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Title: Metal Fabricator (Fitter)

Definition: Metal fabricators (fitters) build, assemble and repair metal parts used in the construction of buildings, bridges, tanks, towers, boilers, pressure vessels and other structures and products. They develop patterns, they lay out, cut and fabricate structural steel, plate and metals, and they assemble and fit metal sections and plates together to form complete units or sub-units.

Definition (More Info): ApprenticeSearch.com; Careers In Construction

Education Program:
College of the North Atlantic programs:
Metal Fabricator (Fitter) - Certificate
Welder/Metal Fabricator (Fitter) – Diploma

First Credential: Certificate/Diploma plus apprenticeship

Salary Range: PayScale (Canada) (Sept 2015) – Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter: Low: $38,008. Median: $24/hr.

Salary (More Info): PayScale: Structural Metal Fabricator / Fitter

Related Specialties: Steel Fabricator, Fitter, Structural Fitter, Ironworker

Professional Associations: Office to Advance Women Apprentices ; Atlantic Canada Regional Council of Carpenters, Millwrights & Allied Workers ; Canadian Tooling & Machining Association ; Women Building Futures (WBF) ; Canadian Construction Women

Other Resources: International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) ; Gov of NL: Plan of Training ; Red Seal

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