Top Welder-Machine Operator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Welder-Machine Operator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Welder-Machine Operator resumes they appeared on. For example, 25.6% of Welder-Machine Operator resumes contained Car Parts as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Welder-Machine Operator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Car Parts

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Here's how Car Parts is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operate robotic welding machines, run car parts
  • Operate weld machine and assemble car parts
  • Assemble car parts with no errors3.
  • Welded car parts and operated machinery.
  • Drive forklift load and unload car parts
  • Designed automotive engine blocks, custom car parts, boat and utility trailers in Solidworks to fabricate the corresponding parts.
  • Inspected bad welds on car parts and marked them for a reworker to weld.
  • operated big welder machines and welded mufflers and other car parts
  • machine operator makine oil pans / car parts , working on a huge press , safety first

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2. Drill Press

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Here's how Drill Press is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operated lathe machine, milling machine, drill presses, as well as, welded.
  • Worked warehouse floor operations including extruding, drill press and ban saw machines.
  • Performed inspections, used mill machine with sander, and operated drill press.
  • Operated common machine shop equipment such as grinders and drill presses.
  • Operate Brake Press, Shear Press, Band Saw, and Drill Press as needed.
  • Drill press, mill, table saw, bandsaw grinding, forklift and welding were my responsibilities.
  • Run band saw, 6-ton press, drill press, mig welder, and automated welder.
  • Operated machinery and equipment (plasma tables, metal brakes, drill press, etc.
  • Assembled and welded shelters and transporters to government specifications * Ran drill presses
  • Operated various machines including punch press and drill press.Assisted press brake operator.
  • Performed MIG welding Operated drill press and forklift
  • Weld,Operate drill press ,punch press and mag drill
  • Operated bender drill press robot welder cutting torch plasma fuser upsizer/downsizer box line and stamper.

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3. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Maintain safety procedures at all time.
  • Research & Planning Have experience in safety procedures in a workplace.
  • Used mig welder Operated forklift Followed safety procedures
  • Created or enhanced new and existing safety procedures to improve quality and safe operating practices in the manufacturing facility.
  • Follow safety rules and regulations for material movement, and safety procedures for automated equipment and warehouse material movement vehicles.
  • Completed fast paced instructions to operate bagging machines, forklifts and packaging mechanics while observing safety procedures.

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4. Heavy Equipment

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Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operated heavy equipment to fabricate precision metal parts.
  • Machine Operator Operating and maintaining heavy equipment.
  • Test air pumps on heavy equipment * Change air pumps * Repair and spot welding gas tanks
  • Delivered various equipment to job site Operated various heavy equipment Installed gas lined at various job sites Serviced and maintained various equipment
  • Experience with heavy equipment operation, performed daily maintenance to machines while operating equipment safely and efficiently at all times.
  • Forged participation on routine maintenance, ensured workplace safety workplace, and guaranteed security and maintenance of heavy equipment.

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5. CNC

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Here's how CNC is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operated various industrial machinery including robotic welder, slider, CNC wire bender, press brake, and parts oven.
  • Created metal products using CNC machines, blue prints, using MIG welders and measuring devices.
  • Utilized CNC machinery, Lathe equipment, forklift, yard truck, plasma cutter and torch.
  • Operated CNC Turning Centers, radial drill press, band saws, and engine lathe.
  • Operated CNC Lathes and Mills, Performed CNC Lathes and Mills setups and Scheduled Maintenance.
  • Operated a CNC buffing machine* Fabricated plaiting racks for plating lines.
  • Well practiced in setting up and operating CNC machines.
  • Operated a fork-lift, CNC machine and platting machine.
  • Operate and control CNC machines, and lathes.
  • Operate resistance welders and CNC automated robot welders.
  • Operated saws and CNC milling machines and Lathes.
  • Set up CNC machine to run production.
  • Programmed and ran CNC machining equipment.
  • Operated and programmed CNC welding machines.
  • Loaded and unloaded CNC welding machine
  • Operated CNC and conventional mills, lathes, brake press, shears, etc.
  • Operate K&T CNC mill to cut rail seats.
  • Operated numerous machine shop equipment including mills, EDMs, CNC press brake, lathes, and various other machines.
  • Operated CNC Machine: boring, milling, chamfering, drilling and tapping for axle housing.
  • Operated Hydraulic CNC Press brake,hydraulic Shear to make parts for roll- refuse containers.

