Arden, NC 28704

Posted: 12/04/2018 Industry: Construction Job Number: 167418 Pay Rate: $29.00-30.00 depending on certification

Job Description:

The Ironworker raises, places and unites girders, columns and other structural steel members to form completed structures or structure framework, working as member of crew.

Sets up hoisting equipment.

Raises and places structural-steel members with basic rigging knowledge 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 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 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 and supplies.

Loads, transports, unloads material, tools, equipment and supplies.

May assist in lifting, positioning 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.


High School Diploma or GED

NCCER+ certified.

Ability to read and interpret instructions and document, plan and perform work activities independently.

Can work within precise limits to standards of accuracy.

Able to apply shop mathematics to solve problems.

Can plan work and select proper tools.

Able to compare and see differences in size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects.

Ability to picture solid objects from drawings or diagrams.

Ability to rate information using standards that can be measured or checked.

Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

Will rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.

Ability to work under immediate supervision.


HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Nick Horrell

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