulations and Matrix safety program.
  • Worked with the safety coordinator to insure all welding was done according to OSHA standards and weld strength test were passed.
  • Ensured that all procedures adhered to the minimum OSHA standards and guidelines and the guidelines of the contracting company.
  • Conducted a wide range of oil refinery repairs in accord with OSHA regulations.
  • Followed strict Navy and OSHA regulation and procedures.

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5. OXY

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Here's how OXY is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Fitted revised brackets and welded Oxygen-Propane cutting of deck plates, tie-beam inserts and fitted and welded revised plates.
  • Used oxy-acetylene gas to preheat 150mm - 300mm all around the area with temperature of 150C - 250C degrees Celsius.
  • Used oxy/acetelyne torch and/or plasma for cutting.

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6. TIG

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Here's how TIG is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Experienced in Mirror/Window Welding using Tig method (gtaw).
  • Welded generator assemblies for numerous applications for customers in Japan according to blueprints which required maintaining tight tolerances.
  • Prepared technical reports as a result of research and development and preventive maintenance investigations.
  • Investigated and implemented ideas for quality improvement, increased productivity and cost reduction.
  • Maintained a tight production schedule and continuously fulfilled my goals
  • Represented employees at personnel-related hearings and investigations.

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7. Structural Parts

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Here's how Structural Parts is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Positioned, aligned and secured structural parts or related parts to boiler frames and tanks.

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8. Smaw

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Here's how Smaw is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Utilized SMAW process exclusively regarding state and federal contracted jobs.
  • Performed SMAW structural welding operations.
  • Attended a two week (80 hour) welding course at Johnson County Community College that taught me about SMAW welding.
  • Welded metal parts with gas welding equipment as specified by layout using FCAW and SMAW on structural steel.
  • Performed Structural steel welding in all positions with SMAW at the University of Kentucky Student Health Building.
  • Welded and fitted parts according to specifications using a variety of welding techniques including FCAW and SMAW.

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9. Plasma Arc

high Demand
Here's how Plasma Arc is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Used processes including gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc and shielded metal arc welding.
  • Used welding processes but not limited to such as semi-automatic welding with Flux-core, GMAW, plasma arc cutting and gouging
  • Skilled with gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc.
  • Skilled with gas metal arc, flux-core arc, plasma arc cutting, shielded metal and submerged arc welding.
  • Dismantled metal assemblies using thermal cutting equipment, such as cutting torches, plasma arc and sub arc equipment.
  • Assisted in the development and implementation of Soft Plasma Arc Welding (SPAW) for Al-Li and Al-Cu alloys.

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10. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Worked using various hand tools and power tools, plumb bob, levels, wedges, dogs, or turn buckles.
  • Performed preheating procedures before actual welding also used basic hand tools
  • Prepared for the day's activities by stringing out leads and extension cords and by unloading pipe stands and hand tools.
  • Installed special functional and structural parts in devices, using hand tools, power tools, rigging, cranes, etc.
  • Operated and used equipment and tools which include forklifts, hoists, slings, grinders, cutting torches, hand tools.
  • Dismantled devices to gain proper access and removed defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools and power tools.

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11. Stainless Steel

high Demand
Here's how Stainless Steel is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Fitted and welded custom designed stainless steel food service equipment to customer specifications.
  • Fabricated stainless steel hatchery equipment for various hatchery companies.
  • Installed stainless steel furnace heating elements within approved tolerances.
  • Cut/beveled carbon/stainless steel using Oxyacetylene and Plasma torch.
  • Constructed two stainless steel hydrogen generators for China
  • Repaired aluminum and stainless steel kitchen equipment.

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12. Gtaw

average Demand
Here's how Gtaw is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Fabricated aluminum trailers within the sub-contracted Triton company's specifications using GMAW and GTAW welding applications.
  • Responsibilities*Used mainly GTAW to weld water sanitation equipment.
  • Demonstrated experience in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 'GTAW' and SMAW as plate, pipe, and structural.
  • Tested according to ASME 1X-Certified Welder: Qualified to weld in GTAW, tested in 6G positions.
  • Fabricated parts and equipment using GTAW process on thin metals such as aluminum & other precious metals.
  • Welded out of position in the 5G position using GTAW root and FCAW for fill.

