Solderers and Brazers
- Melt and apply solder along adjoining edges of workpieces to solder joints, using soldering irons, gas torches, or electric-ultrasonic equipment.
- Heat soldering irons or workpieces to specified temperatures for soldering, using gas flames or electric current.
- Examine seams for defects and rework defective joints or broken parts.
- Melt and separate brazed or soldered joints to remove and straighten damaged or misaligned components, using hand torches, irons, or furnaces.
- Melt and apply solder to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products, using soldering equipment.
- Clean workpieces to remove dirt or excess acid, using chemical solutions, files, wire brushes, or grinders.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™ 16.0; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Virginia: + 2.2%
High School Diploma
Two: Some Preparation Needed
Moderately High ($36,000 - $49,999)