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"Metal Fabricator, Structural Metal Product"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Fabricate and assemble structural metal products, such as frameworks or shells for machinery, ovens, tanks, and stacks, and metal parts for buildings and bridges, according to job order or blueprints.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Metal Fabricator, Structural Metal Product"

1) Develops layout and plans sequence of operations for fabricating and assembling structural metal products, applying trigonometry and knowledge of metal.

2) Locates and marks bending and cutting lines onto workpiece, allowing for stock thickness and machine and welding shrinkage.

3) Hammers, chips, and grinds workpiece to cut, bend, and straighten metal.

4) Verifies conformance of workpiece to specifications, using square, ruler, and measuring tape.

5) Preheats workpieces to render them malleable, using hand torch or furnace.

6) Positions, aligns, fits, and welds together parts, using jigs, welding torch, and hand tools.

7) Sets up and operates fabricating machines, such as brakes, rolls, shears, flame cutters, and drill presses.

8) Sets up and operates machine tools associated with fabricating shops, such as radial drill, end mill, and edge planer.

9) Designs and constructs templates and fixtures, using hand tools.

 

 


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Job Description for "Metal Fabricator, Structural Metal Product" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  51-2041.01