Skills Ironworker in New Brunswick
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 "ironworker" was moved from the group Ironworkers (NOC 7236) to the group Ironworkers (NOC 72105).
Find out what skills you typically need to work as an ironworker in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Ironworkers (NOC 72105).
- 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
- Dismantle metal, pre-cast concrete or laminated timber buildings and other structures
- Inspect or test structures and equipment for deterioration, defects or failure to comply with specifications or regulations
- Position and secure steel bars or metal mesh in concrete forms to reinforce concrete structures
- Unload and position steel units so each piece can be hoisted as needed
Skills and Knowledge Checklist
The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.
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