Welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters set up, operate, or tend welding, soldering, or brazing machines or robots while working. They may work with a wide range of materials and processes to create parts or finished products. During the manufacturing process, welders, solders, brazers and operators adhere, align, assemble, fit parts together. Their job depends on their ability to follow directions, make accurate measurements, and inspect their products.
To become a welding, soldering, brazing machine setter, operator or tender requires at least a high school diploma and a few months to one-year of on the job-training. Some employers will require industry certifications or apprenticeship programs. Welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders earn approximately $18.11 an hour.