Structural Steel Erector/Fabricator Welder

Clearwater, FL 33762

Posted: 09/06/2019 Industry: Skilled Labor - Trades Job Number: 7322

StaffEx is currently seeking an experienced Iron Worker for the Structural Steel Erector position in Saint Petersburg, FL for a company that specializes in complete metal packages for commercial construction in the Tampa Bay area. This opportunity is in Saint Petersburg and is a Direct Hire position Monday to Friday tentatively 7am 4pm. Pay rate is $14 - $19 hr depending on experience.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience with Erecting structural steel, bar joist, bridging, and laid decking.

Duties (Varies on a day-to-day basis)
  • Assemble hoisting equipment and rigging, such as cables, pulleys, and hooks, to move heavy equipment and materials
  • Bolt aligned structural-steel members in position for permanent riveting, bolting, or welding into place
  • Connect columns, beams, and girders with bolts, following blueprints and instructions from supervisors
  • Drive drift pins through holes in order to align holes in structural-steel members with corresponding holes in previously placed members
  • Fasten structural-steel members to hoist cables, using chains, cables, or rope
  • Force structural-steel members into final positions, using turnbuckles, crowbars, jacks, and hand tools
  • Hoist steel beams, girders, and columns into place, using cranes, or signal hoisting equipment operators to lift and position structural-steel members
  • Pull, push, or pry structural-steel members into approximate positions for bolting into place
  • Ride on girders or other structural-steel members to position them, or use rope to guide them into position
  • Unload and position prefabricated steel units for hoisting as needed
  • Verify vertical and horizontal alignment of structural-steel members, using plumb bobs, laser equipment, transits, and/or levels
  • Cut, bend, and weld steel pieces, using metal shears, torches, and welding equipment
  • Fabricate metal parts such as steel frames, columns, beams, and girders, according to blueprints or instructions from supervisors
  • Insert sealing strips, wiring, insulating material, ladders, flanges, gauges, and valves, depending on types of structures being assembled
  • Read specifications and blueprints to determine the locations, quantities, and sizes of materials required
  • Walking steel, connect and weld
  • Hanging steel
  • Installing railing/ Drilling support holes in concrete

  • 2+ years of in-field experience as a welder
  • Experienced in reading blueprints
  • Ideal candidate will have previous experience in construction
  • Ability to read and interpret English documents, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure in English and Metric, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Be able to lift 50lbs
  • Be AWS (American Welding Society) certified in the last year OR continuous employment as a welder since certification date no laps in employment as a welder
  • No Felonies within the past 7 years
  • Must pass a 5-panel drug test
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