Ironworker Journeyman

  • Memphis, TN
  • Aug 31, 2020

Job Description

JOB STEP Journeyman - Typically 3 years and above documented field experience in chosen craft discipline with ability to read and interpret instructions and document, plan and perform work activities independently. Certified Journeyman - Requires attainment of NCCER certifications written and/or practical. Leadman - Provides leadership, instruction, and guidance to other craft workers in work crew, providing assistance to Foreman, while working in the capacity of a journeyman. SUMMARY Raises, places and unites girders, columns and other structural steel members to form completed structures or structure framework, working as member of crew. RESPONSIBILITIES - Sets up hoisting equipment, raising and placing structural-steel members, with basic rigging knowledge for raising an 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 members. - Guides member, using tag line in order to guide it 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 bolt holes in steel member using drift pins or spud wrenches. - Verifies vertical and horizontal alignment of members using plumb bob and level. Bolts align 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 and supplies. - Loads, transports, unloads material, tools, equipment and supplies. - May assist in lifting, positions and securing of materials and work pieces during installation. - Performs minor maintenance or cleaning activities of tools and equipment. - Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules, including wearing required personal safety equipment. Performs other duties as required. JOB REQUIREMENTS - Work within precise limits to standards of accuracy. - Apply shop mathematics to solve problems. - Plan work and select proper tools. - Compare and see differences in size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects. - Picture solid objects from drawings or diagrams. - Rate information using standards that can be measured or checked. QUALIFICATIONS May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 1. Strength: a. Standing 60% Walking 20% Sitting 20% b. Lifting 50 lb. Carrying 50 lb. Pushing F Pulling F 2. Climbing C Balancing C 3. Stooping O Kneeling O Crouching O Crawling O Reaching C Handling C Fingering C EXPLANATION OF SYMBOLS NP Not Present O Occasionally (0-33%) F Frequently (34-66%) C Constantly (67-100%) Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may make their request known by e-mailing or calling 855.343.5600 for assistance.