Ironworkers


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Ironworkers

Ironworkers - Skills and Abilities

Structural metal workers need to:

Communicate

  • Understand spoken information.
  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand.

Reason and Problem Solve

  • Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
  • Concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task.
  • Follow guidelines to arrange objects or actions in a certain order.
  • Analyze ideas and use logic to determine their strengths and weaknesses.
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  • Use reasoning to discover answers to problems.
  • Develop rules that group items in various ways.

Work with People

  • Change behavior in relation to others’ actions.

Work with Things

  • Operate and control equipment.

Perceive and Visualize

  • Imagine how something will look if it is moved around or its parts are rearranged.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.