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7212 WELDERS AND FLAMECUTTERS
 


    Welders and flame cutters weld and cut metal parts using gas flame, or an electric arc and other sources of heat to melt and cut, or to melt and fuse metal.

    Tasks include -

    (a) welding metal parts using gas flame, or an electric arc, thermite compound or other methods;

    (b) operating resistance-welding machines;

    (c) using blowtorch to make and repair lead linings, pipes, floors and other lead fixtures;

    (d) brazing metal parts together;

    (e) cutting metal pieces using gas flame or an electric arc;

    (f) joining metal parts by hand soldering;

    (g) performing related tasks;

    (h) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Brazier

  • Flamecutter

  • Welder


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.