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Green Occupation:
47-2221.00 - Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Green occupations will likely change as a result of the green economy. Green economy activities and technologies are increasing the demand for occupations, shaping the work and worker requirements needed for occupational performance, or generating new and emerging occupations.

This is a Green Increased Demand occupation — green economy activities and technologies are likely to increase the employment demand, but will not lead to significant changes in the work and worker requirements.

Structural iron and steel workers work in the following green economy sectors:

  • Green Construction — This sector covers activities related to constructing new green buildings, retrofitting residential and commercial buildings, and installing other green construction technology.
  • Manufacturing — This sector covers activities related to industrial manufacturing of green technology as well as energy efficient manufacturing processes.