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6. TIG

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Here's how TIG is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Specialized welder, Brazing, TIG welding, Heat Treating/Tempering Metal, CNC Machining, Manuel Machining.
  • Performed TIG and MIG welding processes on fabrications according to the blueprints specifications.
  • Performed MIG and TIG manifold welds.
  • Use of MIG and TIG welders.
  • Repaired parts on and off line.Accurately charted the condition of my robot, or MIG/TIG welder along with my dip tank.
  • Formed a variety of precision sheet metal parts utilizing American and European style press brake tooling.MIG and TIG weld certifification.
  • Welded overhead, water tights, confined spaces, gapped butts, and gouged out excess materials when needed.
  • Skilled blue print inturpretation, MIG, TIG and Arc welding on mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum.
  • Operated tig machine, prepared various metals (cut, cleaned and welded) for different projects.
  • Certified ISO internal auditor ISO 9000:1994 Certified in MIG, TIG and Stick welding processes.
  • Welded SS with tig on different projects.
  • Set up and form and assemble parts, Tig weld.
  • Experienced in arc welding, gas welding and brazing, as well as tig and mig welding.
  • Perform various welding processes including mig, tig, stick, and thermal spray using eutectic torches.
  • Manage employees - Responsible for administrative obligations, scrap, and productivity - TIG welding
  • Performed Mig and Tig welding on a high volume machine using GMAW/ANSI standards.
  • Use different welds on different material, also mig and tig.
  • Make a strong tig weld then floop it through my machine.
  • Operate TIG-welding machine Operate die press machine Assemble various part before shipping
  • Welded commercial kitchen exhaust hoods using Mig and Tig welding processes.

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7. Plasma Arc

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Here's how Plasma Arc is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Cut material using plasma arc cutting and oxygen-acetylene equipment.
  • Demonstrated straight, bevel, and plasma arc cutting.
  • Blueprint reading, tool and die, oxyacetylene torch cutting, plasma arc cutting, TIG, MIG and Stick welding
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments, using processes such as flux-cored arc, plasma arc.
  • Used Oxyacetylene, Metal Inert Gas, Tungsten Inert Gas, Plasma Arc, stick to complete my missions.
  • Skilled with gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc, and resistance welding.

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8. Overhead Cranes

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Here's how Overhead Cranes is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Loaded bundles of Steele using Tow motor and overhead cranes to transport to various lines.
  • Use of overhead cranes include 20 ton and assorted gantry and jib style cranes
  • Operate overhead cranes and fork-lifts to move structures Skills Used Welding Grinding Operation Cranes/Forklifts Fabrication
  • Loaded and unloaded finished material onto company trucks using overhead cranes.
  • Manufactured overhead cranes from inception to completion.
  • Fabricated overhead cranes/Welder Certification (See certifications)

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9. Machine Operation

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Here's how Machine Operation is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Trained new hires as a machine operators and mentored apprentices to perform effective machine operation procedures.
  • Assembled and oversaw machine operation of assembly of steel hosing, welding and fabrication of steel hosing.
  • Machine operations included Punch Press, 1 ton to 8-ton Break Press, Laser and Stamp Press.
  • Confer with senior management to remain up to date on policies and practices of machine operation.
  • Machine operation, assembly, and inspection of welded parts.
  • Provided training on weaving machine operations for new employees
  • Trained other workers in machine operation.
  • Machine operation for welding SUB ARC.
  • Observed gauges, machine operations.
  • Machine operations on MIG Welding.
  • Machine operation Assembly / Quality Inspection Welding
  • ect.Accomplishmentslearned how to weld, basic machine operations,

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10. Stainless Steel

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Here's how Stainless Steel is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Weld separately or in combination, using aluminum, stainless steel, and sheet metal.
  • Operate spot welder using a jig to make various plain and stainless steel baskets.
  • Weld certified in mild steel, stainless steel, and some Japanese AlloysHyd.
  • Worked with stainless steel, galvanized steel, and carbon steel.
  • Weld stainless steel, operate spot welders and various machines
  • Used Resistance Welding fundamentals to manufacture stainless steel animal habitats Operated and maintained Automated Orbital Welders and Track Welders.
  • Sized seemed/Bottom/Brackets/ on Stainless steel cans Burnished covers, punched pressed/washer
  • Fabricated custom projects including stainless steel glove boxes and containment units for the Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Laboratories.
  • Maintained Passivation station with 25% Nitric Acid and prepared stainless steel assemblies for passivation.

