SUMMARY OF THE POSITION : Responsible to lay out, prepare and assemble structural steel and miscellaneous components, to fabricate structural components for buildings, and other load-
carrying structures. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES :
Develop and / or mark patterns (jigs) if required;
Use of metal-working equipment, cutting torches, drill or punch holes, roll, bend or press steel into the desired shapes;
Assemble and fit metal sections and plates together as per the blue prints to form complete units or sub-units;
Fasten components together (by tack weld) in preparation for a welder to complete the process. WORKING CONDITIONS : Structural steel and plate fitters work in the shop.
They work a 40-hour week with some overtime required to meet construction or fabrication deadlines.
There is always some risk of injury involved in working with overhead crane steel movement, moving parts with machinery and power tools.
SKILLS & ABILITIES : The work is physically demanding to be successful as a structural steel fitter you need :
Strength and stamina
The ability to lift up to 25kg
Manual dexterity GENERAL NOTE : Any job description has to be interpreted in a non-limitative manner; that is to say, it includes automatically any task reasonably required to carry out the duties of an assigned position adequately, as well as any task that the superior(s) may ask to do.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS : To work as a Structural Steel and Plate Fitter you must hold a valid trade certificate with Journeyman status, or have relevant experience in fitting in a steel structures fabrication shop. SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES :
Ensure the Health & Safety of yourself and all workers at all times.
Carry out your work in an acceptable safe manner as not to create a hazard to your health and safety of your fellow co-workers, plant super intendant, or management.