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Your profession: Skilled metal worker (m/f)

Professional activities

  • Skilled metal workers specialising in structural engineering manufacture and install special dimension constructions.
  • Skilled metal workers specialising in installation technology assemble components to form sub-assemblies and sub-assemblies to form machines or finished products.
  • Skilled metal workers specialising in metal forming and wire technology manufacture wire or other metal products via reforming.
  • Skilled metal workers specialising in cutting procedures produce workpieces by using manufacturing processes such as cutting, grinding and milling.

Fields of work

Possible places or areas of employment for skilled metal workers include the following:

  • Metal construction, metal industry and metal reforming companies
  • Mechanical engineering and plant construction companies
  • Vehicle manufacturing companies
  • The construction sector
  • Companies in the electrical industry
  • Manufacturers of household appliances
  • Vehicle manufacturing
  • Wire manufacturing companies
The professional profiles are based on information from berufenet at the Federal Employment Agency and BIBB (Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training).