HELPER IRONWORKER 1

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

Job Description

HELPER IRONWORKER 1

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.