In conjunction with SOLAS, the Metal Fabrication Apprentice will learn on-the-job skills to ultimately equip him/her to become a Metal Fabricator.

Direction for the role:

  • Read 3D technical drawings to assess job requirements,
  • Use technologically advanced techniques such as BIM to extract job specific information
  • Measure, mark, cut and tack steel materials,
  • Engage in safe workshop practices including marking out, drilling, tapping, riveting,
  • Work with a variety of specialised hand and power tools,
  • Assemble components,
  • Install steel systems on sites,
  • Assist in various manufacturing processes; finishing, assembly etc.,
  • Adhere to safe systems of work and company policies and procedures,
  • Ensure compliance with all certification requirements, e.g. ISO9001 and EN1090.

This list serves as an overview of the role and responsibilities and is not exhaustive

Structure of Metal Fabrication Apprenticeship:

  • Run in line with SOLAS guidelines,
  • Phased block releases to Education and Training Board facilities and Institutes of Technology,
  • More information available here:

Competencies of the Metal Fabrication Apprentice:


Apply with current CV and official Leaving and/or Junior Certificate results to stating Metal Fabrication Apprenticeship in the email title.

Resumes to

Please reference the position you wish to apply for in the email title.

O’Carroll Engineering is an equal opportunities employer.

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