Ironworker / Rigger - Industrial

Yates | Skowhegan, ME

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Posted Date 2/25/2024
Description American Industrial Construction (AIC) is proud to be an industry leader in construction and engineering services. To be a top of class organization, AIC is dedicated to hiring individuals who understand the importance of safety; instills integrity in all aspects of their lives; are passionate about what they do; and committed to providing value to our clients.


$150/Per diem


  • Assists in performing any combination of the following duties: raise, place, and connect girders, columns, and other structural steel members to form completed structures or structure frameworks according to the layouts or blueprints while working as a crewmember.
  • These duties must be performed in a safe and timely manner with the highest quality possible.
  • Set up hoisting equipment for rigging, raising and placing structural steel members.
  • Fasten (rig) steel members to hoist using chain, cable, or rope.
  • Signal worker operating hoisting equipment to lift and place steel member.
  • Guide member using tag line (rope) in order to guide it into position.
  • Pull, push, or pry steel members into approximate position while member is supported by hoisting device.
  • Force member into final position using turnbuckles, crowbars, jacks and hand tools.
  • Align bolt holes in member with corresponding holes in previously placed member by driving drift pins or handle of spud wrench through holes.
  • Verify vertical and horizontal alignments of members using plumb bob and level.
  • Bolt aligned members to keep in position until they can be permanently bolted or welded into place.
  • Cut and weld steel members to make alterations.
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules.
  • Maintain work area in clean and tidy manner.
Qualifications / Skills:
  • Ability to read and interpret project plans, blueprints, and other written instructions and diagrams in order to perform tasks accurately.
  • Ability to read and interpret measuring tools such as, tape measure, speed square, framing square...etc. in order to perform task accurately.
  • Ability to move machinery and equipment using; hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks.
  • Ability to assemble and install various types of equipment and machinery using hand tools and power tools.
  • NCCER Advanced Rigger Certification a plus.
  • Structural Welding is a plus.
Experience and Requirements:
  • 5 plus years previous ironworking/rigging experience in an industrial setting is preferred
  • Knowledge of safety rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of MSDS sheets with management/supervision.
  • Climbing, Balancing, Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling, Reaching, Standing, Walking, Pushing, Pulling, Lifting, Grasping, Feeling, Repetitive Motion
Required Tools:

1 each 25' Tape

• 1 each 12 Crescent wrench

• 1 each 7/8 Spud Wrench or Adjustable Spud Wrench

• 1 each 30 Sleever Bar

• 1 each 8 Pound Hammer

• 2 each 1 Bull Pin

• 1 each Harness with Bolt Bag, Frog & Safety Cables 3/8 dia

• 1 each Tri-Square

• 1 each 24 Level

• 1 each 2 Pound Hammer1 set Socket Set up to 1 1/4

• 1 each Center Punch

• 1 each Chalk Box

Key Markets:
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Power
  • Petro-Chem
  • Heavy Industrial
The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental, or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EOE/Vets/Disabilities/M/F

AIC performs heavy construction and building work throughout the United States and relocation is sometimes required for continuous employment opportunities.

Salary32.00 Hour
Per Diem
Per Diem Offered

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