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What Boilermakers Do
Boilermakers assemble, install, maintain, and repair boilers, closed vats, and other large vessels or containers that hold liquids and gases.
Boilermakers perform physically demanding work. They may travel to worksites and be away from home for extended periods.
How to Become a Boilermaker
Boilermakers typically learn their trade through an apprenticeship program.
Overall employment of boilermakers is projected to grow $pc.toString().replaceAll("^\-","") percent from 2020 to 2030, $gra.
About $tools.number.format('#,###',$op) openings for boilermakers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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More Information, Including Links to O*NET
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