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Also known as: Welding Technology

Interested participants that would like to go into this career will learn a variety of skills and processes in several methods of joining metals. Employers seek qualified and educated people who can produce products meeting very specific quality standards. This career may also utilize laser cutters or laser-beam machines that weld, braze, solder, or heat treat metal products, components, or assemblies.


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  • Welder

  • Welder/Fabricator

  • Wire Welder

  • Industrial Pipe Welder

  • Production Welders

  • Sheet Metal Worker

  • MIG Welding

  • Robotics Welding Operator

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Source: Job titles Nebraska Department of Labor
Career description and average wage information Bureau of Labor Statistics

Central Community College
Metropolitan Community College
Northeast Community College
Southeast Community College
Western Nebraska Community College
University of Nebraska at Lincoln

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