Steel Erectors

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

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 17,620
£ 29,519
£ 41,513

Available jobs

In the past year there were 6,153 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • 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.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Welding

  • Fabrication

  • Construction

  • Structural Steel

  • Engineering Drawings

  • Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding

  • Machinery

  • Power Tool Operation

  • Carbon Steel

  • Technical Drawing

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Detail Oriented

  • English Language

  • Problem Solving

  • Teamwork

  • Strong Work Ethic

  • Mathematics

  • Operations

  • Management

  • Organizational Skills

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.