Tig Welder Job Description

Tig Welder job description

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Tig Welder Job Description

A TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) Welder is a professional that specialises in TIG welding, which is a precise process that uses a non-consumable tungsten electrode and inert gas to join metals. They generally work across a range of industries, such as engineering, automotive, aerospace, as well as manufacturing.


  • Conduct inspections to assess materials and equipment and verify that required standards are met
  • Perform welding operations using tig techniques to join metal components according to drawings and specifications
  • Set up welding equipment and have the ability to ensure they are in good working conditions
  • Monitor and control the welding process
  • Collaborate and work efficiently with team members
  • Follow safety guidelines to maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Report equipment malfunctions or maintenance requirements


  • Trade qualification or proven work experience in welding
  • Ability to handle various metals and alloys
  • Positive and hard work ethic
  • Ability to take directions and be a team player
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints, and welding symbols
  • Knowledge of welding equipment setup and troubleshooting
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment

Working Conditions

  • Potentially work in a noisy environment
  • Potential exposure to welding fumes, heat, bright light
  • Must wear safety equipment at all times
  • Working conditions vary depending on the specific industry and company they work for

Average Salary

  • $60k – $80k per year in Australia
  • $60k – $80k per year in New Zealand

Salary is based on © SEEK and © Indeed statistics and research.

This Tig Welder job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/New Zealand market.

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