Metal Flooring Installer

Install prefabricated metal floorings in railroad cars.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Metal Flooring Installers do?

Installs prefabricated metal flooring in railroad cars preparatory to welding, using handtools and portable power tools: Measures transverse centerline of car to determine location of flooring, using location fixtures. Positions flooring sections in specified relationship to side sill or longitudinal centerline, using rule, gauge, and pry bars. Secures flooring to underframe of car in preparation for welding, using wedges and jacks.


Should I be a Metal Flooring Installer?

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: Installer, Metal Flooring

    How to become a Metal Flooring Installer

    Metal Flooring Installers 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 Metal Flooring Installer-related education!
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