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Metal Framer

Company: The Steel Erection Company
Location: Apple Valley
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:

We are looking for a highly skilled Metal Stud Framer (Steel Gauge) to join our construction team. As a Metal Stud Framer, you will be responsible for preparing equipment, material selection, cutting/processing and install steel stud framing and drywall.

To ensure success as a Metal Stud Framer, you should possess extensive experience in metal stud framing and contribute expertise to our team.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Possibly lead a team of 2-3.


  • Studying construction specifications to determine installation instructions, requirements, and procedures.
  • Preparing equipment and tools, including scaffolding, ladders, tape measures, straightedges, hand tools, and power tools.
  • Chalk lining references lines and points to level metal frames and furring channels.
  • Measuring and cutting metal runners, studs, and furring channels to required sizes.
  • Installing horizontal and vertical metal studs to frames to attach wallboards.
  • Measuring, cutting, fitting, and fastening drywall boards onto the frames and securing finish bead/corner bead/drywall trim.
  • Cutting tidy openings into boards for electrical outlets, vents, and fixtures.
  • Installing metal framing and trim for windows, doorways, and vents.
  • Ensuring compliance with construction industry specifications and safety standards.
  • Ability to safely operate a scissor lift and or boom lift.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Exceptional ability in planning installations and taking accurate measurements.
  • In-depth knowledge of materials for this trade, such as studs, nails, screws, anchors, and connectors.
  • Extensive experience in installing light gauge metals for framing/substratum and drywall.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Physically fit and able to move and lift construction materials and assemble equipment.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction industry safety specifications and regulations.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Apprenticeship or equivalent training in the construction industry.
  • 2-5 years of experience in metal stud framing.
  • Experience in working with specialized tools such as hammer drills, pneumatic nailing guns, powder actuated tools, handheld drivers, laser lines and potentially survey/layout equipment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a standing position for extended hours.
  • Comfortable with working on elevated surfaces and confined spaces.
  • Resilient to working in adverse climatic conditions.
  • Must have enough manual dexterity and stability as required for precision work.
  • Must be able to see details at close range.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to traverse facilities and machinery by climbing, balancing, lifting, walking, stooping, and carrying materials.

Keywords: The Steel Erection Company, Apple Valley , Metal Framer, Other , Apple Valley, California

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