Skills Fabricator, Steel - Structural Metal And Platework in Manitoba

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 "fabricator, steel - structural metal and platework" was moved from the group Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters (NOC 7235) to the group Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters (NOC 72104).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a fabricator, steel - structural metal and platework in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters (NOC 72104).

Tasks

  • Lay out reference points and patterns
  • Assemble and fit plates and sections to form structures
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Weld or bolt sections together
  • Set up and operate heavy-duty metal-working machines
  • Construct patterns and templates
  • Install fabricated components in final product
  • Rig, hoist and move materials to storage areas or within worksite
  • Study engineering drawings and blueprints, determine the materials required, and plan the sequence of tasks to cut metal most efficiently

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
    • Inspecting and Testing
  • Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help -
    • Mechanical Installing, Maintaining and Repairing
    • Operating Mobile Equipment
    • Operating Stationary Industrial Equipment
  • Handling Goods and Materials Help -
    • Sorting
    • Loading and Unloading
  • Building Help -
    • Constructing
    • Installing Building Interior Infrastructure
    • Finishing Building Interior/Exterior
    • Restoring and Repairing

    Knowledge

  • Law and Public Safety Help -
    • Law, Government, and Jurisprudence
    • Public Safety and Security
  • Engineering and Technology Help -
    • Engineering and Applied Technologies
    • Computer and Information Systems
    • Electricity (Electrical and Electronics)
    • Design
    • Building and Construction
    • Mechanics and Machinery
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