Skills Contractor, Steel Structure Forming, Shaping And Erecting near Whitehorse (YT)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a contractor, steel structure forming, shaping and erecting in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations (NOC 72010).


  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Operate CADD and other computer software systems
  • Prepare bids
  • Prepare production and other reports
  • Recruit and hire workers and carry out related staffing actions
  • Train or arrange for training
  • Co-ordinate and schedule activities
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed
  • Manage own company
  • Oversee the operation of company
  • Requisition or order materials, equipment and supplies
  • Set up machines and equipment
  • Supervise workers and projects
  • Computer numerical control (CNC) machines

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Planning
Management Help - Management
  • Co-ordinating and Organizing
  • Supervising
Communication Help - Communication
  • Teaching and Training
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Managing Information
Building Help - Building
  • Constructing


Manufacturing and Production Help - Manufacturing and Production
  • Processing and Production
Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Personnel and Human Resources
Engineering and Technology Help - Engineering and Technology
  • Mechanics and Machinery
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