Ironworker
Summary
Title:Ironworker
ID:1139
Location:Columbus Office
Description
SUMMARY:           
Raises, places, and unites girders, columns and other structural steel members to form completed structures or structures frameworks.  Reports to Ironworker Foreman and may take direction from Project Superintendent and Trade Superintendent.  Closely interacts with other trade persons. 
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:      
  • Sets up hoisting equipment for raising and placing structural steel members.
  • Fastens steel members to cable of hoist, using chain, cable, or rope.
  • Signals worker operating hoisting equipment to lift and place steel member.
  • Guides member, using tab line (rope), into position.
  • Pulls, pushes, or pries steel members into approximate position while member is supported by hoisting device.
  • Forces members 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 oxyacetylene welding equipment.
 
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:   
  • Must be able to work under stress or pressure.
  • Must be able to keep good balance and have no fear of heights.
  • Must be able to coordinate the movements of eyes, hands, and feet.
  • Must be able to maintain physical strength and stamina.
  • Must be able to climb and maintain balance on ladders and scaffolding.
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or work at heights as required.
  • Must be able to push, pull and frequently lift and carry objects weighing 100 pounds or more.
  • Must be able to use arms, hands, and legs fully.
  • Must be able to read and understand measuring tools and levels.
  • Must be able to compare and see differences in the size, shape, and form of lines, figures, and objects. 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:     
              
High school diploma or GED. Completion of an apprenticeship program or an equivalent 4 – 6 years of ironwork experience is required. Must be able to pass the D1.1 and D1.3 structural-welding tests or have attained previous certification.

 
We offer competitive wages and excellent benefits. Corna Kokosing is a drug free workplace.

Corna Kokosing is an equal opportunity employer and in accordance with federal, state, and local laws does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, Veteran status, military status or non-disqualifying disability.
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