W E L D E R

Do you get a kick out of watching sparks fly on the Fourth of July? Choose a career in welding and watch them fly every day! Welders join objects together by applying heat or pressure. Skilled welders have a thorough knowledge of welding principals and metals. They use blueprints and drawings to build anything from ships to cars to bridges. Welders play a crucial role in maintaining a variety of power plants and have the opportunity to travel throughout the year.

Earning potential for Minnesota:

$64,300 annually



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TRAINING

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Education

High School Diploma

 

 

 



Reading Comprehension

  • Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.


Critical Thinking

Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

 

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Operation & Control

Controlling operations of equipment or systems.

 

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Monitoring

Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

 

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