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You might hire a welder to:

  • Create or renovate new structures that are primarily made out of metal
  • Repair damaged structures that require welding techniques

  • Plan and execute construction for buildings

  • Complete projects that require safety gear and welding equipment 

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Relevant welding certifications, depending on location Proven experience in welding
Physical stamina Attention to detail
Knowledge of welding techniques Strong verbal communication skills
  An understanding of mathematics