Summary Boilermaker in the Southwest 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 "boilermaker" was moved from the group Boilermakers (NOC 7234) to the group Boilermakers (NOC 72103).
Find key facts and figures about working as a boilermaker. The following information is applicable to all Boilermakers (NOC 72103).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Boilermakers fabricate, assemble, erect, test, maintain and repair boilers, vessels, tanks, towers, heat exchangers and other heavy-metal structures. They are employed in boiler fabrication, manufacturing, shipbuilding, construction, electric power generation and similar industrial establishments. Apprentices are also included in this unit group.
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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.
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Median wage in Manitoba
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advertised in Manitoba
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- Plan sequence of operation
- Develop templates
- Instruct apprentices
- Lay out patterns
- Lay out plate, sheet steel and other heavy metal and mark lines
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