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11. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Cleaned, maintained and adjusted equipment to maintain efficient operation, using air hoses, cleaning fluids and hand tools.
  • Test and adjust machine speeds or actions, according to product specifications, using gauges and hand tools
  • Operated shears and multiple hand tools including grinders, torches, drills, and band saws.
  • Position and adjust fixtures and attachments on machine, using hand tools and measuring devices.
  • Clean and maintain work pieces and welding machine parts, using hand tools and equipment.
  • Spot and seam welded catalytic converters using fixed machinery and hand tools.
  • Stop and open holding device on welding machines, using hand tools.
  • Repair and rebuild railroad track using powered and non-powered hand tools.
  • Assigned workstation, performed with combination of hand tools.
  • Used hand tools and various equipment.
  • Utilize power hand tools and/or a floor type grinding machine to smooth and deburr parts or products.
  • Tack welding, using portable grinder, hand file and/or scraper and other hand tools.

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12. Assembly Line

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Here's how Assembly Line is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operated a range of welding machines used to produce window frames to feed an assembly line in a fast paced environment.
  • Lead over assembly line and air unit, Cooper brassier/ welding, and ran air pressure test,
  • Build up of upholstery for custom interiors and installation, tail rigging on the final assembly line.
  • Worked on an assembly line molding plastic with a resin base.
  • Grab parts from assembly line to be inserted into welding machine.
  • Work on a Welding assembly line, fabricating parts.
  • Retrieve material for assembly line, stock lines/shelf.
  • Operated machine welded parts for assembly line.
  • Worked as welder on assembly line fabricating air preheaters for coal fired power plants.
  • Operated several machines on the assembly line Welded and repaired parts on the line
  • Operated cnc welding machine, various assembly line tasks

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13. Aluminum

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Here's how Aluminum is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Supervised fabrication area, fabricated and welded aluminum enclosures, gave presentations at stock holder meetings.
  • Welded both steel and aluminum pressure tanks for both train and truck air brake systems.
  • Tube fab-measure, cut and bend stainless aluminum tubing to desired requirement.
  • Weld aluminum and steel with a mig welding machine horizontal vertical and overhead.
  • Run production on Bridgeport CNC machine Aluminum welder Up keep of shop
  • Assembled then welded various aluminum and steel parts; assembled military environmental control and power generation trailers.

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14. Set-Up

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Here's how Set-Up is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Machine set-up, crane operator, general factory cleaning & quality testing.
  • Interpreted sketches and blueprints in order to set-up and operate various machines.
  • Initiated set-up for multiple tools and die in various presses.
  • Welded sheet metal door frames Set-up and operate punch presses to punch hinge, flush and dead bolt pockets
  • Spot welding Machine set-up and maintenance Run productions / Parts inspections
  • Have quality knowledge and is trained to make certain adjustments and/or set-up a machine/manufacturing process at floor management direction.

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15. Auto Parts

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Here's how Auto Parts is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Produced quality auto parts while meeting the customers' specifications and requirements
  • Welded auto parts that were assembled for Toyota automobiles.
  • Used welding machine to weld auto parts together.
  • Manufacture auto parts using various stamping machines.
  • Press sheet metal into auto parts/ cleaning building using, buffer, cleaning chemicals, and custodial tools.
  • Perform duties such as assembling, stamping, shaping, and label auto parts.

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16. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Required adherence to strict quality standards to within .0001 on all fabrication assignments.
  • Signed off on quality standards before passing through to the production line.
  • Weld concrete forms, scaffolding, and crane parts to quality standards.
  • Welded various materials, inspected products to ensure quality standards were achieved.
  • Maintain production levels and quality standards on a daily basis.
  • Perform internal audits to maintain quality standards.
  • Ensured parts were well above quality standards.
  • Weld machine operator Inspect welds and repair any welds that were not up to quality standards.

