Ironworker

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Job Description

Ironworkers fabricate, erect, hoist, install, repair and service structural ironwork, precast concrete, concrete reinforcing materials, curtain walls, ornamental iron and other metals used in the construction of buildings, bridges, highways, dams and other structures and equipment.

Ironworkers are employed in BC’s Construction Sector by construction ironwork contractors.

Look below to find out which sectors of BC’s economy you can work in if you pursue this trade.

Sectors
Red Seal Trade
Industry Training Authority (ITA)
Salary & Job Information
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For more information on how much Ironworkers make, the expected number of future job openings, where the jobs are and the current workforce opportunities specifically for this trade, visit the Work BC Career Profile here.

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