« Back to All Apprenticeships

Structural Metal Fabricator and Fitter

Published
Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Ironworkers
Industries
O*Net Code
51-2041.00
Rapids Code
0325
Req. Hours
3204
State
DC
Created
Jun 08, 2021
Updated
Jun 08, 2021

Time-Based Skills

6 skill sets | 65 total skills
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) - 375 req. hrs
Set-up SMAW equipment
Evaluate the quality of a SMAW weld
Run a stringer bead
Perform a butt joint (square) in the four basic positions
Perform a butt/groove weld in the four basic positions (flat, vertical, horizontal, overhead)
Perform a lap weld in the four basic positions (flat, vertical, horizontal, overhead)
Perform a t-joint/fillet in the four basic positions (flat, vertical, horizontal, overhead)
Perform a corner joint in the four basic positions (flat, vertical, horizontal, overhead)
Perform an edge joint in the four basic positions (flat, vertical, horizontal, overhead)
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) - 750 req. hrs
Set-up GTAW equipment
Evaluate the quality of a GTAW weld
Perform a butt/groove weld in the four basic positions (flat, vertical, horizontal, overhead)
Perform a lap weld in the four basic positions (flat, vertical, horizontal, overhead)
Perform a t-joint in the four basic positions (flat, vertical, horizontal, overhead)
Perform a corner joint in the four basic positions (flat, vertical, horizontal, overhead)
Perform an edge joint in the four basic positions (flat, vertical, horizontal, overhead)
OxyFuel Cutting and Welding (OFC/W) - 390 req. hrs
Set-up OFC equipment
Perform oxyfuel cutting
Perform oxyfuel welding
Perform oxyfuel brazing
Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) - 1500 req. hrs
Set-up GMAW equipment
Perform a butt/groove weld in the appropriate position for short arc and/or pulse spray
Perform a lap weld in the appropriate position for short arc and/or pulse spray
Perform a t-joint in the appropriate position for short arc and/or pulse spray
Perform a butt/groove weld in the flat or horizontal position using globular or spray method
Perform a lap weld in the flat or horizontal position using globular or spray method
Perform a t-joint weld in the flat or horizontal position using globular or spray method
Rigging - 188 req. hrs
Identify types of fiber rope
Demonstrate coiling and uncoiling techniques
Whip the end of a line
Inspect fiber rope
Splice fiber rope
Demonstrate the ability to tie various types of knots with fiber rope
Reeve rope falls
Identify types of wire ropes
Inspect wire ropes
Attach end fittings to wire rope
Identify rigging hardware
Demonstrate the use of a single choker hitch
Demonstrate the use of a double wrap choker hitch
Demonstrate the use of a single basket hitch
Demonstrate the use of a double wrap basket hitch
Inspect and use chains
Use an overhead crane
Use a jack
Use a roller
Use a pulling device
Operate a fork lift
Demonstrate crane signals
Tools and Equipment - 1,125 req. hrs
Hand tools
Measuring devices
Precision measuring instruments
Shears
Punch press
Drill press
Grinders
Bending brakes
Saws
Beam drilling line
Beam punch line
Plate drilling machine
Plate cutting machine
Brakes
Rolls
Ironworker

Save as PDF

You can save this PDF (and any PDF) directly from the Print dialog in your browser. Click "Open Print Dialog", then switch the Printer to "Save as PDF".

Open Print Dialog