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17. Quality Checks

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Here's how Quality Checks is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operated various machines, quality checks, & inspection sheets.
  • operate a spot welding machine *complete production based on kanban production *load components *document production results *perform quality checks on parts
  • Communicated mechanical or electrical issues with the maintenance department * Completed quality checks to ensure products were being labeled and packed correctly
  • Performed book quality checks to verify customer specifications and quality, trained new employees in company policy, procedures and safety
  • Oversee inventory to ensure a perfect combination for production and perform quality checks to ensure total quality management.
  • Conducted quality checks by monitoring ink and water for appropriate levels and intensity based on customer specifications.

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18. Bond Components

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Here's how Bond Components is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Load or feed work pieces into welding machines in order to join or bond components.
  • Loaded or fed work pieces into welding machines to join or bond components Recorded operational information on specified production reports
  • Load or feed workpieces into welding machines to join or bond components.
  • Operated welding machines that join or bond components to fabricate metal products and assemblies.
  • Load or feed work pieces into welding machines to join or bond components.
  • Set up, operate, or tend welding machines that join or bond components to fabricate metal products or assemblies.

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19. Gmaw

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Here's how Gmaw is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Welded required parts using GMAW, GTAW, and SMAW.
  • Steel cable reel fabrication GMAW process Forklift certified Operated mill and lathe
  • Filled in on the GMAW aisle several times when needed.
  • Performed GMAW Welding operations on a daily basis.
  • Welded structural steel for buildings, signs, and a bridge for pipes to cross a span using the GMAW processes.
  • Pipe fitting assembly, GMAW welding of end caps, couplings, wheel mounts with an overall final pressure vessel test.

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20. Tack

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Here's how Tack is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Tack weld halves of axle housing together and inspect them before they are sent to next operation.
  • Welded flat, cylindrical, and irregular parts that were clamped, tack-welded, or otherwise positioned.
  • Tacked and welded plates for bridges; drill press operator; cleaned plates with grinder
  • Stacked and arranged tested products for further processing, shipping, and packaging.
  • Welded and tacked parts on production line to build automotive and glass racks.
  • Weld assembly of oven, stack houses and paint boost lines.
  • Unload and stack steel, Drilling holes into steel for bolts.
  • Weld and tack weld metal parts together using spot welding gun
  • Job Responsibilities are to weld and tack turn out ties.
  • Lay out, fitted and tack-welded work pieces together.
  • Assemble band saw blades, and operate stack welder.
  • Welded horse saddle-tack barns, sheds and arenas.
  • Wrap the brackets and stack them on pallets.
  • Tacked-welded parts in preparation for final welding.
  • Operated automatic binding unit and automatic mesh stacker used to tie and stack completed reinforcement mesh sheets.
  • Tack weld,spot weld, grind/sand boxes.

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21. Ensure Conformance

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Here's how Ensure Conformance is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Measure dimensions to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision calibration instruments, templates, and fixtures.
  • Monitor operation of machines and make adjustments to correct problems and ensure conformance to operations.
  • Examine the workpiece for defects and measures workpiece with straightedge or template to ensure conformance with specifications.
  • Measure dimensions of finished work piece to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments such as caliper or micrometer.
  • Measured and visually inspected products for surface and dimension defects in order to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments.
  • Excelled in interpreting detailed blueprints, aligning units using fixtures, and inspecting completed components to ensure conformance to specifications.

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22. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Trained in OSHA, FRA, and DOT.
  • Certified in Flat and Vertical Mig Welding, Flat Stick Welding Certified as an OSHA certified fork lift and overhead crane operator
  • Requested manufacturing specialist with extensive experience in OSHA Safety and product movement, adept at providing manufacturing excellence.
  • Follow OSHA safety guidelines and performs monthly safety inspections that includes identifying areas of improvements and correcting safety infractions.
  • Followed all OSHA safety guidelines while executing field operations under tight deadlines to maintain customer production quotas.
  • Utilized all required personal protective equipment and upheld safety guidelines in accordance with OSHA.

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23. Component Parts

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Here's how Component Parts is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Assemble drive shafts and all component parts from sheet metal stock.
  • Spot Welding component parts as it cycles through the machine.
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
  • Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bent, ground and bolted component parts to achieve required configurations and positions.
  • Clamped, held, tack-welded, ground, or bolted component parts to acquire the desired configurations and positions for welding.
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.

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24. Select Appropriate Type

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Here's how Select Appropriate Type is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Consulted welding chart specifications to select appropriate type and thickness of metal.

