Summary Contractor, Steel Structure Forming, Shaping And Erecting in Canada
Find key facts and figures about working as a contractor, steel structure forming, shaping and erecting. The following information is applicable to all Contractors and supervisors, machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations (NOC 7201).
Contractors and supervisors in machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers classified in the following unit groups: Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors (7231), Tool and die makers (7232), Sheet metal workers (7233), Boilermakers (7234), Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters (7235), Ironworkers (7236), Welders and related machine operators (7237) and Machining tool operators (9417). They are employed by structural, platework and related metal products fabrication, manufacturing and erecting companies and machine shops. Contractors may be self-employed.
College or apprenticeship
College education or apprenticeship training usually required
Median wage in Canada
The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
advertised in Canada
- Manage own company
- Ensure health and safety regulations are followed
- Co-ordinate and schedule activities
- Set up machines and equipment
- Supervise workers and projects
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