Metal Fabricator (Occupation Code : 651401)

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Marks off and fabricates structural steel and other metal stock to make or repair metal products and structures.


Marking metal framework as a guide when drilling, cutting, and shaping them for use in buildings, ships and other structures.

Drilling, cutting and shaping structural steel in a workshop.

Erecting steel framework for buildings, bridges and other constructions.

Assembling and erecting the framework and other metal parts of ships' structures.

Shaping and fitting structural-steel plates of ships under construction or repair.

Riveting structural-metal members by hand, machine or pneumatic riveter.

Shaping and bending metal sections and pipes using hand and machine tools or by heating and hammering.

Aligning parts to be joined using hand tools and measuring instruments.

Alternate Occupation Names

Brass Finisher

Metal Fabricator-welder

Structural Steel Tradesperson

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