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13. Demo

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Here's how Demo is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Supervised 5+ employees on multiple projects overseeing demo and placement of vital structural piping, machinery and heat exchanges.
  • Worked power plant shut downs at a very fast pace demo and replacing Various sections of furnaces.
  • Demonstrated precision in all cutting.
  • Demoed a tube wood burning boiler Ensure that all work areas were organized, neat and clean.
  • Demoed support beams used for installation illiams Plant Services, Plant Hatch, Baxley, GA W - Boilermaker
  • Demonstrated effective communication with co-workers and those in supervisors and management positions as well.

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14. Gmaw

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Here's how Gmaw is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Manufactured mobile home frames using fixtures, heat beam for a perfect chamber while applying welding procedures of SMAW and GMAW.
  • Performed various task of a journeyman welder to include; welding various parts using Jigs and fixtures using the GMAW process.
  • Developed weld-training curriculum for GMAW, GTAW, and RSW courses that were and currently are being taught to Hill-Rom associates.
  • Qualified and certified to weld HY80 steel using pulse arc GMAW, MIG in horizontal, vertical and overhead positions.
  • Fitted and welded various sized tanks using GMAW welding processes, measuring and mechanical tools for multiple sizes of generators.
  • Welded carbon, stainless and exotic metals to ASME specs using SMAW, GMAW, GTAW and submerged arc.

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15. Overhead Cranes

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Here's how Overhead Cranes is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Loaded and unloaded finished material onto company trucks using overhead cranes.
  • Operated overhead cranes and periodically certified on forklift.
  • Operated heavy machinery including forklifts and overhead cranes.
  • Manufactured overhead cranes from inception to completion.
  • Fabricated overhead cranes/Welder Certification (See certifications)
  • Operated 5-40 ton overhead cranes,1-3 ton jib cranes forklifts, acetylene and plasma cutting torches, rose-buds, side arm grinders.

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16. Fcaw

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Here's how Fcaw is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Scheduled shut downs Use of FCAW, MMAW, arc-air gouging Fabrication of walkways and platforms and other modifications to mobile equipment
  • Completed structural fabrications using FCAW method.
  • Used FCAW and Blueprint knowledge as well as interpretation of measurements to properly Fit up Large electrical pole sections.
  • Welded or repaired seems with full penetration welds to pass an Ultrasonic Test using FCAW welding process.
  • Repaired and maintained of ship repairs and performed 3G/4G/ FCAW stick welding under National Shipyard KY.
  • Used FCAW welding equipment to join, surface, fabricate and repair parts of metal.

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17. Structural Steel

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Here's how Structural Steel is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Removed contaminated structural steel and Replaced with EPA friendly product.
  • Erected and welded associated structural steel for unit.
  • Supervised and coordinated activities of workers engaged in fitting and welding various components relating to industrial silencers and structural steel components.
  • Performed MIG and stick welds and erecting structural steel utilized for building skeletons including specific/ detailed measurements for accuracy.
  • Fabricated structural steel using engineering blueprints; helped design customer orders; prepared materials for fabrication.
  • Certified Structural steel shop fabrication and erection Miscellaneous metal fabrication Ornamental fabrication Architectural exposed steel fabrication

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18. JLG

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Here's how JLG is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Worked on a power plant during a shutdown Bag house construction and duct installation from ground up JLG certification for 125ft
  • Operated man baskets "JLG" boom lifts on a daily basis.
  • Used Man lift Genie, JLG, also scissor lift to reach elevated areas.
  • Operated scissor lifts and JLG Aerial Work Platforms.
  • Utilized JLG lift and man lift.
  • Worked out of JLG man lift.

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19. Plate Sections

average Demand
Here's how Plate Sections is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Attached rigging and signal crane or hoist operators to lift heavy frame and plate sections or other parts into place.

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20. Rig

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Here's how Rig is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Removed existing piping, valves and equipment as well as installed new system using very intricate heavy rigging.
  • Worked with power tools, air tools and safely signaling and rigging cranes.
  • Worked in penthouse setting elevation of tube panels and rigged in roof tubes.
  • Used bull rigging in a number of ways to complete task professionally.
  • Performed tasks such as welding, fitting, and heavy rigging.
  • Operated overhead cranes and performed rigging on vessels built.
  • Performed many heavy crane lifts using complex rigging techniques.
  • Complimented by knowledge of industrial rigging practices.
  • Used oxilance in demolition stage of project, along with acetylene torch, gualger, and bull rigging throughout project.
  • aproved PPE and FRC's for all employees to meet expectations of safety on each rig.
  • Accomplishmentsreplaced preheater baskets, installed mono rail system repaired preheatersSkills Usedwelding, burning, fabrication,rigging.

