Traveling Ironworker Foreman

Huntingdon, TN posted on December 26

Robinson Construction is a Design-Build General Contractor specializing in the completion of process-intense manufacturing facilities throughout the United States. Our clients include heavy industrial, manufacturing; food grade processing plants, chemical and processing; power and renewable energy; healthcare facilities, and mining industries, as well as federal, state, and municipal agencies.

We have an immediate need for Iron Work Foremen!

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reads specifications or blueprints to determine the locations, quantities, or sizes of material required.
  • Fabricates metal parts, such as steel frames, columns, beams, or girders, according to blueprints or instructions from supervisors.
  • Unloads and positions prefabricated steel units for hoisting as needed.
  • Hoists steel beams, girders, or columns into place, using cranes or signaling hoisting equipment operators to lift and position structural steel members.
  • Verifies vertical and horizontal alignment of structural steel members, using plumb bobs, laser equipment, transits, or levels.
  • Cuts, bends, or welds steel pieces, using metal shears, torches, or welding equipment.
  • Forces structural steel members into final positions, using turnbuckles, crowbars, jacks, or hand tools.
  • Pulls, pushes, or pries structural steel members into approximate positions for bolting into place.
  • Bolts aligned structural-steel members in position for permanent riveting, bolting, or welding into place.
  • Assembles hoisting equipment or rigging, such as cables, pulleys, or hooks, to move heavy equipment or materials.
  • Dismantles structures or equipment.
  • Directs and supervises the work of a crew of one or more trades.
  • Inspects work for compliance with company quality standards. Requires poor work to be corrected immediately to minimize issues.
  • Participates in hands-on work to complete the job.
  • Takes personal responsibility for fostering a safe workplace by following safety policies and procedures.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • May take on responsibilities of the Superintendent when absent or unavailable.
  • May train or supervise others in job duties.
  • May perform a variety of duties including those of other positions.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:                                                                                       

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Three or more years of Ironworking Foreman experience required.
  • Industrial machine licenses (such as a forklift license) preferred.
  • Current OSHA 10 or MSHA Certification preferred.

KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings, or other industrial structures.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and construction industrial equipment.
  • Basic technology efficiency i.e. computers, email and cellular phones.
  • Skill in the standard use of tools and equipment of the profession.
  • Ability to work successfully as a team and independently with moderate supervision.
  • Ability to understand and follow directions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
  • Ability to visualize a layout by looking at plans and prints.
  • Ability to comprehend and trouble-shoot mechanical systems.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Coordinate eye-hand movements with control and precision.
  • Use hands and fingers fully; reach for, manipulate and feel objects; stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl.
  • Climb and maintain body balance on ladders, scaffolding, or high structures; and see and hear well (either naturally or with correction).
  • Lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Stoop, lay, bend or squat for long periods of time.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • May be exposed to fumes, dust or other airborne particles.
  • May be exposed to loud noises.
  • Position regularly works near moving mechanical parts and vibrating machinery.
  • May be exposed to extreme outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.

OTHER:

  • Travel will be required.
  • Overtime will be required.
  • Shiftwork may be required.
  • Holiday and weekend work may be required.

REQUIRED TOOLS:

Must possess and bring hand tools to each job site such as:

Spud Wrenches, Hammers, Squares, Reamers, Bolt Bags, Connecting Bars, Wrenches, Measuring Devices, Clamps, Pry Bars, Sockets, Wedges, Tool Holders, Bull Pins, Pliers, Levels and Tie Wire Reels.

 

Robinson Construction is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We will provide equal opportunity to all applicants and prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or veteran status. Applicants are treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance.


Wage

DOE

Experience

Any

Type

Full-time