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25. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Set up machines and raw materials for each product according to specifications.
  • Loaded/unloaded tractor trailers for shipments and raw materials.
  • Managed inventories of raw materials and fabricated parts.
  • Check raw materials for quality and quantity ahead of loading into machine, and determine if all parts are present.
  • Work with shop and production manager to maintain needed levels of raw materials and useable inventory.
  • Operated a forklift to unload raw materials and supply production operators to insure machines ran continually and efficiently.

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26. Toyota

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Here's how Toyota is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Last job was for Toyota Motors.
  • Welded muffler equipment at a Toyota Distribution Company.
  • Molded engine installation for Honda, utilized the press machines for Toyota and operated an assembly line for Eclipse Manufactures.
  • Worked on high speed machine equipment and precision machinery used in mass production for Toyota and John Deer.
  • Spot weld auto parts for Toyota, make sure weld is secure and part meets safety specifications.
  • Placed Toyota silencers and assorted parts to be attached into a robot welder.

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27. Clamp Truck

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Here's how Clamp Truck is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Complete daily checklist for forklift and clamp truck.

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28. Honda

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Here's how Honda is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Performed welds for exhaust pipes for the Honda Corporation.
  • Use machinery to spot weld parts together for Honda Keep accurate logs of all parts made and have on hand.
  • Machine operated Spot Welder in the production of Honda parts.
  • Spot welding automobile parts for Honda cars and vans.
  • Welded gas caps to be used on Honda automobiles.
  • Certified line operator and trainer for Ford, Honda, heart lines.

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29. Chart Specifications

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Here's how Chart Specifications is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Selected torch, torch tip, filler rod and flux according to welding chart specifications or type and thickness of metal.
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type using .052 and .060 flux core.
  • Selected and installed torch, torch tip, filler rod and flux, according to welding chart specifications.
  • Set up equipment and weld parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • Consulted welding chart specifications to select appropriate type and thickness of metal.
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.

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30. Gtaw

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Here's how Gtaw is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Fin Machine Mfg., EDM, Vapor degreaser & GTAW of Aerospace parts in an FAA/MRO station.
  • Passed visual and X-ray welding certification tests based on aerospace AWS code in many GMAW, GTAW, Flux Cored applications.
  • Used GTAW in the welding of stainless and carbon steel Supervised a small team of laborers and assisted them with their duties
  • Train new employees on welding Skills Used GTAW, GMAW, and plasma cutting used to fabricate and install components.
  • Blueprint reading, layout, fit-up, and welding of specialty metals using the GTAW process combined with production GMAW.
  • Handled power tools, Used secure labor behavior, Ran a spot welder, GMAW, GTAW, Metal finishing.

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31. Inspect Parts

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Here's how Inspect Parts is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Inspect parts for any damage, missed or incorrect welds.
  • Inspect parts, test parts and record results.
  • Inspect parts to assure quality.
  • paint department inspect parts for quality issues
  • Inspect parts and utilized blueprints to verify dimensions and ensure finished product meets customer expectations.
  • Operate stamping and bending machinery and inspect parts for conformity to specifications.

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32. Different Types

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Here's how Different Types is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Moved up to operating twodifferent types of seam welders.
  • Job Duties: - Spot welder light fixtures, operated CNC machine to cut different types of metal Job Title:
  • Received training for and operated approximately 25 different types of injection machines.
  • Monitored operation and adjusted machine accordingly for different types of fabrics.
  • Evaluated different types of janitorial equipment and chemicals from vendors.
  • Fabricated and maintained different types of equipment used in a large-scale composting business.

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33. Band Saws

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Here's how Band Saws is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operated equipment such as Jackhammers/Concrete saws/Band saws/Chainsaws/Welding machines.
  • Required skills included use of air tools, grinders, cutting wheels, band saws, accurate measuring to 1/32 inch.
  • Shear presses, band saws, and chop saws are frequently used as well as fork trucks and pallet jacks.
  • Operated various types of equipment such as: drill presses, band saws, chop saws, and pipe threader.
  • Gained experienced using and handling heavy duty MIG welders, band saws, grinders, levelers, clamps, etc.
  • Operated machines, such as shears, plasma torch, pneumatic grinders drill presses, chop saws and band saws.

