Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers:

Position and secure steel bars or mesh in concrete forms in order to reinforce concrete. Use a variety of fasteners, rod-bending machines, blowtorches, and hand tools. Includes rod busters.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $79,800.00
Average Time to Fill 39 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 541
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) -2.77 %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Following Directions
Professionalism

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Position structural components
Position safety or support equipment
Weld metal parts and components
Weld metal structures
Shape metal or plastic
Cut metal or plastic material
Don/Doff industrial, production, or manufacturing related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Mold metal or plastic materials through bending or straightening

Performing General Physical Activities

Build structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Install structures such as fences, markers, or guard rails
Review construction specifications
Install construction support structures such as lathing, back up frames, or metal studs
Erect scaffold on work site
Repair structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Move heavy objects in industrial, production, or manufacturing environments
Climb ladders, scaffolding, and structures to reach work


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Occupational Safety And Health Administration Certification
Industrial Engineering Industry Expertise
Supervisory Skills



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