Structural Iron & Steel Workers


Raise, place, and unite iron or steel girders, columns, and other structural members to form completed structures or structural frameworks. May erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings.
Also called: Fitter / Welder, Iron Worker, Ironworker, Steel Worker

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • building and construction
  • mechanical
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
    Business
  • management

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Controlled Movement
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
    Endurance
  • exercise for a long time without getting out of breath
    Physical Strength
  • lift, push, pull, or carry

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Cooperation
  • Initiative
  • Concern for Others

Technology:

    Project management software
  • Cost estimating software
  • Project scheduling software
    Accounting software
  • Turtle Creek Software Goldenseal

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED
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