The start of steel erection on a building connecting two others.

Raise, place, and unite iron or steel girders, columns, and other structural members to form completed structures or structural frameworks.  May erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings.

Job Tasks

  • Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean environment.
  • Connect columns, beams, and girders with bolts, following blueprints and instructions from supervisors.
    • Install metal structural components.
  • Bolt aligned structural steel members in position for permanent riveting, bolting, or welding into place.
    • Install metal structural components.
  • Fasten structural steel members to hoist cables, using chains, cables, or rope.
  • Verify vertical and horizontal alignment of structural steel members, using plumb bobs, laser equipment, transits, or levels.
    • Verify alignment of structures or equipment.
  • Hoist steel beams, girders, or columns into place, using cranes or signaling hoisting equipment operators to lift and position structural steel members.
    • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
    • Signal equipment operators to indicate proper equipment positioning.
  • Cut, bend, or weld steel pieces, using metal shears, torches, or welding equipment.
    • Cut metal components for installation.
    • Weld metal components.
  • Erect metal or precast concrete components for structures, such as buildings, bridges, dams, towers, storage tanks, fences, or highway guard rails.
    • Install metal structural components.
  • Force structural steel members into final positions, using turnbuckles, crowbars, jacks, or hand tools.
    • Install metal structural components.
  • Pull, push, or pry structural steel members into approximate positions for bolting into place.
    • Position structural components.
  • Unload and position prefabricated steel units for hoisting as needed.
    • Load or unload materials used in construction or extraction.
    • Position structural components.
  • Drive drift pins through rivet holes to align rivet holes in structural steel members with corresponding holes in previously placed members.
    • Install metal structural components.
  • Assemble hoisting equipment or rigging, such as cables, pulleys, or hooks, to move heavy equipment or materials.
    • Assemble temporary equipment or structures.
  • Fabricate metal parts, such as steel frames, columns, beams, or girders, according to blueprints or instructions from supervisors.
    • Fabricate parts or components.
  • Use rope to guide steel members into position.
    • Position structural components.
  • Dismantle structures or equipment.
    • Dismantle equipment or temporary structures.
  • Insert sealing strips, wiring, insulating material, ladders, flanges, gauges, or valves, depending on the types of structures being assembled.
    • Install insulation in equipment or structures.
    • Install gauges or controls.
    • Install electrical components, equipment, or systems.
  • Install metal roof and metal siding.
Job Category: Field
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Northumberland Pa

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