Structural Iron & Steel Workers
Also called: Fitter / Welder, Iron Worker, Ironworker, Steel Worker
In the Air Force: Structural; Structural Apprentice; Structural Craftsman; Structural Helper; Structural Journeyman
In the Army: Carpentry and Masonry Specialist
In the Coast Guard: Structural
In the Marine Corps: Carpentry and Masonry Specialist; Metal Worker; Steelworker; Structural Apprentice; Structural Craftsman; Structural Helper; Structural Journeyman
In the Navy: Advanced Steelworker; Steel Worker; Steelworker; Steelworker Basic
- Read specifications or blueprints to determine the locations, quantities, or sizes of materials required.
- Connect columns, beams, and girders with bolts, following blueprints and instructions from supervisors.
- Bolt aligned structural steel members in position for permanent riveting, bolting, or welding into place.
Engineering and Technology
Math and Science
Safety and Government
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Project management software
Computer aided design CAD software