Set up, operate, or tend welding, soldering, or brazing machines or robots that weld, braze, solder, or heat treat metal products, components, or assemblies. Includes workers who operate laser cutters or laser-beam machines.
2012: 250 2014: 260
High school diploma or equivalent
Moderate-term on-the-job training
Education level achieved by workers
Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.