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Structural Metal and Platework Fabricators and Fitters  (NOC 7263)
Yukon Territory
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters fabricate, assemble, fit and install steel or other metal components for buildings, bridges, tanks, towers, boilers, pressure vessels and other similar structures and products. They are employed in structural steel, boiler and platework fabrication plants and by heavy machinery manufacturing and shipbuilding companies.

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Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Study engineering drawings and blueprints, determine the materials required, and plan the sequence of tasks to cut metal most efficiently
  • Construct patterns and templates as guides for layouts
  • Lay out reference points and patterns on heavy metal according to component specifications
  • Rig, hoist and move materials to storage areas or within worksite
  • Assemble and fit metal sections and plates to form complete units or subunits using tack welding, bolting, riveting or other methods
  • Set up and operate various heavy-duty metal-working machines such as brake presses, shears, cutting torches, grinders and drills, including computer numerical control (CNC) equipment, to bend, cut, form, punch, drill or otherwise form heavy-metal components
  • Install fabricated components in final product.
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Outlook & Prospects for Structural Metal and Platework Fabricators and Fitters in Yukon Territory

The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Structural Metal and Platework Fabricators and Fitters in Yukon Territory as well as in the rest of the Yukon.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Yukon Territory Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2014-07-18

No employment outlooks have been developed for the territories at this time.

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