1. Demonstrate proper safety practices and procedures at all times.
2. Perform conversions of standard inch and metric measurements.
3. Follow detailed verbal or written instructions given by an immediate supervisor to set up and carry out specific job assignments.
4. Perform general housekeeping duties to maintain workspace, equipment, and tool cleanliness.
5. Interpret symbols and blueprints accurately for a variety of welding projects.
6. Prepare an applicable bill of materials and cost estimate.
7. Prepare and lay-out parts from weld drawings.
8. Define common acronyms used in the welding industry.
9. Troubleshoot and solve common problems involved with everyday use of a welding machine.
10. Visually examine all work for discontinuities.
11. Determine parts fabricated are within given tolerance.
12. Utilize manual, automatic, and semi-automatic equipment for cutting and welding.
13. Identify electrodes and filler metals based on the American Welding Society’s system of classification.
14. Demonstrate the ability to properly repair a structural weld using the appropriate cutting, grinding, and welding procedures.
15. Student will demonstrate effective oral and written communications with all clients and customers with respect for diversity of culture, age and gender.
16. Student will demonstrate professional workplace habits including punctuality, attitudes, behaviors, and craftsmanship expected of the welding industry.
17. Demonstrate effective oral and written communications with coworkers with respect for diversity of culture, age, and gender.