A Boilermaker Is A Tradesperson Who Fabricates Steel, Iron, Or Copper Into Boilers And Other Large Containers Intended To Hold Hot Gas Or Liquid, As Well As Maintains And Repairs Boilers And Boiler Systems.

Related Jobs: Welder

Education Required: Apprenticeship

Occupation Type: Tradesman

What exactly does a boilermaker do?

Boilermakers assemble, install, and repair boilers, closed vats, and other large vessels or containers that hold liquids and gases. They perform physically demanding, dangerous work. Many must travel to worksites and live away from home for long stretches of time.