Navy

H170:Steelworker

Steelworkers rig and operate special equipment used to build metal structures. They lay out and fabricate structural steel and sheet metal and work with concrete reinforcing steel bars. They perform welding and cutting operations, read blueprints and use special tools.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Their duties include problem solving, planning, estimating, scheduling, cost control, and personnel management. As project managers, they plan, staff, direct, and control multiple construction projects, and they Ensure compliance with specifications, code requirements, plans, and contracts. SWs maintain individual combat readiness and perform tasks required in combat and disaster preparedness or recovery operations. Steelworkers prepare progress reports, time records, construction schedules, and material, labor, tool and equipment estimates for construction projects. They act as project supervisors and trainers for junior personnel.

Military Duties Translated:

Build and install iron or steel girders, columns, and other construction materials to form buildings, bridges, and other structures. Cut, position, and bolt down steel bars to reinforce concrete. Repair older infrastructure. Make, weld, and cut structural metal in fabricating shops. Erect steel frames. Direct operation of cranes to move structural steel, reinforcing bars, and other materials onto and around the construction site. Connect steel columns, beams, and girders.

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