Structural Welder/Ironworker- KY

GRAYWOLF INTEGRATED CONSTRUCTION COMPANY - Owensboro, KY 42303
April 29, 2021
Structural Welder/Ironworker-Ghent, KY
GRAYWOLF INTEGRATED CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
Owensboro, KY 42303
JOB TITLE: Structural Welder
BUSINESS UNIT: Graywolf Integrated Construction Company
EMPLOYEE TYPE: Non-Exempt
REPORTS TO: Foreman
OVERVIEW
A Structural Welder raises, places and unites girders, columns and other structural-steel members to form completed structures or structure frameworks.
WORK SCHEDULE
Varies by location. Must have open availability any time, any day of the week. Length of employment is limited to job assignment and/or project duration.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Welding Safety – work safely around the hazards associated with the construction field.
• Welding Tools – use hand, electric, pneumatic and hydraulic tools and in a safe manner.
• Construction Math - Demonstrates a level of competency in construction math as required in trade practice, including fractions, decimals, geometry, use of formulae, and trigonometry.
• Rigging Equipment – Safely and competently identify and use basic rigging procedures and equipment including chain hoists, come-alongs, jacks and tuggers.
• Blue Print Reading – Correctly reads and understands plans, isometrics, arrangement drawings, details, specifications, erection manuals and/or blue prints and makes competent decisions based on measurable criteria.
• Visualizes objects in three-dimensions from plans and drawings.
• Secure components together applying knowledge of geometry, physical properties of metal machining, weld shrinkage, and welding techniques.
• Bolt, clamp and tack weld parts to secure in position for welding.
• Prepare material for welding by cutting or grinding using pipe cutters, hammer and chisel, cutting torch, and/or grinder.
• Set material in stands, racks , hoists etc. for welding
• Set up equipment and weld parts using arc, gas shielded arc, gas shielded arc, or gas welding equipment.
• Repair products by dismantling, straightening and reshaping.
• Reassemble parts using cutting torch, straightening press and hand tools.
• Work within precise limits and standards of accuracy.
• Follow oral and written directions.
• Work within company policies (including Safety and Human Resources policies), client policy and OSHA safety requirements.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor as needed.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
• Three (3) years minimum heavy industrial field experience as a Welder.
• Ability to identify all techniques of welding (TIG, MIG, Arc etc.) and know all properties of various types of metals and how heat affects them.
• Completion of welding certification(s) required by company and/or client.
• Completion of pre-hire and post-hire substance abuse testing as required by company and/or client.
• Completion of Safety related certifications such as OSHA 10 or Safety council programs as required by company and/or client.
• Ability to work with others to achieve job goals.
• Read, write and communicate using English language sufficient to perform job functions as required by client and/or facility policy.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• Stand or walk for long periods of time.
• Use arms and hands to reach for, handle or manipulate objects.
• Lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds, occasionally lifting items weighing more than 50 pounds with assistance.
• Climb up and down ladders, scaffolds and other objects.
• Stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
• Acceptable eyesight – naturally or with correction.
• Eye-hand coordination.
• Good physical fitness.
• Good sense of balance.
• Work at great heights is required.
TOOL REQUIREMENTS (minimum)
• 25’ Tape Measure
• Welding Hood with Hard Hat Attachment
• Sleeves or appropriate clothing for stick welding
• Leather welding gloves
• Electrode Holder
• Lineman Pliers
• Flashlight
• Inspection Mirror
• Allen wrenches to 3/8”
• 12” adjustable Wrench
• File and Brush
• Cold Chisel
• Chipping Hammer
• Spud wrench
• Line Up bar
• Tool Box with Lock
• Rain Coat or Poncho
• Steel toed or Composite toed Work Boots
ENVIRONMENT
Construction workers perform physically demanding work including lifting and carrying heavy objects, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling in awkward positions. Some work at great heights, or outdoors in all weather conditions. Some jobs expose workers to harmful materials or chemicals, fumes, odors, loud noise or dangerous machinery. Some workers may be exposed to lead based paint, asbestos, or other hazardous substances during their work especially when working in confined spaces. To avoid injury, workers in these jobs wear safety clothing/personal protective equipment such as gloves, hard hats, protective chemical suits, and devices to protect their eyes, respiratory system and hearing. While working in underground construction, Construction workers must be especially alert to safely follow procedures and must deal with a variety of hazards.
IRONWORKER-RIGGER JOURNEYMAN
JOB DESCRIPTION
JOB TITLE: Ironworker-Rigger Journeyman
BUSINESS UNIT: Titan Contracting and Leasing Co, Inc.
