Industrial Welder

Top Industrial Welder Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Industrial Welder. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Industrial Welder resumes they appeared on. For example, 20.7% of Industrial Welder resumes contained MIG as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Industrial Welder actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. MIG

high Demand
Here's how MIG is used in Industrial Welder jobs:
  • Performed Sub Arc welding, MIG welding, and Stick welding processes in the construction of bridges.
  • Certified in welding Stick (6010 and 7018) dual-shield, numerous MIG applications.
  • Operated semiautomatic Lincoln and Miller MIG welder and wire feeder.
  • Experience with plasma cutting; stick, mig and stainless welding.
  • Certified on Mig and Flux CordQuit to work at McGovern Steel

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2. Plasma Arc

high Demand

3. Aluminum Patches

high Demand

4. Stainless Steel

high Demand
Here's how Stainless Steel is used in Industrial Welder jobs:
  • Welded stainless steel and carbon steel using the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process in an industrial shutdown environment.
  • Trained to run Sub-Arc and several hours working with carbon and stainless steel cladding.
  • Worked in steel, stainless steel, aluminum, brass, copper metals.

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5. Overhead Cranes

high Demand
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6. Smaw

average Demand
Here's how Smaw is used in Industrial Welder jobs:
  • Welded stainless steel with SMAW in the 1G position.

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7. Layout Plans

average Demand
Here's how Layout Plans is used in Industrial Welder jobs:
  • Install and dismantle machines and steel buildings according to blueprints and layout plans.

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8. Gmaw

average Demand
Here's how Gmaw is used in Industrial Welder jobs:
  • Used GMAW .35 and .45 wire in the 1G position.

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9. Heavy Equipment

average Demand
Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Industrial Welder jobs:
  • Manufacture and repair of conveyor, concrete batch plants and heavy equipment.
  • Manufacture and repair of heavy equipment.

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10. Final Inspection

average Demand

11. Hand Tools

low Demand
Here's how Hand Tools is used in Industrial Welder jobs:
  • Operated wide variety of equipment including power saws, sanders, grinders, and basic hand tools.

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12. Company Standards

low Demand

13. Pipe Supports

low Demand
Here's how Pipe Supports is used in Industrial Welder jobs:
  • Worked as a rigger, rigging 20in pipes and pipe supports and welded in place.

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14. Fcaw

low Demand

15. Operate Safety

low Demand
Here's how Operate Safety is used in Industrial Welder jobs:
  • Operate Safety working equipment and applying safety practice.

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16. Automotive Tech

low Demand

17. Specific Parts

low Demand

17 Most Common Skill for an Industrial Welder

MIG20.7%
Plasma Arc15.5%
Aluminum Patches9.8%
Stainless Steel8.6%
Overhead Cranes8%
Smaw6.3%
Layout Plans5.7%
Gmaw4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Industrial Welder

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
MIG
MIG
20.7%
20.7%
2
2
Plasma Arc
Plasma Arc
15.5%
15.5%
3
3
Aluminum Patches
Aluminum Patches
9.8%
9.8%
4
4
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
8.6%
8.6%
5
5
Overhead Cranes
Overhead Cranes
8%
8%
6
6
Smaw
Smaw
6.3%
6.3%
7
7
Layout Plans
Layout Plans
5.7%
5.7%
8
8
Gmaw
Gmaw
4%
4%
9
9
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
4%
4%
10
10
Final Inspection
Final Inspection
3.4%
3.4%
11
11
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
2.9%
2.9%
12
12
Company Standards
Company Standards
2.3%
2.3%
13
13
Pipe Supports
Pipe Supports
1.7%
1.7%
14
14
Fcaw
Fcaw
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
Operate Safety
Operate Safety
1.7%
1.7%
16
16
Automotive Tech
Automotive Tech
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Specific Parts
Specific Parts
1.7%
1.7%

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