Overland Contracting, Inc. Ironworker Struct - Helper 2 in Cheyenne, Wyoming
Ironworker Struct - Helper 2
Overland Contracting Inc. (OCI), a Black & Veatch company, provides construction services in the open/merit shop arena. Since 1996, OCI has been an industry leader in building vital infrastructure and provides a comprehensive range of construction services in the areas of power generation, power delivery, telecommunications, and water. Tailored to fit our clients' project-specific needs, services are available through direct hire or subcontract options utilizing open or merit shop labor in support of EPC projects, as well as construction-only work for the water, energy and telecommunications markets.
Assist journeyman in the planning, lay‐out, installation, assembly and erection of steel components in accordance with plans, specifications, codes and industry standards. May help erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Use appropriate hand (i.e. hammer, wrench, socket-wrench) and power tools (i.e. cutting torch, air-trigger) 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 of steel into erectable sequence; • Help rig steel members for crane hoisting with a thorough knowledge and use of crane signals. Be able to guide steel members into position using tag line; pulls, pushes or pries steel members into approximate position while member is supported by crane; • Pull push or pry structural steel members into approximate positions for bolting into place; Force member into final position using turnbuckle, iron bars, 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; • Connect steel members; bolt-up connections; rack structure; plumb and square; torque bolts. • Cut and weld members to make alterations, using oxyacetylene welding equipment. • Participate in all safety related processes and programs as requested. Engage with your work team to ensure we achieve zero injuries. Understand that no job is so important that your safety and that of your crew will be compromised. Watch for hazards and report any concerns to your supervisor or safety professional. If needed, use your stop work authority until the issue is resolved. • Report all accidents and near misses to supervisor; participate in investigation process as needed. • Participate in all pre-job work planning and safety discussions; Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate and/or mitigate hazards. • Understand and respond appropriately to all safety hazards and warning devices (i.e. back-up alarms, smell of smoke, different colored warning tags, warning sirens). • Understand, support, and follow lockout/tag out procedures. Attend site specific training and assure you follow all procedures as out lined in training. • Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work environment. • Use effective verbal and written communication skills. Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions rapidly and accurately. • Listen to co-workers suggestions, safety concerns, and recommendations giving full attention to what they are saying and take the time to understand the points being made, asking questions and providing feedback when appropriate. • Coordinate work with other crafts and co-workers on the job. • Actively participate in on-the-job training and mentoring opportunities with co-workers in your craft when provided. • Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards. • Learn to read and understand plans and specifications. Visualize two dimensional drawings in three dimensions. • With regard to that portion of the work assigned, assist in planning, installing and/or repair structures in accordance with those plans and specifications. Assist journeymen in laying out work and learn to perform layout independently. • Learn to observe functioning of installed equipment or systems to determine hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement. Notify supervision of any hazards observed and utilize safety stop work authority as needed. • Examine/inspect field conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies, and cost saving measures that arise or that may be encountered. Take corrective actions as needed reporting any issues to your supervision. • If certified to operate equipment ensure that construction equipment is correctly operated, maintained, in good working order, and Daily Equipment Inspections are completed for equipment being utilized. • Comply with Company Code of Conduct and jobsite policies.
At least 1 year of experience working as an ironworker or similar craft as a helper, and a working knowledge of the Ironworker craft. Developing knowledge in the erection of all types of steel structures, structural welding, the use of cutting torches and knowledge of all aspects of the ironworker craft. Ability to understand and follow directions. In addition, must have all necessary tools (see Ironworker tool list). Must be at least 18 years of age. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Preferred Job Qualifications:
NCCER Construction Craft Laborer NCCER Core Curriculum or equivalent Craft Training Program
Overland Contracting Inc. (OCI), a Black and Veatch subsidiary, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. OCI does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.