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34. Robotic Welders

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Here's how Robotic Welders is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Structured and maintained a robotic welders and my work area.
  • Operated robotic welders Inspected parts for quality and packed them for shipping
  • Load robotic welders Repair weld parts that aren't up to standards Final inspection of parts
  • Performed maintenance on Robotic welders.
  • Operate and maintain multiple robotic welders performing crucial welds on lower control arms.
  • Repair and Rebuild Limestone Crushers with robotic welders Gauge off ceramic and replace with new weld.

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35. Final Inspection

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Here's how Final Inspection is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operated and performed preventative maintenance on FM/AM tuner pack mechanical adjustment, final inspection equipment and robotic packaging arm.
  • Provided final inspection of materials against quality standards and completed in-process inspections within a clean room manufacturing environment.
  • Documented, modification of final inspection testing to meet standard and completed documentation and handling.
  • Performed final inspection, and attached identification labels to finished packaged items for shipment.
  • Operated production machinery, performed quality control and final inspections of products.
  • Assumed responsibility for product quality by performing in process and final inspection.

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36. GM

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Here's how GM is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Acted as CDL driver, lookout, flagman, roadway worker and other roles as needed.
  • Weld brackets on pipes for various automobile manufactures including GM, Ford, and BMW.
  • Operate semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse segments, using methods such as sub arc.
  • Started off as a welder, working on different segments of the turbine.
  • Experience Welding operator making various parts for GM, Chrysler, Toyota.
  • Participate in six sigma and lean initiatives in order to optimize manufacturing processes.

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37. Smaw

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Here's how Smaw is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Learned how to weld using method SMAW with rods 6011 & 7018.
  • Completed and passed all welding tests: 2G, 3G-7018, FCAW-2F, 3F-7018-SMAW Flame-arc cutting, Air-arcing and Blueprint Reading.
  • Perform welding operations using several welding processes including: FCAW, SMAW, GMAW, SAW.
  • Produced X-Ray quality welds using SMAW, by utilizing templates and detailed drawings.
  • Assisted in the welding of tacks, horizontal, vertical, and overhead SMAW.
  • Welded end caps for pressure testing using SMAW welding with various e6010 electrode diameters.

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38. Fcaw

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Here's how Fcaw is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Utilized MIG, FCAW, 770, 309, E-6010, E-7018 rods and electrodes.
  • Completed structural fabrications using FCAW method.
  • Completed fabrication, carpentry, and flux-cored arc welding (FCAW) projects on time and within the highest quality standards.
  • Welded numerous fabricated parts in all positions using .045, 1/16, and 3/32 flux core wire (FCAW).
  • Trained to weld in the flat horizontal vertical and overhead positions mainly FCAW process trained to arc gouge as well.
  • Blueprint reading *Fork lift operator *Overhead Crane Operator *Maintaining an organized work area *Daily cleaning tasks *3G Certified FCAW 1 Plate

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39. Production Goals

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Here's how Production Goals is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operated stiffener welder by self to meet production goals and to meet quality goals.
  • Work as a unit in production atmosphere to accomplish production goals.
  • Insured production goals were met.
  • Machine operator keeping documentation of quality assurance and production goals, maintenance on machines and sanitation.
  • Operated several injection molding machines safely and with attention to quality and production goals.
  • Followed detailed directions from layout drawings and supervisor to satisfy daily production goals.

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40. Customer Specifications

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Here's how Customer Specifications is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Located and prepared orders for shipping according to customer specifications and regulations, maintained delivery data accurate and up to date.
  • Placed appropriate tooling onto machinery/equipment to produce a quality product to customer specifications in and orderly and efficient manner.
  • Utilized organizational and time management skills to ensure all work was completed by deadline and in accordance with customer specifications.
  • Operated wire-drawing machine which reduced galvanized and steel wire to proper diameters as per company and customer specifications.
  • Set up and operated machine to produce quality material such as notebooks and binders according to customer specifications.
  • Helped achieve company goals by supporting production workers Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.

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41. Exhaust Systems

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Here's how Exhaust Systems is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operated forklift to carry material and finished exhaust systems to loading dock.
  • Assemble, consruct, weld, and operate machinery that consist of the exhaust systems.
  • Complete Mig Welding on exhaust systems.
  • Load and operate robotic welder, leak test exhaust system, fix/repair flaws in exhaust systems, maintain paperwork, clean area
  • Operate machinery and weld exhaust systems for Mercedes-Benz.

