Fitter II

Fit together components of fabricated metal products.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Fitter IIs do?

Fits together components of fabricated metal products, such as boxes, shells, and frames, for window sashes, doors, bicycles, and tubular furniture to prepare them for welding, brazing, or assembly: Positions parts into fixture or frame, examines alignment visually, or verifies alignment, using square, rule, and template. Files and grinds to remove burrs or alter shape. Straightens part by hammering or using straightening press. Secures part to fixture or fastens parts together, using clamps.

Should I be a Fitter II?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Bridge Fitter, Hammer Fitter, Valve Fitter

    How to become a Fitter II

    Fitter IIs generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Fitter II-related education!
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