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21. New Construction

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Here's how New Construction is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Welded on pipes and several types of alloys and on new construction at the BP Plant in Chocolate Bayou.
  • Welded on pipes and different types of alloys including new construction in an electrical power plant in Gila Bend.
  • Welded furnace boxes, piping systems, structural I-beams, and pipe rack supports using SMAW process for new construction.
  • Worked on the new construction of boats and barges.
  • Worked at MIM shop in Long Beach, CA building 48 PrecipitatorAsh Hopper for Exxon Mobile Refinery new construction.
  • Served as a Boilermaker Apprentice preforming annual services, re-tubes, new construction installations, and varies duties pertaining to the industry

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22. Boiler Frame Tanks

average Demand
Here's how Boiler Frame Tanks is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Aligned structures and plate sections to assemble boiler frame tanks or vats.

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23. Turnbuckles

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Here's how Turnbuckles is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Aligned parts in relation to each other, using jacks, turnbuckles, clips, wedges, and mauls.
  • Aligned parts, using jack, turnbuckles, wedges, drift pins, pry bars and hammer.
  • Used jigs, torches, turnbuckles, hoists, cranes, drift pins, pry bars.
  • Aligned parts using cranes, jack, turnbuckles, dogs and wedges, pry bars, come-alongs.
  • Verified conformance of work pieces to specifications using jacks, turnbuckles, wedges, drift, and hammers.

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24. New Ones

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Here's how New Ones is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Helped cut out tubes and replace with new ones, signaled for forklift operator for transporting of pipe.

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25. Weak Spots

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Here's how Weak Spots is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Examined boiler to locate defects such as leaks, weak spots and defective sections for repair.

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26. AWS

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Here's how AWS is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Assessed equipment condition and reported potential flaws and defects to supervisor.
  • Diagnosed material flaws then developed solutions.
  • Inspected equipment for problems and flaws and notified supervisors accordingly.
  • Operated: Ceiling crane, Sheer machine, Oxy-Acetylene torches, table saws forklift, and many other industry related equipment.
  • Completed various shop maintenance and improvement projects Accomplishments Gained AWS Certification as a welder on Portable Containment Systems project in 2015.
  • Operated wide variety of equipment including power saws, sanders, grinders, drill press, forklift and basic hand tools.

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27. Storage Tanks

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Here's how Storage Tanks is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Fabricated and erected and maintained elevated water storage tanks in US and Canada.
  • Fabricated different sizes and styles of metal liquid storage tanks both petroleum and water.
  • Welded, fit, and repaired storage tanks.
  • Maintained pipelines, performed maintenance on storage tanks, safety inspected pipeline valves and fittings.
  • Repaired and erected above ground storage tanks
  • Welded to repair and rebuild storage tanksFitted 16 ft. sheeted plates to the floorUsed hydraulic jack to stage high beamsClimbed 100ft.

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28. Chemical Plant

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Here's how Chemical Plant is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Employed through local union in various chemical plants, paper mills and power plants.
  • Worked outage At PCS chemical plant in Aurora, NC.
  • Welded piping to be installed in the new chemical plant.
  • Performed maintenance on many electrical and chemical plants in West Virginia and Ohio.

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29. Fluor

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Here's how Fluor is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Subcontracted for such industry giants as Fluor Construction, Rudolf& Libbey.
  • Employed by Fluor Daniels Fit and Welded broiler Tubes to header system.

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30. Water Columns

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Here's how Water Columns is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Inspected and repair boiler fittings, such as safety valves, regulators, automatic-control mechanisms, water columns, and auxiliary machines

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31. Plant Maintenance

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Here's how Plant Maintenance is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Performed plant maintenance in local steel, paper, and plywood mills.

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32. Engineering Drawings

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Here's how Engineering Drawings is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Analyzed engineering drawings and specifications to plan layout, assembly and welding operations.
  • Analyzed engineering drawings and specifications to plan welding operations where procedural information was unavailable.
  • Analyzed engineering drawings and specifications to plan welding operations where procedural information was unavailable.
  • Analyzed engineering drawings and specifications to plan layout, assembly and welding operations.
  • Studied schematics and engineering drawings to determine project task sequences and requirements.
  • Studied engineering drawings and blueprints to determine materials requirements and task sequences.

