A welder’s primary duties involve joining metal parts together to create products or goods. Depending on the job, welders may require assistance to ensure a project is done correctly and safely. Welder helpers assist welding professionals when needed. They play a crucial role in the welding process, making this unique role quite rewarding.
To attain the proper qualifications to pursue this position, individuals must seek specialized schooling and training. Those interested can acquire the necessary skills and knowledge when they enroll in the welding program offered at Pennco Tech. Offered exclusively at our Bristol, PA, campus, our welding program gives students the knowledge and competency they need to begin their quest toward different careers in this industry, including welder helper. Find out more about welding assistants, their responsibilities, and possible career options.
What is a welder helper? Much like the name suggests, a welder helper’s main responsibility is to assist welding professionals with their daily duties. They can offer their support in a variety of ways, including maintaining tools and equipment, as well as ensuring a clean and organized work environment. Other responsibilities of a welder helper include:
From exposing individuals to the many aspects of the welding industry to opening doors to potential advancement, the role provides professionals with many advantages. One of the benefits of welding assistant jobs is the numerous career paths available. With their advanced training and experience on the job, welder helpers can consider an array of open positions to forge a career path that aligns with their personal preferences. Potential career opportunities for a welder helper include:
Perhaps as a welder helper, you have found that being confined to a single workspace conflicts with your personality or professional goals. If this is the case, a field technician can be an attractive career move.
As a field technician, you will respond to customer requests and travel to the location of the client to install equipment, repair or install machinery, or conduct necessary maintenance services. In addition, you will be asked to advise and educate customers on how to correctly handle and look after their machines and create healthy professional relationships.
Individuals interested in launching their careers as welder helpers must first learn the necessary skills of the trade. This can be accomplished by enrolling in the welding program offered at Pennco Tech’s Bristol, PA, campus. Students will be led by dedicated instructors, learning the required knowledge from a career-oriented curriculum that covers a variety of topics.
Additionally, our welding program includes OSHA safety training, which explores the potential dangers of the job and helps students plan to avoid these potential risks. Contact us today to learn more about our welding program and other trade programs available at Pennco Tech.
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