Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

Structural Ironworker Foreman (Trade Foreman)

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Brasfield & Gorrie is currently accepting applications for the position of Structural Ironworker Foreman 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 six months.  


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


  • Supervise, coordinate and schedule crew of 3-15 construction ironworker employees daily.  
  • Record information such as personnel, production, or operational data on specified forms or reports. 
  • Provide assistance to workers engaged in construction or extraction activities, using hand tools or other equipment. 
  • Examine and inspect work progress, equipment, and construction sites to verify safety and to ensure that specifications are met. 
  • Position requires long periods of stooping, bending, and standing. 
  • Position may require frequent lifting of up to 70 lbs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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


  • Experience- 3-5 years of experience as an ironworker
  • Experience managing ironworker crews and/or subcontractors preferred
  • Must have a working knowledge of structural welding, use of cutting torches, and all aspects of ironworker techniques and methods.
  • Communication skills.  Ability to 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.





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