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33. Paper Mill

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Here's how Paper Mill is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Welded boiler seems, buck stage, and duct work, on a new boiler construction job within a paper mill.
  • Preformed Maintance on various machines throughout Georgia Pacific, Paper Mill during a temporary shutdown using various welding procedures.
  • Performed primarily welding duties during shut down of Boise paper mill in DeRidder, Louisiana

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34. SCR

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Here's how SCR is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Utilized heavy industrial equipment to assist in building a new SCR Unit for an existing coal fired power plant.
  • Completed welding fabrication, steel erection cutting, burning scrubbers, and super heaters.

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35. Asbestos

low Demand
Here's how Asbestos is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Certified to drill through asbestos.

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36. I-Beams

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Here's how I-Beams is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Worked on build up columns and rafters, structural Columns and I-Beams, Frames, handrail, and any other misc.
  • Fitted&Welded metal parts, pipe, tubing, I-beams and other metal items.
  • Welded piling for bridges and structures, I-beams for false work and maintain equipment.
  • Completed layout manufacture steel structural I-Beams and columns for commercial construction projects.
  • Fit/welded custom built beams, standard I-Beams, and sheet metal.
  • Involved in major building expansion at Cloverleaf Cold Storage, primarily welding and tying in of steel joists into I-beams.

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37. PPE

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Here's how PPE is used in Boilermaker Welder jobs:
  • Fabricated parts for haul truck beds, doors, and dippers.
  • Performed tasks such as welding and fitting fly ash hoppers.
  • Gouged cracks, and bad welds on Dippers, Side-frames, Conveyor Crushers, Haul-truck's Beds, and 30,000gal.
  • Stopped operations under any hazardous conditions and maintained the conditions and requirements stated on the safety permit.
  • Reviewed invoices with customers and obtain shipper and receiver authorizations /signatures.
  • Participated in special welding projects as requested by upper management.

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20 Most Common Skill For A Boilermaker Welder

Boilers14.2%
MIG8.4%
Pressure Vessels7.1%
Osha6.9%
OXY6.3%
TIG6.1%
Structural Parts5.5%
Smaw4.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Boilermaker Welder

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Boilers
Boilers
14.2%
14.2%
2
2
MIG
MIG
8.4%
8.4%
3
3
Pressure Vessels
Pressure Vessels
7.1%
7.1%
4
4
Osha
Osha
6.9%
6.9%
5
5
OXY
OXY
6.3%
6.3%
6
6
TIG
TIG
6.1%
6.1%
7
7
Structural Parts
Structural Parts
5.5%
5.5%
8
8
Smaw
Smaw
4.7%
4.7%
9
9
Plasma Arc
Plasma Arc
4.6%
4.6%
10
10
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
3.7%
3.7%
11
11
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
3.1%
3.1%
12
12
Gtaw
Gtaw
2.7%
2.7%
13
13
Demo
Demo
2.4%
2.4%
14
14
Gmaw
Gmaw
2.3%
2.3%
15
15
Overhead Cranes
Overhead Cranes
2.2%
2.2%
16
16
Fcaw
Fcaw
2.1%
2.1%
17
17
Structural Steel
Structural Steel
1.9%
1.9%
18
18
JLG
JLG
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Plate Sections
Plate Sections
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
Rig
Rig
1.1%
1.1%
21
21
New Construction
New Construction
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Boiler Frame Tanks
Boiler Frame Tanks
1%
1%
23
23
Turnbuckles
Turnbuckles
1%
1%
24
24
New Ones
New Ones
0.9%
0.9%
25
25
Weak Spots
Weak Spots
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
AWS
AWS
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
Storage Tanks
Storage Tanks
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Chemical Plant
Chemical Plant
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Fluor
Fluor
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
Water Columns
Water Columns
0.6%
0.6%
31
31
Plant Maintenance
Plant Maintenance
0.6%
0.6%
32
32
Engineering Drawings
Engineering Drawings
0.5%
0.5%
33
33
Paper Mill
Paper Mill
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
SCR
SCR
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
Asbestos
Asbestos
0.4%
0.4%
36
36
I-Beams
I-Beams
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
PPE
PPE
0.4%
0.4%

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