Skills Contractor, Steel Structure Forming, Shaping And Erecting in the North Region

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "contractor, steel structure forming, shaping and erecting" was moved from the group Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations (NOC 7201) to the group Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations (NOC 72010).

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).

Tasks

  • 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

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

    Skills

  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
  • Management Help -
    • Strategic Planning
    • Allocating and Controlling Resources
    • Evaluating
    • Co-ordinating and Organizing
    • Recruiting and Hiring
    • Supervising
  • Communication Help -
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Teaching and Training
    • Professional Communicating
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Interviewing
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Managing Information
    • Processing Information
  • Building Help -
    • Constructing
    • Installing Building Interior Infrastructure
    • Finishing Building Interior/Exterior
    • Restoring and Repairing

    Knowledge

  • Manufacturing and Production Help -
    • Processing and Production
    • Food Production and Agriculture
  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Business Management
    • Business Administration
    • Finance
    • Economics
    • Accounting
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Clerical
    • Sales
    • Client Service
  • Engineering and Technology Help -
    • Engineering and Applied Technologies
    • Computer and Information Systems
    • Electricity (Electrical and Electronics)
    • Design
    • Mechanics and Machinery
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