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

Tasks

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

Entry Requirements

There are no formal academic entry requirements, though GCSEs/S grades are advantageous. Entry is typically through an apprenticeship or traineeship approved by ConstructionSkills and the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board leading to an NVQ/SVQ in General Construction at Level 3.

What could I earn?

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £30,000 per annum and can progress up to £32,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 1,285 employed Steel Erectors in the region.

Current Vacancies

Steel Erector
/ Core Atlantic / 20 Nov 2019
Steel Erector
/ AHEARNE PERSONNEL LTD / 20 Nov 2019
Steel Erector
/ AHEARNE PERSONNEL LTD / 20 Nov 2019
Steel Erector
/ AHEARNE PERSONNEL LTD / 20 Nov 2019

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