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Great Career Paths and Jobs in the Metal Building Industry

Date:July 02, 2019

The metal building industry is made up of professionals who incorporate structural steel framing systems, metal roofing and metal wall systems into low-rise, non-residential buildings that you pass every day as you drive down city streets. They are all around you: car dealerships, churches, schools, urgent care facilities, strip malls, stores, municipal centers, fire departments—and so much more.

What Kinds of Careers Are Available?

There are a wide range of jobs and career paths across all educational and experience levels. Whether you are new to the workforce, looking for a career change, or completing your military service, the metal building industry offers rewarding, exciting and innovative work. Jobs and career paths include:

  • Architect
  • Bookkeeper
  • Construction Worker
  • Designer
  • Detailer
  • Engineer
  • Machine Operator
  • Maintenance Crew
  • Manager
  • Marketer
  • Materials Handler
  • Office Administrator
  • Plasma Operator
  • Production Worker
  • Project Coordinator
  • Quality Supervisor
  • Roll Former
  • Safety Administrator
  • Salesperson
  • Structural Fitter
  • Truck Driver
  • Welder
“I think this is a great career choice because you can really build a career from the bottom and go almost anywhere.” - Dylan Seyler
“As a younger person in our industry, I stay motivated with the challenges that are out there. Being able to work in this environment and help train young people and facilitate the transfer of knowledge from an older generation to the next is so rewarding. - Jonathan Rider

Click these links to view Building Systems members and Associate members websites for available opportunities.

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association is your go-to source for finding information and learning about the industry. To learn more, visit our YouTube channel and follow us on Twitter @LearnAboutMBMA.

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