Ironworker

Ironworkers install iron and steel girders, columns and support beams that provide a sturdy structure for large buildings.

Interests & Skills

Being Active

Being Outside

Climbings & Heights

Detail-Oriented

Math & Numbers

Teamwork

What You'll Need

Technical School, Community College, Registered Apprenticeship Program or Industry Training Program

More About This Career

Precision and focus are important skills for ironworkers, ensuring all structural elements are assembled correctly and safely.

Resources

*Wage information from 2022 NCCER Construction Craft Salary Survey.

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