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Contact: Al Worthington - 270-695-9794

OVERVIEW

A journeyman level Ironworker-Rigger has a minimum of 4 years heavy industrial experience as an Ironworker and Rigger (including helper training) and is skilled in all aspects of safe structural component assembly and maintenance including welding, fabrication, and stress relieving. Experienced in advanced rigging practices, to lift and move equipment or material on construction site. A Ironworker-Rigger is also knowledgeable in oxyfuel cutting, identifying and installing iron and supports, and able to read structural drawings and detail sheets.

WORK SCHEDULE

Varies by location. Must have open availability any time, any day of the week. Length of employment is limited to job assignment and/or project duration.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Safety work safely around the hazards associated with an industrial environment.
Ironworker/Rigging Safety work safely around the hazards associated in the construction field.
Ironworker/Rigging Tools use hand, electric, pneumatic, and hydraulic tools in a safe manner.
Rigging Safely and competently identify and use advanced rigging procedures and equipment.
Locates needed material or equipment to be moved by lift and secures those materials following safety guidelines.
Selects cables, ropes, pulleys, winches, blocks, sheaves, slings, chokers, and shackles according to weight and size of load to be moved.
Able to understand weight limits of various chokers, shackles, pulleys, winches, blocks, sheaves and cables.
Understand and complete pre-lift checklists and assist operator with lift plans.
Must be proficient in the use of hand signals.
Oxyfuel Cutting safely perform the following oxyfuel cutting tasks: straight line and square shapes, piercing and slot cutting.
Work within company policies (including Safety and Human Resources policies), client policy and OSHA safety requirements.
Determine number, size, shapes, and location of reinforcing rods from blueprints, sketches or oral directions.
Sets up hoisting equipment for raising and placing of structural-steel members to desire positions.
Sets up framework of building by positioning steel girders or other structural elements and then bolting them into place or prepares them for permanent bolding and/or welding.
Verifies vertical and horizontal alignment of members.
Ensure that all reinforcing material is in its proper position so that it receives its intended structural load.
Read blueprints, drawings or pictures and understand how they would look as solid objects with height, width or depth.
Visualizes objects in three-dimensions from plans and drawings.
Work with in precise limits and standards and accuracy.
Follow oral and written directions.
Work within company policies (including Safety and Human Resources policies), client policy and OSHA safety requirements.
Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor as needed.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

Four (4) years minimum heavy industrial field experience as an Ironworker Rigger.
Be able to reeve up and demonstrate the proper use of a block using multiple part line configuration (4 part minimum).
Completion of pre-hire and post-hire substance abuse testing as required by company and/or client.
Completion of Safety related certifications such as OSHA 10 or Safety council programs as required by company and/or client.
Ability to work with others to achieve job goals.
Read, write and communicate using English language sufficient to perform job functions as required by client and/or facility policy.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Stand or walk for long periods of time.
Use arms and hands to reach for, handle or manipulate objects.
Lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds, occasionally lifting items weighing more than 50 pounds with assistance.
Climb up and down ladders, scaffolds and other objects.
Stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
Acceptable eyesight naturally or with correction.
Eye-hand coordination.
Good physical fitness.
Good sense of balance.
Work at great heights is required.

TOOL REQUIREMENTS (minimum)

25 Tape measure
100 Tape measure
Chalk line reel
Allen wrenches (to 3/8)
Adjustable wrench (8, 10 and 12)
Adjustable Spud Wrench
Box End Wrenches (to 1 )
Ball Peen hammer
Sledge hammer
3lb hammer
Center punch
Tri-square
Plumb bobs (2)
Knife
Honing stone to sharpen knife
Multi-joint pliers (420 channel lock)
Screw Drivers (1/m flat head, 1/m Philips head)
Line up pins
12 Magnetic level
Tool pouch and belt
Tool box with lock
Rain coat or poncho
Steel toed or composite toed work boots

ENVIRONMENT

Construction workers perform physically demanding work including lifting and carrying heavy objects, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling in awkward positions. Some work at great heights, or outdoors in all weather conditions. Some jobs expose workers to harmful materials or chemicals, fumes, odors, loud noise or dangerous machinery. Some workers may be exposed to lead based paint, asbestos, or other hazardous substances during their work especially when working in confined spaces. To avoid injury, workers in these jobs wear safety clothing/personal protective equipment such as gloves, hard hats, protective chemical suits, and devices to protect their eyes, respiratory system and hearing. While working in underground construction, Construction workers must be especially alert to safely follow procedures and must deal with a variety of hazards.



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