• Zachry
  • Old Ocean, TX, United States
  • Apr 24, 2017

Job Description


Job Description

Ironworker Helper

ZACHRY is currently seeking an experienced Industrial Ironworker Helper for new construction work.

Position Summary
Ironworker Helpers will assist Journeyman Ironworkers with constructing iron/steel structures to specifications. 

Qualification Highlights
• Must have 2-3 yrs.experience as an Ironworker Helper or Laborer for Iron Department.
• Must posses all Knowledge Skills and Abilities for positions (see below).
• Must be able to meet all physical requirements.
• Must be able to work at heights in excess of 300 ft.
• Must have all required tools.
• Must have reliable transportation.

Position Responsibilities
• Identify all tools required for tasks.
• Identify safety risks and the precautions required to eliminate those risks.
• Assist with fabricating equipment according to blueprints or instructions from supervisors.
• Hoist equipment and tools into location via bull rigging or crane.
• Verify vertical and horizontal alignment of structural-steel members, using plumb bobs, laser equipment, transits, and/or levels.
• Assist with the connecting of columns, beams, and girders with bolts, following blueprints and instructions from supervisors.
• Bolt aligned structural-steel members in position for permanent riveting or bolting.
• Pull, push, or pry iron/steel equipment into approximate positions for bolting into place.
• Cut, bend, and weld iron/steel pieces, using metal shears, torches, and welding equipment.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Must have 2-3 yrs. experience as an Ironworker Helper or Laborer for Iron Department.
• Must have experience with rigging and rigging equipment.
• Must be able to illustrate knowledge of the construction process of constructing a steel/iron structure.
• Must have knowledge of basic hand and power tools and their proper use.
• Must be able to and willing to follow all safety requirements.
• Must be able to work at Heights.
• Must have reliable transportation.

Preferred Qualifications
• Completed NCCER Common Core Course.
• 2-3 yrs. experience on a new construction project.
• Zachry ROF’ed employee.
• Former Zachry Employee.

Reports to Position
• This position does not have any positions reporting to it.

Physical Requirements
• Employee will be required to adhere to large amounts of standing, walking, bending, squatting and lifting. 
• Will talk and hear to communicate. 
• Will use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold, turn, push, pull:  objects, materials, controls and tools. 
• May be required to lift, carry and move up to 50lbs. 
• Will work at heights, climb ladders and stairways, work off of platforms and man lifts, and may occasionally work out on an open structure using the appropriate fall protection requirements.
• Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and leather work boots. 

ZACHRY is dedicated in providing a Safe and Drug Free work environment; and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.