Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters:

Fabricate, position, align, and fit parts of structural metal products.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $40,080.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,758
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) -11.68 %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Professionalism

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Braze metal parts or components
Spot/tack weld materials
Weld metal parts and components
Weld metal structures
Sand metal or plastic objects
File metal or plastic objects
Grind metal objects
Carve objects from steel, precious metal, or other related materials
Align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly
Assemble electromechanical or hydraulic systems
Cast metal objects
Shape metal or plastic
Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment
Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment
Preheat metal before welding, brazing, or soldering
Heat material or workpieces to prepare for or complete production
Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures
Fabricate manufactured products, parts, or components by hand
Position machines, equipment, or structures
Mold metal or plastic materials through bending or straightening
Process metals using power or hand tools

Performing General Physical Activities

Install sheet metal assemblies in supportive framework
Assemble temporary equipment or structures
Build structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Review construction specifications
Repair structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Repair sheet metal products
Perform structural repair or assembly work
Mark reference points or cutting lines on workpieces
Erect scaffold on work site
Move heavy objects in industrial, production, or manufacturing environments
Polish metal or plastic objects
Climb ladders, scaffolding, and structures to reach work

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