Where it Can Take You
Most ironworker (metal building systems erectors) are employed by construction contractors, but some are employed in industries such as metal fabricating, oil and gas production, iron and steel production, electric utilities and rail transport. Very few ironworker (metal building systems erectors) are self-employed.
Experienced ironworker (metal building systems erectors) may advance to supervisory positions such as foreman and construction superintendent.
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Ironworker (metal building systems erector) journeymen may also take additional periods of the Ironworker program to earn additional certification.
Graduate Information & Opportunities
Blue Seal Certification
Individuals possessing a valid Alberta Journeyman Certificate, an Alberta Qualification Certificate, an Alberta Occupational Certificate, or a valid recognized credential are eligible to receive a Blue Seal business credential after completing the necessary requirements.
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