Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

Structural Ironworker

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Brasfield & Gorrie is currently accepting applications for the position of Structural Ironworker at our jobsite located in Helena, AL to join the construction project team. Below are the main responsibilities for this position.  The duration of the project will be 6 months.  


(This description may not include all duties required of this position)


  • 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.

Education - Skills - Knowledge - Qualifications & Experience

  • 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.
  • Experience – Minimum 3 years experience as an ironworker.




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