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[Ironworker] NCCER Ironworker

Posted by: Metalskills <> on December 26, 2017 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
State: Louisiana
Country: United States

Iron Worker Journeyman

Job Overview:
Raises, places and connects girders, columns and other structural steel members to form completed structures or structure frameworks, working as a member of a crew.
Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
Sets up hoisting equipment for raising and placing structural steel members.
Using chains, cables or ropes, fastens steel member to hoist.
Signals the workers operating hoisting equipment to lift and place steel member.
Guides members using a tag line in order to guide it into position.
Pulls pushes or pries steel member into approximate position while hoisting device supports member.
Forces member into final position using turnbuckles, crowbars, jacks and hand tools.
Aligns holes in member with corresponding holes in previously placed member by drifting drift-pins or handle of wrench through holes.
Verifies vertical and horizontal alignment of members using plumb bob and level.
Bolts aligned members to keep them in position until they can be permanently bolted or welded in place.
Cuts and welds steel members to make alterations using oxygen/acetylene welding equipment.
Conducts demolition by cutting, burning and/or removing existing structural steel members or pipe vessels.
Basic Qualifications:
May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area.
Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
Works under immediate supervision.
Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment.
Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
Desired/Preferred Qualification:
Work within precise limits to standards of accuracy.
Apply shop mathematics to solve problems.
Plan work and select proper tools.
Compare and see differences in size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects.
Picture solid objects from drawings or diagrams.
Rate information using standards that can be measured or checked.

Pay: $29-$30/ $96 per diem.
Duration of job: 12 plus months.
Hours; 50 plus hours

For immediate consideration:

Call recruiter at 832-672-6923
or send resume to

Work starts on January 8, 2018.


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