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 72010).
Note: Some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Contractors and supervisors in machining, metal forming, shaping and erecting trades and related occupations supervise and coordinate the activities of workers classified in the following unit groups: Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors (72.100), Tool and die makers (72.101), Sheet metal workers (72.102), Boilermakers (72.103), Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters (72.104), Ironworkers (72.105), Welders and related machine operators (72.106) and Machining tool operators (94.106). 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
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or experience working in a supervisory occupation.
Median wage in Canada
The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
advertised in Canada
- 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
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