Apr 19, 2021

Journeyman Ironworker

  • Wanzek
Skilled Trades

Job Description


  • Promote and comply with all Company and safety policies and procedures
  • Set up hoisting equipment for raising and placing structural-steel members
  • Fasten steel members to cable of hoist using chain, cable or rope
  • Signal worker operating hoisting equipment to lift and place steel member
  • Guide member using tab line (rope) or ride on member in order to guide it into position
  • Pull, push or pry steel members into approximate position while member is supported by hoisting device
  • Force members into final position using turnbuckles, crowbars, jacks and hand tools
  • Align holes in member with corresponding holes in previously placed member by drifting drift pins or handle of wrench trough holes
  • Verify vertical and horizontal alignment of members, using plumb bob and level
  • Bolt aligned members to keep them in position until they can be permanently bolted or welded in place
  • Cut and weld steel members to make alterations, using oxyacetylene welding equipment
  • May be required to travel to different jobsites on limited notice
  • Maintain a professional appearance
  • Other duties as assigned by Foreman or Superintendent
  •  High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
  • One to three years related experience and/or training


  • Take reasonable care of your own and others’ health and safety and of those who may be affected by the day-to-day delivery of this role by taking personal responsibility for working toward Wanzek’s Zero Injury principles
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, blueprints and procedure manuals
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Compute rate, ratio and percent
  • Rate information using standards that can be measured or checked work within precise limits or standards of accuracy look at flat drawings, pictures, and blueprints and visualize how they would look as solid objects with height, width and depth visualize objects in three-dimensions from plans and drawings, see detail in objects or drawings and recognize slight differences in shapes or shadings

MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

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