Steel Erectors

Steel erectors fit and erect structural metal framework for buildings and other structures such as metal chimneys.

Entry Reqirements

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Typical Tasks

  • Checks alignment of metal parts using spirit level and plumb-rule.
  • Arranges for or undertakes bolting and welding of metal parts.
  • Directs hoisting and positioning of girders and other metal parts and checks alignment.
  • Erects ladders, scaffolding or working cage.
  • Examines drawings and specifications to assess job requirements.

Desired Skills

Active Listening, Speaking, Monitoring, Critical Thinking, Active Learning, Mathematics, Learning Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Writing, Science

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