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42. Different Machines

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Here's how Different Machines is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Managed a series of different machines and devices applicable to the required duties of the trade as follows: 1.
  • Crossed-trained on ten different machines.
  • Operated multiple different machines to produce multiple different parts on propane regulators.
  • Operated different machines that included making buttons and eye-letting ribbons.
  • Operate different machines depending on production requirements and needs.
  • Certified and trained to operate eleven different machines.

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43. Production Schedules

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Here's how Production Schedules is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Read blueprints, work orders, and production schedules to determine product and job instructions or specifications.
  • Line Leader: Supervised crew and delegated responsibilities of machine operation and daily production schedules.
  • Performed press set up and tool changes to meet production schedules.
  • Read work orders or production schedules.
  • Reviewed work orders and production schedules to ensure timely operation and completion of projects.
  • Read work orders or production schedules to determine specifications oof materials needed.

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44. Production Reports

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Here's how Production Reports is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Filled out and archived production reports using company software
  • Recorded operational information on specified production reports.
  • Prepared and maintained production reports and personnel records.
  • Record operational information on specified production reports.
  • Prepared and maintained production reports and personnel records.
  • Inspected and repaired various exhaust components Completed adequate production reports

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45. PPE

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Here's how PPE is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operated straight and articulated rubber-tired tractor-type vehicle equipped with front-mounted hydraulically powered bucket, scoop or forks.
  • Operated processing equipment used to prepare and apply solder to copper circuit areas of printer circuit boards and panels.
  • Assemble Pistons for Automotive vehicles on a conveyor belt to be prepped and ready for additional parts.
  • Check parts for quality recording the number of good parts shipped and scrap parts.
  • Dipped into product after welding was completed to make shelving wad resistance looking.
  • Provide employee progress, status and areas of needed improvement to upper manager.
  • Remapped departments and moved functions to different areas to improve flow of production.
  • Operated weld lathe, wrapper, and industrial wash and oven machines.
  • Adhered to all required safety procedures and utilized all required PPE.
  • Poured paint into screen frame and dipped squeegee in paint.
  • Load and Unload parts into crates to be shipped.
  • Bolted, clipped, screwed and fastened parts together.
  • Stripped parts and neatly stacked them on skids.
  • Started and stopped machines while loading product.
  • Connect copper plumbing pipes and thinner metals.
  • Strapped and bounded for the road.
  • Load, mix, empty, and clean hoppers between jobs.
  • Operate a welding machine, that makes car parts which are shipped to Subaru.
  • Raise an lower machine where there copper is.
  • Brazed copper pipes/joints Cut/bent copper pipes on machines Completed orders

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46. Combination Squares

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Here's how Combination Squares is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Assisted in lying out, positioning, and securing assemblies using straight edges, combination squares, and 11R/10R vice-grips.
  • Used various machinery and tools such as Brake Press machine, Hand Grinders, Combination squares, and various measuring tools.
  • Lay out, positioned, and aligned, and secured parts and assembly with straightedges, and combination squares sand calipers.
  • Verify correct position of structural elements to be welded using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and tape measures.
  • Used tape measures, combination squares, framing squares, dial calipers, and bubble levels.
  • Secured parts and assembled using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers.

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47. Tape Measure

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Here's how Tape Measure is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Used plasma cutter, cutting torch, welding gauges, tape measures.
  • Use tape measure and calipers.
  • read blueprints and using tape measure and dial calipers to get precise measurement with intolerance.
  • Machine and hand plasmas) Familiar with reading blue prints and tape measures.
  • Shear, Leighbeir Magnet.Forklift, tape measure, metal fabrication.Welding, Shop equipment.
  • Make accurate measurements using tape measure and precision measuring equipment.

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48. Small Parts

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Here's how Small Parts is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Automobile front end for Jeep, seat bag frames for golf cars, and small parts for 8 wheelers.
  • Operate a welding machine for a small parts plant Operate various machines for a small parts plant
  • Welded their special shipping crates sent over seas and some small parts.
  • Welded steel bodies, fabricated small parts, prepped, grounded beads off of welds, and ran tow motor.
  • Build small parts and assemblies in accordance with blueprints including brackets, ladders, tailgates, hinges, etc.
  • Used welding techniques on small parts, using heavy and light gauge metals, according to given prints.

