Journeyman Ironworker

  • LPR Construction
  • Brownsville, TX
  • Jun 18, 2020
Steel

Job Description

Job Description Under supervision, the Journeyman Ironworker is responsible for completing tasks related to structural iron and steel erection and completing the tasks in a timely, quality manner. Required Skills * Bolt-up structural member following blueprints and instructions from supervisors. * Ability to weld 3G and 4G * Rig structural-steel members to hoist cables, using chains, cables, or rope. * Hoist steel beams, girders, and columns into place, using cranes, or signal hoisting equipment operators to lift and position structural-steel members. * Detail Work: may include installing angle and bent plate, welding clips, joists, tube steel or angle kickers; installing safety cable and safety posts; or shaking out and spreading joists and long spans. * Assembling: Plumbing of structural steel; installing deck; installing and welding steel stairs, handrail and guardrail. * Field fabrication or assembly of metal parts such as steel frames, columns, beams, and girders, according to blueprints or instructions from supervisors. * Dismantle and demolish structures and equipment. * Insert sealing strips, wiring, insulating material, ladders, flanges, gauges, and valves, depending on types of structures being assembled. * Place blocks under reinforcing bars used to reinforce floors. Required Experience * Read and interpret basic blueprints * Use all safety and personal protective equipment for the purpose intended. Use of safety harness and lanyard for proper tie off. * Operate boom lift and scissor lift. * Pull, push, or pry structural-steel members into approximate positions for bolting into place. * Walk/stand on girders or other structural-steel members to position them or use rope to guide them into position. * Use a variety of hand and power tools including: turnbuckles, crowbars, jacks, and other tools. * Proficiently use oxyacetylene torch. **Be part of LPR’s Team!** *LPR is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.* *Tracking Code:* 1109-573 *Job Location:* Brownsville, Texas, United States *Position Type:* Full-Time/Regular