Summary Ironworker near Vancouver (BC)
Find key facts and figures about working as an ironworker. The following information is applicable to all Ironworkers (NOC 72105).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Ironworkers fabricate, erect, hoist, install, repair and service structural ironwork, precast concrete, concrete reinforcing materials, curtain walls, ornamental iron and other metals used in the construction of buildings, bridges, highways, dams and other structures and equipment. They are employed by construction ironwork contractors. 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 the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
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The job prospects are good in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
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advertised near Vancouver (BC)
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- Erect and install scaffolding, falsework and other working platforms
- Perform job-site calculations
- Signal crane operators to position units according to blueprints
- Align, weld or bolt units in place
- Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
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