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49. Multiple Machines

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Here's how Multiple Machines is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Operate multiple machines on a daily basis.
  • Operated multiple machines including lathes, mills, sheers, and EDMs.
  • Perform basic and in-detailed machining and assembly task to operate multiple machines and/or perform many manual/assembly duties.
  • Operate and monitor multiple machines in a cellular environment, including processing different jobs simultaneously.
  • Re-calibrated multiple machines to ensure quality and configuration for specific products were maintained.
  • Organize and prepare multiple machines mechanically and to specific criteria per statement.

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50. Final Product

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Here's how Final Product is used in Welder-Machine Operator jobs:
  • Utilized mig welding to assemble parts for final products.
  • Examined final products to verify conformance to quality standards and counted finished products to determine complete product orders.
  • Loaded cotton onto appropriate machine.prepackaged cotton as directed by factory.package final product to be shipped accordingly.
  • Ensured accuracy of product components and verified packaging specification of all final products.
  • Inspected final product for imperfections and classified them accordingly.
  • Specialized in quality control and packaged final product for shipping

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20 Most Common Skill for a Welder-Machine Operator

Car Parts30%
Drill Press8.8%
Safety Procedures8.4%
Heavy Equipment7.9%
CNC5.4%
TIG5.4%
Plasma Arc5.2%
Overhead Cranes4.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Welder-Machine Operator

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Car Parts
Car Parts
25.6%
25.6%
2
2
Drill Press
Drill Press
7.5%
7.5%
3
3
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
7.1%
7.1%
4
4
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
6.7%
6.7%
5
5
CNC
CNC
4.6%
4.6%
6
6
TIG
TIG
4.6%
4.6%
7
7
Plasma Arc
Plasma Arc
4.5%
4.5%
8
8
Overhead Cranes
Overhead Cranes
3.9%
3.9%
9
9
Machine Operation
Machine Operation
3.2%
3.2%
10
10
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
2.8%
2.8%
11
11
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
2.4%
2.4%
12
12
Assembly Line
Assembly Line
2.4%
2.4%
13
13
Aluminum
Aluminum
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
Set-Up
Set-Up
1.4%
1.4%
15
15
Auto Parts
Auto Parts
1.3%
1.3%
16
16
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Quality Checks
Quality Checks
1%
1%
18
18
Bond Components
Bond Components
1%
1%
19
19
Gmaw
Gmaw
0.9%
0.9%
20
20
Tack
Tack
0.8%
0.8%
21
21
Ensure Conformance
Ensure Conformance
0.8%
0.8%
22
22
Osha
Osha
0.8%
0.8%
23
23
Component Parts
Component Parts
0.7%
0.7%
24
24
Select Appropriate Type
Select Appropriate Type
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
0.7%
0.7%
26
26
Toyota
Toyota
0.6%
0.6%
27
27
Clamp Truck
Clamp Truck
0.6%
0.6%
28
28
Honda
Honda
0.6%
0.6%
29
29
Chart Specifications
Chart Specifications
0.5%
0.5%
30
30
Gtaw
Gtaw
0.5%
0.5%
31
31
Inspect Parts
Inspect Parts
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
Different Types
Different Types
0.5%
0.5%
33
33
Band Saws
Band Saws
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
Robotic Welders
Robotic Welders
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
Final Inspection
Final Inspection
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
GM
GM
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
Smaw
Smaw
0.4%
0.4%
38
38
Fcaw
Fcaw
0.4%
0.4%
39
39
Production Goals
Production Goals
0.4%
0.4%
40
40
Customer Specifications
Customer Specifications
0.4%
0.4%
41
41
Exhaust Systems
Exhaust Systems
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Different Machines
Different Machines
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Production Schedules
Production Schedules
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
Production Reports
Production Reports
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
PPE
PPE
0.3%
0.3%
46
46
Combination Squares
Combination Squares
0.3%
0.3%
47
47
Tape Measure
Tape Measure
0.3%
0.3%
48
48
Small Parts
Small Parts
0.3%
0.3%
49
49
Multiple Machines
Multiple Machines
0.3%
0.3%
50
50
Final Product
Final Product
0.3%
0.3%

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