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Façade erector (m/f)
German: Fassadenmonteur/in

Fields of work

Façade erectors work at specialist façade erection companies or in the specialist construction departments of roofing companies, metal working companies, glassmakers and such like. They are also employed in other industrial construction companies or by other construction firms.


Professional experience

  • Cover buildings with curtain walling applying ventilated, primarily large-format façade elements, in particular in metal, fibrated concrete, ceramic, glass and natural stone as well as timber materials and plastics
  • Produce insulation layers and sealing, protective and separating layers
  • Construct and anchor substructures
  • Assemble and attach façade and constructional elements
  • Erect lightning protective systems within the framework of their field of activity for exterior lightning protection
  • Determine damage in connection with maintenance and renovation work, determine the causes and carry out maintenance and renovation work
  • Carry out related work on buildings in stone, concrete and reinforced concrete and timber elements
  • Set up construction sites
  • Check the quality of work for any errors in execution and document services provided
  • Erect and operate ladders, protective, work and load bearing scaffolding, cranes and hoists
  • Check, transport and store building materials and constructional elements for façade erection
  • Calibrate buildings and constructional elements using a range of measuring instruments
  • Monitor installation conditions in preparation for erection and improve erection undersurfaces
  • Prepare building materials and constructional elements for façade erection and treat surfaces
  • Carry out work autonomously either alone or in conjunction with others on the basis of technical documentation and work orders, plan and coordinate work and coordinate work with those involved in the construction works



The occupational profiles are based on information from BERUFENET and BIBB.