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Welding Machine Operator Gas Metal Arc Salary
in Arizona, United States

$35,428 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$524

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Welding Machine Operator Gas Metal Arc is $35,428 a year and $17 an hour in Arizona, United States. The average salary range for a Welding Machine Operator Gas Metal Arc is between $26,779 and $42,565. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arizona, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Sets up and operates arc welding machine that welds together parts of fabricated metal products, as specified by blueprints, layouts, welding procedures, and operating charts: welds flat, cylindrical, or irregular parts that may be clamped, tack-welded, or otherwise positioned.
  • May position weld line parallel to carriage.
  • Turns cranks or pushes buttons to align electrode on welding head over weld joint to weld linear joints, or adjust length of radial arm to position electrode over weld joint when welding radial joints.
  • Clamps cylindrical workpieces onto turning rolls under stationary head to weld circular joints.
  • Threads specified electrode wire from reel through feed rolls and welding head.
  • Turns welding head to set specified angle of electrode.
  • May fill hopper with specified flux and direct nozzle or gravity feed over weld line, or adjust shielding gas or gas mixture flow rate.
  • Turns knobs to set current, voltage, and slope, and synchronize feed of wire and flux with speed of welding action.
  • May set limit switch which automatically stops machine at end of weld.
  • Starts machine and observes meters and gauges, or observes welding action for compliance with procedures.
  • Visually examines welds for adherence to specifications.
  • May grind welded surfaces for penetrant test.
  • Adjusts machine setup to vary size, location, and penetration of bead.
  • May install track template to weld irregularly shaped seams.
  • May make trial run before welding and record setup and operating data.
  • May layout, fit, and tack workpieces together.
  • May preheat workpiece, using hand torch or heating furnace.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,070
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Welding Machine Operator Gas Metal Arc Job Listings for Arizona, United States

Machine Operator Forklift Operator
Jan 8
Goodyear, AZ, USA
Basic Metals, Inc.
Basic Metals, Inc. is expanding our manufacturing positions, and looking for dynamic individuals ... Duties include setting up and operating machine to cut metal into specific lengths. . Ability to ...
Machine Operator/Hydroform Aerospace
Dec 26
Phoenix, AZ, USA
SVS Group
Machine operating experience with metal fabrication/aerospace preferred. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift available $13-$18/hour DOE and shift Summary: Operates hydroform equipment to create forms from metal ...
CNC Machine Operator
Jan 9
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Bergmann Group
Overview · Preparing and operating computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines to perform tasks ... All of the products that we manufacture are primarily metal-based products, and we are very ...
Sheet Metal Bench Operator
Jan 14
Phoenix, AZ, USA
SVS Group
In immediate need of a Sheet Metal Bench Operator in the Phoenix Area! Working 1st shift starting ... Observe machine or process operation and measure parts in accordance with instructions using ...
Metal Detection Operator -- 2nd Shift (4:30pm-3:00am)
Nov 27
Tempe, AZ, USA
21st Century HealthCare, Inc.
Log all machinery involved in the blending process * Once the blend is done discharge product into drums * Weigh drums individually recording each weight * Weigh drums all together recording total ...
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