A steel fixer works on installing steel rebar for a concrete pour

Steel Fixer

Steel Fixers position and secure steel bars and steel mesh in concrete forms to reinforce concrete structures.

Overview

Steel Fixers position and secure steel bars and steel mesh in concrete forms to reinforce concrete structures.

Day-to-day

  • measures, cuts, bends and fits welded wire mesh into concrete areas to be mesh-reinforced
  • fixes mesh and reinforced steel into position in formwork for concrete pours
  • set up winches and rig equipment to raise and position girders, plates, columns and other steel units.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • working outdoors.

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Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Steel Fixer

  • You can work as a Steel Fixer without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate II or III in steelfixing might be helpful.

    Take a Certificate III in Steelfixing

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