Steel Plate Fabricator

Jul 5, 2016

Also called Structural Metal and Platework Fabricator and Fitter

Steel plate fabricators create, assemble, fit and install steel or other metal construction components. They typically:

  • prepare patterns based on blueprints and drawings
  • set up and operate a variety of heavy duty metal-working machines
  • cut, bend, drill and otherwise form plate to create component sections
  • align and weld or otherwise connect the sections into finished components
  • install the fabricated components in the final product

Steel plate fabricators shape metal plate into components for buildings, bridges, tanks, towers, boilers and other similar structures and products.

CAREER INFORMATION

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