Ironworkers (generalists) work with both structural/ornamental and reinforcing steel materials. They install structural/ornamental steel components, precast concrete members and glued laminate timber products, and place reinforcing steel in commercial, industrial, institutional and large residential buildings, towers, bridges and stadiums. They also erect pre-engineered buildings and ornamental ironwork.
Designation Year: 1991
Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE
Trade title: Ironworker (Generalist), in BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, PE
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Ironworker (AB), Ironworker - Generalist (ON)
View the National Standard that is being used as the basis for the current Red Seal exams. New exams that are based on the new standard are currently under development.
Discover the essential skills ironworkers (generalists) need to succeed in their trade.
Find job market information such as wages, outlooks, education and skills needed at Explore Careers on the Job Bank website.
Learn what you need to do to Get Ready for your Red Seal Exam.
Try the sample Ironworker (Generalist) examination questions to prepare for your Red Seal examination.
Consult the Ironworker (Generalist) Exam Counselling Sheet for a breakdown of the Red Seal examination.
Consult the Ellis Chart for a full breakdown of apprenticeship data from across Canada for the trade of Ironworker (Generalist).
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