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Did you know that steel is the world’s most important engineering and construction material? Steel is used in all aspects of our lives, and steel detailers specialize in developing and designing steel for various purposes. They prepare detailed drawings, plans, and other documents for the erection and manufacture of steel members. Basically, their responsibility entail tasks such as creating prototypes and drafts, using programs and software, monitoring procedures, ensuring that state and federal rules and regulations are followed, and meeting clients to know their preferences and needs.

The position of a steel detailer requires individuals with physical stamina, in-depth mathematical knowledge, and significant experience in steelwork crafts. Employers screen for a diverse skill set in prospective steel detailers including for the ability to generate complete and timely construction and permit documents, the ability to establish written guidelines and procedures for structural steel detailing department, and the ability to prepare detailed drawings.