1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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7913-13 Steel Fixer

Positions and secures steel bars or steel mesh in concrete forms to reinforce concrete structures.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • determines size, shape, quantity and location of reinforcing metal according to drawings or verbal instructions
  • selects, cuts and bends metal bars
  • assembles bars in concrete forms
  • welds or wires bars in place
  • measures, cuts, bends and fits welded wire mesh in areas to be mesh-reinforced
  • fixes mesh and reinforcing steel into position in formwork for concrete pours
  • may work in concrete plants, in areas of prestressing, post-stressing and tensioning using hydraulic jacks and tensioning mechanisms

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