EMPLOYEE TYPE: Non-Exempt
REPORTS TO: Foreman
OVERVIEW
A journeyman level Ironworker-Rigger has a minimum of 4 years heavy industrial experience as an Ironworker and Rigger (including helper training) and is skilled in all aspects of safe structural component assembly and maintenance including welding, fabrication, and stress relieving. Experienced in advanced rigging practices, to lift and move equipment or material on construction site. A Ironworker-Rigger is also knowledgeable in oxyfuel cutting, identifying and installing iron and supports, and able to read structural drawings and detail sheets.
WORK SCHEDULE
Varies by location. Must have open availability any time, any day of the week. Length of employment is limited to job assignment and/or project duration.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Safety – work safely around the hazards associated with an industrial environment.
• Ironworker/Rigging Safety – work safely around the hazards associated in the construction field.
• Ironworker/Rigging Tools – use hand, electric, pneumatic, and hydraulic tools in a safe manner.
• Rigging – Safely and competently identify and use advanced rigging procedures and equipment.
• Locates needed material or equipment to be moved by lift and secures those materials following safety guidelines.
• Selects cables, ropes, pulleys, winches, blocks, sheaves, slings, chokers, and shackles according to weight and size of load to be moved.
• Able to understand weight limits of various chokers, shackles, pulleys, winches, blocks, sheaves and cables.
• Understand and complete pre-lift checklists and assist operator with lift plans.
• Must be proficient in the use of hand signals.
• Oxyfuel Cutting – safely perform the following oxyfuel cutting tasks: straight line and square shapes, piercing and slot cutting.
• Work within company policies (including Safety and Human Resources policies), client policy and OSHA safety requirements.
• Determine number, size, shapes, and location of reinforcing rods from blueprints, sketches or oral directions.
• Sets up hoisting equipment for raising and placing of structural-steel members to desire positions.
• Sets up framework of building by positioning steel girders or other structural elements and then bolting them into place or prepares them for permanent bolding and/or welding.
• Verifies vertical and horizontal alignment of members.
• Ensure that all reinforcing material is in its proper position so that it receives its intended structural load.
• Read blueprints, drawings or pictures and understand how they would look as solid objects with height, width or depth.
• Visualizes objects in three-dimensions from plans and drawings.
• Work with in precise limits and standards and accuracy.
• Follow oral and written directions.
• Work within company policies (including Safety and Human Resources policies), client policy and OSHA safety requirements.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor as needed.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
• Four (4) years minimum heavy industrial field experience as an Ironworker Rigger.
• Be able to reeve up and demonstrate the proper use of a block using multiple part line configuration (4 part minimum).
• Completion of pre-hire and post-hire substance abuse testing as required by company and/or client.
• Completion of Safety related certifications such as OSHA 10 or Safety council programs as required by company and/or client.
• Ability to work with others to achieve job goals.
• Read, write and communicate using English language sufficient to perform job functions as required by client and/or facility policy.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• Stand or walk for long periods of time.
• Use arms and hands to reach for, handle or manipulate objects.
• Lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds, occasionally lifting items weighing more than 50 pounds with assistance.
• Climb up and down ladders, scaffolds and other objects.
• Stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
• Acceptable eyesight – naturally or with correction.
• Eye-hand coordination.
• Good physical fitness.
• Good sense of balance.
• Work at great heights is required.
TOOL REQUIREMENTS (minimum)

25’ Tape measure
• 100’ Tape measure
• Chalk line reel
• Allen wrenches (to 3/8”)
• Adjustable wrench (8”, 10” and 12”)
• Adjustable Spud Wrench
• Box End Wrenches (to ¾” – 1 ¼ “)
• Ball Peen hammer
• Sledge hammer
• 3lb hammer
• Center punch
• Tri-square
• Plumb bobs (2)
• Knife
• Honing stone to sharpen knife
• Multi-joint pliers (420 channel lock)
• Screw Drivers (1/m flat head, 1/m Philips head)
• Line up pins
• 12” Magnetic level
• Tool pouch and belt
• Tool box with lock
• Rain coat or poncho
• Steel toed or composite toed work boots
ENVIRONMENT
Construction workers perform physically demanding work including lifting and carrying heavy objects, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling in awkward positions. Some work at great heights, or outdoors in all weather conditions. Some jobs expose workers to harmful materials or chemicals, fumes, odors, loud noise or dangerous machinery. Some workers may be exposed to lead based paint, asbestos, or other hazardous substances during their work especially when working in confined spaces. To avoid injury, workers in these jobs wear safety clothing/personal protective equipment such as gloves, hard hats, protective chemical suits, and devices to protect their eyes, respiratory system and hearing. While working in underground construction, Construction workers must be especially alert to safely follow procedures and must deal with a variety of hazards.
EMPLOYEE REVIEW ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
I acknowledge that I have read the Job Description and I understand what would be expected of me. The company reserves the right to change or reassign job duties or to combine positions at any time. I also understand that I am an at-will employee, and this Job Description does not constitute a contract of employment.
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