Steel Post Installer

Install steel posts used to support street lights and power lines.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$21,000 – $60,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Steel Post Installers do?

Installs steel posts used to support street lights, traffic signals, and power lines: Guides post into position on previously installed base as it is lowered by truck-mounted hoist. Sights post against previously installed post, or uses carpenter’s level, and inserts shims under post until post is vertical. Tightens bolts to secure post to base, using wrench.


Should I be a Steel Post Installer?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: Paving Stone Installer, Pole Setter, Steamblaster, Steel-Door Setter

    How to become a Steel Post Installer

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