This occupation is found in the advanced manufacturing engineering and engineering construction sectors.
The broad purpose of the occupation is to carry out metal fabrication work using things such as:
- Rolled steel joists
- Steel plate
- Metal sheet etc.
Work includes manufacturing:
- Oil rigs
- Petro-chemical installations
- Automotive and machinery parts
- Sheet metal enclosures
- Equipment supports
- And anything that can be fabricated out of metal
Fabricators can work alone or in teams, in factories or on operational sites.