Clear Path for Veterans: Career Services
Chittenango, New York

Title: Welder

Location: Syracuse

Pay Range: $21-26/hr

Summary: Perform a wide range of welding processes involving some minor but very exacting fitting of a number of pre-fabricated parts and materials. 

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Work from blueprints/sketches and work under direction of classified Fitter-Welders
  • Perform welding operations on varying metals/alloys
  • Burn/trim excess stock
  • Determine proper settings of welding current, voltage and gas mixture 
  • Determine need for and make simple fixtures/jigs as appropriate
  • Use hand and power tools to cut, drill, punch etc
  • Dress weld seams and joints as needed and repair work as needed
  • Responsible for maintenance of welding equipment
  • Clean and replace liners in welding gun
  • Maintaining clean and neat working conditions 


  • High School Diploma (or GED) 
  • 1-3 months related experience/training
  • Ability to read and comprehend short correspondence/memos 
  • Mathematical skills
  • Ability to follow oral instruction and follow safer operating procedures

Physical Demands: 

  • Frequent standing
  • Frequent walking
  • Climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl
  • Frequently required to lift 10-25 lbs
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