Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters fabricate, assemble, fit and install steel or other metal components for buildings, bridges, tanks, towers, boilers, pressure vessels and other similar structures and products. They are employed in structural steel, boiler and platework fabrication plants and by heavy machinery manufacturing and shipbuilding companies.
Metal fabricators or fitters cut, shape, and assemble steel. Their products can be used in buildings, bridges, tanks, boilers, and pressure vessels. Metal fabricators make patterns and templates to ensure their work is precise. Some work in manufacturing plants, while others work outside on construction sites.