Under supervision, the journeyman ironworker is responsible for completing tasks related to structural iron and steel erection and completing the tasks in a timely, quality manner.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Bolt-up structural member following blueprints and instructions from supervisors.
• Ability to weld 3G and 4G
• Rig structural-steel members to hoist cables, using chains, cables, or rope.
• Hoist steel beams, girders, and columns into place, using cranes, or signal hoisting equipment operators to lift and position structural-steel members.
• Detail Work, may include installing angle and bent plate, welding clips, joists, tube steel or angle kickers; installing safety cable and safety posts; or shaking out and spreading joists and long spans.
• Plumbing of structural steel.
• Installing deck.
• Installing and welding steel stairs, handrail and guardrail.
• Basic understanding of survey tools and techniques.
• Unloading, shake-out and erection of structural and miscellaneous iron from trucks to designated areas and/or from one area to another.
• Unload and position prefabricated steel units for hoisting as needed.
• Field fabrication or assembly of metal parts such as steel frames, columns, beams, and girders, according to blueprints or instructions from supervisors.
• Dismantle and demolish structures and equipment.
• Insert sealing strips, wiring, insulating material, ladders, flanges, gauges, and valves, depending on types of structures being assembled.
• Place blocks under reinforcing bars used to reinforce floors.
• Read specifications and blueprints to determine the locations, quantities, and sizes of materials required.
• Perform related duties as assigned