Ironworkers fabricate, erect, hoist, install, repair and service structural ironwork, precast concrete, concrete reinforcing materials, curtain walls, ornamental iron and other metals used in the construction of buildings, bridges, highways, dams and other structures and equipment. They are employed by construction ironwork contractors.

Ironworker – Generalist

By |2021-12-02T11:27:07-06:00December 2nd, 2021|

Ironworkers reinforce buildings, highways, bridges, and other large structures with steel supports. They also reinforce concrete with metal bars or wire material for construction. Some ironworkers do fabrication work in factories, while others work outdoors on construction sites. They can be involved in manufacturing, construction, demolition, salvaging, and maintenance work.

Ironworker – Structural and Ornamental

By |2021-12-02T11:27:06-06:00December 2nd, 2021|

Structural and ornamental ironworkers make and install metalwork such as curtain walls, iron gates and doors, stairways, and railings in buildings. Ironworkers must be able to read instructions and construction plans. They may inspect metalwork for deterioration and maintain it by aligning and welding new bolts or other metal pieces into place.

Reinforcing Rodworker

By |2021-12-02T11:26:29-06:00December 2nd, 2021|

Reinforcing rodworkers reinforce concrete with metal bars or wire material for construction. This concrete is used in buildings, apartments, highways, bridges, and other large structures. Rodworkers must be skilled at reading blueprints, using power tools, and rigging and hoisting steel and other reinforcing materials.

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