Summary Fabricator, Steel - Structural Metal And Platework in the North Central 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 "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 key facts and figures about working as a fabricator, steel - structural metal and platework. The following information is applicable to all Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters (NOC 72104).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters fabricate, assemble, fit and install steel or other metal components for buildings, bridges, tanks, towers, boilers, pressure vessels and other similar structures and products. They are employed in structural steel, boiler and platework fabrication plants and by heavy machinery manufacturing and shipbuilding companies. Apprentices are also included in this unit group.
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 Manitoba
The job prospects are limited in Manitoba
advertised in Manitoba
- 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
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