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Apprenticeship Ironworker (Structural/Ornamental)

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

www.sait.ca
Ironworker - structural/ornamental tradespeople fabricate, construct and join scaffolding, structural steel buildings, bridges, ornamental ironwork and pre-cast structures. They erect structural steel components, install conveyors and robotic equipment, and sometimes perform reconstructive work on existing structures. In general, ironworker -structural/ornamental tradespeople: read blueprints and specifications to lay out the work unload and stack steel units so each piece can be hoisted as needed erect and install scaffolding, construction cranes, derricks and other hoisting equipment assemble rigging (cables, pulleys, hooks) to move heavy equipment and materials attach cables from a crane or derrick and direct crane operators with hand signals or radios position steel units, align holes and insert temporary bolts check the alignments and join steel parts by bolting or tack welding them with an electric arc process assemble and erect pre-fabricated metal structures install ornamental and other structural metalwork such as curtain walls, metal stairways, railings and power doors unload and install pre-cast components
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1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2M0L4, Canada

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  • Program Type Journeyman
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 4 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
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Updated May 16, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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