24 Jul 2015

Full-Time Ironworker

AdminMorrilton, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


Job Code: 2015-AR-029
Location: Various
Department: Power & Industrial
Open Date: 5/27/2015
Close Date: 7/27/2015
Must have at least 4 years’ experience as an ironworker on heavy industrial construction projects.  Pay is $26/hr ($27/hr with NCCER-Plus), per diem $70/day if eligible (>50 miles), work schedule is 7-11’s, and anticipated duration is until approximately July 27.

General Summary of Duties: Plan, lay-out, install, assemble and erect steel components in accordance with all applicable plans, specifications, codes, and industry standards. Work in other crafts at levels appropriate to training and skills as requested by supervision. Position will report to manager as assigned by Robins & Morton Superintendent.
Essential Abilities, Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned as required):
• With regard to that portion of the work assigned, develop complete understanding of contract plans and specifications and plan, lay-out, install assemble and erect steel components in accordance with those plans and specifications.
• Read and understand plans and specifications, including steel inventories. Visualize two dimensional drawings in three dimensions.
• Follow established jobsite safety and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work area. Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate or minimize hazards.
• Inspect subordinate’s work for compliance with the contract plans and specifications, point out deficiencies and explain, and take any corrective action needed.
• Use appropriate hand and power tools to properly measure, cut, bend, thread, assemble, and erect steel and install all other related items in accordance with the applicable plans and specifications.
• Shakeout steel into erectable sequence; rig steel members for crane hoisting with a thorough knowledge and use of crane signals
• Guide steel members into position using tag line.
• Connect steel members; bolt-up connections; rack structure; plumb and square; torque bolts to applicable specifications.
• Pull, push, or pry steel members into approximate position while member is supported by crane.
• Force member into final position using turnbuckle, ironbars, jacks and hand tools; align holes in member with corresponding holes in previously placed member using drift pins or handle of wrench through the holes.
• Verify vertical and horizontal alignment of member using plumb bob and level.
• Cut and weld members to make alterations, using oxyacetylene cutting and welding equipment.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Education – High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)Preferred
• Experience – Minimum 3 years’ experience as an ironworker helper.
• Communication Skills – Comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. The ability to understand information, ideas, direction and then be able to perform the task or project discussed. Also, to be able to ask questions to insure you understand the information given.
• Must have a working knowledge of structural welding, use of cutting torches, and all aspects of ironworker techniques and methods.
• Must have thorough knowledge of crane signals and rigging procedures.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Ability to perform repetitive movements
• Ability to work overhead
• Ability to use hands to grasp
• Ability to reach with arms
• Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, and twist
• Ability to sit, climb and balance. Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds.
• Ability to frequently lift and/or push or pull up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or push or pull up to 50 pounds.
• Ability to work up to a 12-hour shift in all weather and temperature extremes.
• Vision adequate to perform all required tasks.
• Ability to move in and around confined and cluttered places and uneven areas. Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with age.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Employee will be required to wear personal protective equipment as needed to perform job tasks.
• Employee is regularly exposed to noise, dust, varying types of smells
• Employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, must be able to properly use and handle toxic or caustic chemicals.
• Employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high, precarious places, and outside weather conditions.
• Employee is expected to work in a safe and efficient manner while maintaining a clean work area.

OTHER JOB INFORMATION: (if applicable)
    • This position is a Non-Exempt position and is subject to overtime pay.
• Travel is not required in this position.
• This position reports directly to the Robins & Morton Manager as assigned by the Robins & Morton Superintendent for daily task and to the Superintendent of the project.


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