7212-Welders and Flame Cutters

Job Title: 

Welders and Flame Cutters

Job Description: 

Welders and flame cutters weld and cut metal parts using gas flame, electric arc and other sources of heat to melt and cut, or to melt and fuse metal.


Tasks include:

  • welding metal parts using gas flame, or an electric arc, thermite compound or other methods
  • operating resistance-welding machines
  • using blowtorch to make and repair lead linings, pipes, floors and other lead fixtures
  • brazing metal parts together
  • cutting metal pieces using gas flame or an electric arc
  • joining metal parts by hand soldering
  • monitoring the fitting, burning, and welding processes to avoid overheating of parts or warping, shrinking, distortion, or expansion of material
  • examining work pieces for defects and measuring work pieces with straight edges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Flame cutter (metal cutting machine)
Gas cutting machine operator (metal)

Specific Occupations: 


Flame cutter

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore