U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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51-4122 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Set up, operate, or tend welding, soldering, or brazing machines or robots that weld, braze, solder, or heat treat metal products, components, or assemblies. Includes workers who operate laser cutters or laser-beam machines.
Illustrative examples: Electron Beam Welder Setter,
Ultrasonic Welding Machine Operator
Broad Occupation: 51-4120 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers
Minor Group: 51-4000 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers
Major Group: 51-0000 Production Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010