No degree, certificate or diploma

3 years to less than 5 years

  • Saws
  • Patterned rollers
  • Milling machines
  • Fabricating machine
  • Troubleshoot and make minor adjustments to equipment
  • Structural metal or steel
  • Platework
  • Metal product fabrication industry
  • Weld or bolt sections together
  • Set up and operate heavy-duty metal-working machines
  • Inspect products to ensure quality and conformity to specification
  • Grind and buff seams, joints and rough surfaces
  • Construct patterns and templates
  • Study engineering drawings and blueprints, determine the materials required, and plan the sequence of tasks to cut metal most efficiently
  • Rig, hoist and move materials to storage areas or within worksite
  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and sketches to determine specifications and calculate requirements
  • Noisy
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • In shop