Metal Building Assembler

Assemble prefabricated metal buildings.
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Salary Range
$26,000 – $80,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Metal Building Assemblers do?

Assembles prefabricated metal buildings according to blueprint specifications, using handtools, power tools, and hoisting equipment: Erects frame of building, using hoist. Bolts steel frame members together. Attaches wire and insulating materials to framework. Bolts sheet metal panels to framework. Reads blueprint to determine location of items, such as doors, windows, ventilators, and skylights and installs items, using cutting torch, wrenches, and power drill. Trims excess sheet metal, using cutting torch, power saw, and tin snips.

Should I be a Metal Building Assembler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Assembler, Metal Building, Awnings Mechanic, Chimney Builder, Reinforced Concrete, Guzzler Builder See More

    How to become a Metal Building Assembler

    Most Metal Building Assemblers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2830%25%29||bachelor%27s+%281%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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