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Welding Machine Operator Gas Tungsten Arc Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$42,008 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$622

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Welding Machine Operator Gas Tungsten Arc is $42,008 a year and $20 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Welding Machine Operator Gas Tungsten Arc is between $31,753 and $50,471. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, 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 2023:
$48,699
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Welding Machine Operator Gas Tungsten Arc Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

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Finisher / Grinder / Operator - $13.50 hr (2nd Shift)
Aug 24
Groton, CT, USA
Temporaries of New England, Inc.
Prepares the casting defect area for weld repair by grinding proper weld repair cavity. * Exercise ... Operate any of the grinding machines in the department as assigned.Work from Finishing Card ...
QUALIFIED 1ST SHIFT CNC Lathe SETUP/OPERATOR
Nov 12
Southington, CT, USA
C.V Tool Company Inc
Our team of highly skilled machinists and quality control personnel work together to meet your ... Welding (Surface, Blanchard O.D., I.D. up to 50 inches
Set Up Operator
Nov 7
Monroe, CT, USA
Nesco Resource
Train new employees on welding. Keep record of accurate set ups. Run production when needed. Able to run any machine in the department. Decide when to stop a job and find the solution to continue ...
QUALIFIED 1ST SHIFT CNC BORING MILL SETUP/OPERATOR
Sep 17
Southington, CT, USA
C.V Tool Company Inc
Our team of highly skilled machinists and quality control personnel work together to meet your ... Welding (Surface, Blanchard O.D., I.D. up to 50 inches
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