[Ironworker] Iron Worker ($35-$38 per hour) Norfolk, VA LOCALS ONLY
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Needed: Iron Workers in Norfolk, VA
50 hours per week
will possess 3 or more years of Journeyman level ironworking experience.
Responsibilities of the Iron Worker
Reads specifications or blueprints to determine the locations, quantities, or sizes of material
required. Fabricates metal parts, such as steel frames, columns, beams, or girders, according to
blueprints or instructions from supervisors.
Unloads and positions prefabricated steel units for hoisting as needed.
Hoists steel beams, girders, or columns into place, using cranes or signaling hoisting equipment
operators to lift and position structural steel members.
Verifies vertical and horizontal alignment of structural steel members, using plumb bobs, laser
equipment, transits, or levels.
Cuts, bends, or welds steel pieces, using metal shears, torches, or welding equipment.
Forces structural steel members into final positions, using turnbuckles, crowbars, jacks, or hand
Pulls, pushes or pries structural steel members into approximate positions for bolting into place.
Bolts aligned structural-steel members in position for permanent riveting, bolting, or welding into
Assemble hoisting equipment or riggings, such as cables, pulleys, or hooks, to move heavy
equipment or materials.
Takes personal responsibility for fostering a safe workplace by following safety policies and
May train or supervise others in job duties
May perform a variety of duties including those of other positions
Requirements of the Iron Worker
High school diploma or GED preferred
Successful completion of an Ironworker apprenticeship preferred
3 or more years of Journeyman level ironworking experience required
Industrial machine licenses (such as a forklift license) preferred
Must have experience with I Beams Operating aerial lifts Pre-Fab metal building erection Iron
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings,
or other industrial structures
Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology
Ability to visualize a layout by looking at plans and prints
Ability to comprehend and troubleshoot mechanical systems
Must be able to pass a work physical must be able to pass a drug test