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Welder (Field)


Certification for Field Welding on NYSDOT projects.

Certification Requirements:

An applicant must file an application for certification/registration with the New York State Department of Transportation.

For further information on the Field Welder occupation please visit the DOT website at:

Certificates Issued and Active:

In 2017, there were 527 certifications issued for this occupation.
As of October 15, 2018, there were 2,491 active certifications for this occupation.

Certifying Authority:

New York State Department of Transportation
Metals Engineering Division
50 Wolf Road
POD 4-3
Albany, New York 12232-0600
NYSDOT Field Welder Certifications

Standard Occupational Classification:

51-4121 - Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
To learn more about this occupation search the Occupational Information Network (O*Net).

Additional Information:

American Welding Society
8669 NW 36 Street, # 130
Miami, Florida 33166-6672
Phone: (800) 443-9353 or (305) 443-9353

Board of Cooperative Education Services
(There are BOCES in most school districts.)


Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.

This page was last updated on 11/7/18.

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