Ironworker Journeyman

Brown and Root Industrial Services LLC | Narrows, VA

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Posted Date 6/04/2024

Journeyman - Typically 3 years and above documented field experience in chosen craft discipline with ability to read and interpret instructions and document, plan and perform work activities independently.
Certified Journeyman - Requires attainment of NCCER certifications written and/or practical.
Leadman - Provides leadership, instruction, and guidance to other craft workers in work crew, providing assistance to Foreman, while working in the capacity of a journeyman.


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, raising and placing structural-steel members, with basic rigging knowledge for raising an 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 align 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, positions 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.

- Work within precise limits to standards of accuracy.
- Apply shop mathematics to solve problems.
- Plan work and select proper tools.
- Compare and see differences in size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects.
- Picture solid objects from drawings or diagrams.
- Rate information using standards that can be measured or checked.

May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

1. Strength:
a. Standing 60%
Walking 20%
Sitting 20%

b. Lifting 50 lb.
Carrying 50 lb.
Pushing F
Pulling F

2. Climbing C
Balancing C

3. Stooping O
Kneeling O
Crouching O
Crawling O
Reaching C
Handling C
Fingering C

NP Not Present
O Occasionally (0-33%)
F Frequently (34-66%)
C Constantly (67-100%)
Salary30.00 Hour
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Paid 7 days
Hrs per week
Project length
6-8 weeks
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