Boilermaker

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Evolving from the blacksmith trade, boilermakers fabricate steel, iron, copper and other materials into boilers and other large containers that hold hot gas or liquid fuels. Boilermakers may also take on mechanical work at refineries and power plants as well as boiler construction.

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